Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment and Energy
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995, Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 and Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Act 1995 to: implement Australia’s commitment to phase-down import, export and production of hydrofluorocarbons from 1 January 2018, in advance of the global phase-down implemented under the Montreal Protocol, as amended by the Kigali Amendment; amend provisions in relation to the hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) phase-out and prohibit the use of new HCFCs from 1 January 2020 other than for permitted uses; implement Australia’s obligations under the Kyoto Protocol to regulate two newly listed synthetic greenhouse gases; amend provisions in relation to equipment bans and ensure that the provisions apply consistently to all entities regulated under the Act; and amend provisions in relation to licensing and reporting requirements.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 Mar 2017
Second reading moved 30 Mar 2017
Second reading debate 13 Jun 2017
Second reading agreed to 13 Jun 2017
Third reading agreed to 13 Jun 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Jun 2017
Second reading moved 14 Jun 2017
Second reading debate 19 Jun 2017
Second reading agreed to 19 Jun 2017
Third reading agreed to 19 Jun 2017
Finally passed both Houses 19 Jun 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 67
  • Year: 2017
23 Jun 2017

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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