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Excise Tariff Amendment (Per-tonne Carbon Price Equivalent) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Part of a package of seven bills to link Australia’s carbon pricing mechanism to overseas emissions trading schemes from 1 July 2015, the bill amends the

Excise Tariff Act 1921
to provide that the per-tonne carbon price equivalent applied to liquid fuels is consistent with the compliance costs of liable entities under the carbon pricing mechanism with linking arrangements.