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  • Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill: makes consequential amendments to 11 Acts and the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997; amends five taxation laws to establish the income tax and goods and services tax treatment of emission units; amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for a conservation tillage refundable tax offset; and makes transitional arrangements for the transfer of functions to the Clean Energy Regulator and the Climate Change Authority. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill imposes a tax on eligible international emissions units surrendered by liable entities for the financial years commencing 1 July 2015, 2016 and 2017, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of carbon units issued as a result of an auction, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Fixed Charge) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of carbon units issued for a fixed charge, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall Charge—General) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill imposes a tax on a unit shortfall for a financial year, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill outlines the structure of, and process for the introduction of, the mechanism by providing for: entities and emissions covered by the mechanism; entities’ obligations to surrender eligible emissions units; limits on the number of eligible emissions units that will be issued; the nature of carbon units; allocation of carbon units; mechanisms to contain costs; linking to other emissions trading schemes; assistance for emissions-intensive, trade-exposed activities and coal-fired electricity generators; monitoring, investigation, enforcement and penalties; administrative review of decisions; and reviews of aspects of the mechanism. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Clean Energy Regulator Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill establishes the Clean Energy Regulator as an independent statutory body to administer the mechanism included in the Clean Energy Plan, the Carbon Farming Initiative, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System, the Renewable Energy Target and the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Climate Change Authority Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 18 bills to implement a carbon pricing mechanism, the bill establishes: the Climate Change Authority as an independent statutory body to review the carbon pricing mechanism, the Renewable Energy Target Scheme, the Carbon Farming Initiative, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System and other matters as requested by the minister or by both Houses of Parliament; and the Land Sector Carbon and Biodiversity Board to provide advice on key performance indicators and the implementation of land sector and biodiverity measures associated with climate change and undertaken by the Biodiversity Fund. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish the Carbon Farming Initiative, the bill provides for: the types of abatement projects eligible for Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs); requirements for recognition as an offsets entity; eligibility for offsets projects; participation by holders of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land; characteristics of methodology determinations; permanence arrangements for sequestration projects; reporting requirements for offsets projects; a framework for auditing offset reports; the issue and exchange of ACCUs; monitoring and enforcement powers; merits review of decisions; the establishment and functions of the Domestic Offsets Integrity Committee and the Carbon Credits Administrator; and the publication of information and the treatment of confidential information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish the Carbon Farming Initiative, the bill amends the:
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    to provide that financial institutions and other persons who buy Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) are subject to reporting and other obligations;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Corporations Act 2001
    in relation to the regulation of financial services for ACCUs;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    and
    National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
    to provide for the appropriate exchange of information between administrators; and
    National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
    to extend the arrangements for reporting transfer certificates beyond 30 June 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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