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Second Reading Speeches

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

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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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.