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Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000

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Act No. 129 of 2000 as made
An Act to impose renewable energy certificate charge, and for related purposes
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Originating Bill: Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Bill 2000
Date of Assent 26 Oct 2000

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
No. 129, 2000



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Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000

No. 129, 2000

A graphic exists here.

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000

No. 129, 2000

An Act to impose renewable energy certificate charge, and for related purposes

A graphic exists here. Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000 No. 129, 2000

Long Title

An Act to impose renewable energy certificate charge, and for related purposes

[Assented to 26 October 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts:

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 1
Short title

This Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000.

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 2
Commencement

This Act commences at the same time as section 1 of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 3
Definitions

An expression used in this Act and in the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 has the same meaning in this Act as it has in that Act.

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 4
Act to bind Crown

This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 5
Imposition

The charge that is payable under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 is imposed by this section under the name of renewable energy shortfall charge.

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 6
Rates of charge

The rate of charge in relation to the year commencing on 1 January 2001 and all later years is $40 per MWh.

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) (CHARGE) ACT 2000
- SECT 7
Act does not impose a tax on property of a State

(1) This Act does not impose a tax on property of any kind belonging to a State. (2) In this section:

property of any kind belonging to a State has the same meaning as in section 114 of the Constitution.

(95/00)

Note

[Minister's second reading speech made in— House of Representatives on 22 June 2000 Senate on 14 August 2000]