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Second Reading Speeches

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of Australian emissions units issued as a result of an auction or for a fixed charge, to the extent that it is a duty of customs.

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