Nature Repair Market (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2023

Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Reps
Parliament no

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Introduced with the Nature Repair Market Bill 2023 to create a national framework for a voluntary national biodiversity market, the bill amends the: Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 to: provide for the use and disclosure of protected information; provide for the minister to consult with the biodiversity minister before giving a direction about the Clean Energy Regulator’s powers and functions; amend the functions of the regulator to include functions conferred on it by a biodiversity law; include additional requirements for a person to be appointed as a member of the regulator; and provide for the delegation of the regulator’s functions and powers; and National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 to: provide that the minister may determine requirements for the conduct of audits by registered greenhouse and energy auditors; and provide for a register of greenhouse and energy auditors.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 Mar 2023
Second reading moved 29 Mar 2023

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Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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