Second Reading Speeches

Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) 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 as a result of an auction, or for a fixed charge, or on a unit shortfall, to the extent that it is a duty of customs.