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Act No. 129 of 2000 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2010
An Act to impose large-scale generation shortfall charge, and for related purposes
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Registered 19 Jan 2011
Start Date 01 Jan 2011
End Date 18 Jun 2018
Table of contents.

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Large‑scale Generation Shortfall Charge) Act 2000

Act No. 129 of 2000 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 14 January 2011
taking into account amendments up to Act No. 70 of 2010

The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section

The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be
affected by application provisions that are set out in the Notes section

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney‑General’s Department, Canberra

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title [see Note 1]........................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement [see Note 1].............................................................. 1

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

4............ Act to bind Crown.............................................................................. 1

5............ Imposition........................................................................................... 1

6............ Rates of charge.................................................................................... 1

7............ Act does not impose a tax on property of a State................................ 1

Notes                                                                                                                                               3


An Act to impose large‑scale generation shortfall charge, and for related purposes

1  Short title [see Note 1]

                   This Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Large‑scale Generation Shortfall Charge) Act 2000.

2  Commencement [see Note 1]

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

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.

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.

5  Imposition

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

6  Rates of charge

             (1)  The rate of charge is $65 per MWh.

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.


Notes to the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Large-scale Generation Shortfall Charge) Act 2000

Note 1

The Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Large‑scale Generation Shortfall Charge) Act 2000 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 129, 2000 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

For all relevant information pertaining to application, saving or transitional provisions see Table A.

Table of Acts

Act

Number
and year

Date
of Assent

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000

129, 2000

26 Oct 2000

18 Jan 2001 (see s. 2)

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2000

150, 2000

21 Dec 2000

(a)

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2009

79, 2009

7 Sept 2009

8 Sept 2009

Sch. 1 (item 2)

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2010

70, 2010

28 June 2010

Schedule 1: 1 Jan 2011 (see s. 2(1))
Remainder: Royal Assent

Sch. 1 (item 4)


(a)     Section 2 of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2000 provides as follows:

                   2.   This Act commences, or is taken to have commenced, immediately after the commencement of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000.


Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Title.....................................

am. No. 70, 2010

S. 1......................................

am. No. 70, 2010

S. 5......................................

rs. No. 70, 2010

S. 6......................................

rs. No. 150, 2000

 

am. No. 79, 2009


Table A

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2009
(No. 79, 2009)

Schedule 1

2  Application

(1)       The amendment made by item 1 of this Schedule applies in respect of a renewable energy certificate shortfall for the calendar years that fall during the period:

                     (a)  starting on 1 January 2010; and

                     (b)  ending on 31 December 2030.

(2)       In this item:

renewable energy certificate shortfall has the same meaning as in the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Act 2010
(No. 70, 2010)

Schedule 1

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.