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A Bill for an Act to amend the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004, and for related purposes
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Registered 16 May 2011
Introduced HR 12 May 2011
Table of contents.

2010‑2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Treasury)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004                                                 3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Amendment Act 2011.

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

30 June 2011.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if any of the following do not commence on or before 30 June 2011:

(a) section 1 of the Excise Tariff Amendment (Taxation of Alternative Fuels) Act 2011;

(b) section 1 of the Customs Tariff Amendment (Taxation of Alternative Fuels) Act 2011;

(c) section 1 of the Taxation of Alternative Fuels Legislation Amendment Act 2011.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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

  

Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004

1  Paragraph 2A(a)

Omit “during the period starting on 18 September 2003 and ending on 30 June 2011”, substitute “on or after 18 September 2003”.

2  Paragraph 2A(aa)

Omit “during the period starting on 1 July 2006 and ending on 30 June 2011”, substitute “on or after 1 July 2006”.

3  Paragraph 2A(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

4  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of cleaner fuel)

Omit “, CNG, ethanol, LNG, LPG, methanol”.

5  Subsection 4(1) (definition of CNG)

Repeal the definition.

6  Subsection 4(1) (definition of end day)

Repeal the definition.

7  Subsection 4(1) (definition of ethanol)

Repeal the definition.

8  Subsection 4(1) (definition of LNG)

Repeal the definition.

9  Subsection 4(1) (definition of LPG)

Repeal the definition.

10  Subsection 4(1) (definition of methanol)

Repeal the definition.

11  Subsection 4(1) (definition of offset rate)

Repeal the definition.

12  Subsection 4(1) (paragraph (aa) of the definition of start day)

Repeal the paragraph.

13  Paragraph 5(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

14  Subsection 8(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  If you are entitled to a cleaner fuel grant for a quantity of biodiesel or renewable diesel, the amount of your grant is worked out in accordance with the regulations by reference to biodiesel’s excise duty rate.

15  Saving provision

The amendment made by item 14 of this Schedule does not affect the continuity of any regulations made under subsection 8(1) of the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004 that are in force immediately before that item commences.