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A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the Australian energy market, and for related purposes
Administered by: Resources, Energy and Tourism
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Registered 12 Feb 2009
Introduced HR 12 Feb 2009

2008‑2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Energy Market Amendment (AEMO and Other Measures) Bill 2009

 

No.      , 2009

 

(Resources, Energy and Tourism)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the Australian energy market, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 1

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                         1

Australian Energy Market Act 2004                                                                        1

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                              1

Trade Practices Act 1974                                                                                           1

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the Australian energy market, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Energy Market Amendment (AEMO and Other Measures) Act 2009.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 7 to 11

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

4.  Schedule 1, item 12

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, item 13

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

6.  Schedule 1, item 14

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

1  Paragraph 2(dab) of Schedule 3

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008”, substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

Australian Energy Market Act 2004

2  Section 3 (definition of Western Australian Gas Legislation)

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008” (wherever occurring), substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

3  Subsections 11J(1) and (2)

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008”, substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

4  Section 11K

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008”, substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

5  Paragraph 11R(2)(a)

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008”, substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

6  Subsection 11R(3)

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008”, substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000

7  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

AEMO has the same meaning as in the National Electricity Law set out in the Schedule to the National Electricity (South Australia) Act 1996 of South Australia.

8  Subsection 5(1) (definition of NEMMCO)

Repeal the definition.

9  Paragraph 31(2)(c)

Omit “NEMMCO”, substitute “AEMO”.

10  Paragraph 32(1)(a)

Omit “NEMMCO”, substitute “AEMO”.

11  Section 34

Omit “NEMMCO”, substitute “AEMO”.

Note:       The heading to section 34 is altered by omitting “NEMMCO” and substituting “AEMO”.

Trade Practices Act 1974

12  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Western Australian Gas Legislation)

Omit “(Western Australia) Act 2008” (wherever occurring), substitute “(WA) Act 2009”.

13  Paragraph 44AAF(3)(c)

Omit “National Electricity Market Management Company”, substitute “Australian Energy Market Operator”.

14  Section 44B (paragraph (c) of the definition of National Gas Law)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the Western Australian Gas Legislation; or