Kyoto Protocol Ratification Bill 2003 [No. 2]

Kyoto Protocol Ratification Bill 2003 [No. 2]

Information about the Bill

The Senate has referred this bill to the Committee for inquiry and report by 4 March 2004.

The purpose of the bill is to require the Government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change within 60 days of the Act's commencement and to require compliance with a number of related measures.


Submissions become committee documents and are made public only after a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions must not release them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by parliamentary privilege but the unauthorised release of them is not.

Submissions received

Public Hearings

13 February 2004 Canberra Transcript (PDF format)

Report - Tabled 25 March 2004