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A Bill for an Act to amend the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000, and for related purposes
Administered by: Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
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Registered 12 May 2010
Introduced HR 12 May 2010

2008‑2009‑2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000                                            3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2010.

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Act 2010 commences.

 

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

  

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000

1  Title

Omit “renewable energy certificate charge”, substitute “large‑scale generation shortfall charge”.

2  Section 1

Omit “Charge”, substitute “Large‑scale Generation Shortfall Charge”.

Note:       This item amends the short title of the Act. If another amendment of the Act is described by reference to the Act’s previous short title, that other amendment has effect after the commencement of this item as an amendment of the Act under its amended short title (see section 10 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901).

3  Section 5

Repeal the section, substitute:

5  Imposition

                   The large‑scale generation shortfall charge that is payable under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 is imposed by this section.

4  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Act apply in relation to liability to large‑scale generation shortfall charge under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 for the year starting on the commencement of this Schedule and later years.