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A Bill for an Act to amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995, and for related purposes
Administered by: Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
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Registered 25 Sep 2012
Introduced HR 19 Sep 2012
Table of contents.

2010‑2011‑2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Per‑tonne Carbon Price Equivalent) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995      3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Per‑tonne Carbon Price Equivalent) Act 2012.

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

Immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy Amendment (International Emissions Trading and Other Measures) Act 2012.

 

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

  

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995

1  Section 2A (definition of benchmark average auction charge)

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 2A

Insert:

per‑tonne carbon price equivalent has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011.

3  Subsection 3A(7) (paragraph (b) of the definition of applicable charge)

Omit “benchmark average auction charge for the previous financial year”, substitute “per‑tonne carbon price equivalent most recently published under section 196A of the Clean Energy Act 2011 before the start of the quarter”.

4  Subsection 4A(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of applicable charge)

Omit “benchmark average auction charge for the previous financial year”, substitute “per‑tonne carbon price equivalent most recently published under section 196A of the Clean Energy Act 2011 before the start of the quarter”.