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SLI 2006 No. 172 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Regulations 2003 to make changes to the definitions of 'off-road diesel fuel' and 'on-road alternative fuel' in order to clarify eligibility of biodiesel and diesel blends for fuel tax credits under the transitional arrangements contained in the Fuel Tax (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2006. The Regulations also contain rates for the phasing out of the on-road alternative fuel grant.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 30 Jun 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2006
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2006
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2012
Repealed by Enabling Act repealed by Fuel Tax (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2006 (Act No. 73, 2006).

Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 172

I, PROFESSOR MARIE BASHIR, AC, CVO, Deputy of the Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Act 2003.

Dated 28 June 2006

MARIE BASHIR

Deputy of the               

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

PETER DUTTON


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day on which the Fuel Tax Act 2006 commences.

3              Amendment of Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Regulations 2003

                Schedule 1 amends the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Regulations 2003.

4              Application of amendments

                The amendments made by Schedule 1 apply in relation to fuel that is imported or purchased on or after 1 July 2006.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Paragraph 7 (c)

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                (c)    a fuel that is made up of biodiesel and diesel if:

                          (i)    the biodiesel contained in the fuel:

                                   (A)     is the subject of the fuel standard under the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000; and

                                   (B)     complies with the standard; and

                         (ii)    the fuel:

                                   (A)     is the subject of the fuel standard for diesel fuel under the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000; and

                                   (B)     does not comply with the standard.

[2]           Paragraph 9 (1) (d)

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               (d)    a blend of diesel and biodiesel;

[3]           Paragraphs 9 (3) (d) and (e)

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               (d)    biodiesel.

[4]           Schedule 7, Part 2

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Part 2          On‑road alternative fuel

 

1.   For on‑road alternative fuel other than a blend of diesel and biodiesel

Type of fuel

Amount per litre

 

for the period …

the amount is

Biodiesel

1 July 2006 – 30 June 2007

$0.14808

 

1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008

$0.11106

 

1 July 2008 – 30 June 2009

$0.07404

 

1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010

$0.03702

 

1 July 2010 onwards

0

Ethanol

1 July 2006 – 30 June 2007

$0.16647

 

1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008

$0.12485

 

1 July 2008 – 30 June 2009

$0.08324

 

1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010

$0.04162

 

1 July 2010 onwards

0

Liquefied petroleum gas

1 July 2006 – 30 June 2007

$0.09540

 

1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008

$0.07155

 

1 July 2008 – 30 June 2009

$0.04770

 

1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010

$0.02385

 

1 July 2010 onwards

0

Liquefied natural gas

1 July 2006 – 30 June 2007

$0.06504

 

1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008

$0.04878

 

1 July 2008 – 30 June 2009

$0.03252

 

1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010

$0.01626

 

1 July 2010 onwards

0

Compressed natural gas

1 July 2006 – 30 June 2007

$0.10094

 

1 July 2007 – 30 June 2008

$0.07570

 

1 July 2008 – 30 June 2009

$0.05047

 

1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010

$0.02523

 

1 July 2010 onwards

0

 

2.   For on‑road alternative fuel that is a blend of diesel and biodiesel

Type of fuel

Amount per litre

A fuel that:

   (a)  is made up of biodiesel and diesel; and

   (b)  complies with paragraph 7 (c)

An amount worked out by multiplying the amount for biodiesel mentioned in table 1, for the appropriate period, by the percentage of biodiesel in the blend

[5]           Schedule 7, Part 3, heading

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Part 3          Off‑road diesel fuel of a kind specified in subregulation 9 (1) as in force immediately before 1 July 2006

[6]           Schedule 7, Part 3, after table 5

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Note   Off‑road diesel fuel of a kind specified in subregulation 9 (1), but acquired, manufactured or imported on or after 1 July 2006, is subject to the arrangements in the Fuel Tax Act 2006 and the Fuel Tax Regulations 2006.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.