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SLI 2012 No. 33 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Regulations 2011, the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Regulations 2011, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008 and the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 to reflect the transfer of functions from the Carbon Credits Administrator, the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer and the Renewable Energy Regulator to the Clean Energy Regulator.
Administered by: Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Made 21 Mar 2012
Registered 23 Mar 2012
Tabled HR 08 May 2012
Tabled Senate 10 May 2012
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Climate Change Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 33

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011, the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 and the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.

Dated 21 March 2012

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

GREG COMBET


Contents

                        1      Name of regulation                                                          2

                        2      Commencement                                                              2

                        3      Amendment of Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Regulations 2011        2

                        4      Amendment of Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Regulations 2011    3

                        5      Amendment of National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008  3

                        6      Amendment of Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001        3

Schedule 1                  Amendments to the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Regulations 2011     4

Schedule 2                  Amendments to the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Regulations 2011 6

Schedule 3                  Amendments to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008           8

Schedule 4                  Amendments to the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001       13

 

 


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Climate Change Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the commencement of section 3 of the Clean Energy Act 2011.

3              Amendment of Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Regulations 2011

                Schedule 1 amends the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Regulations 2011.

4              Amendment of Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Regulations 2011

                Schedule 2 amends the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Regulations 2011.

5              Amendment of National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008

                Schedule 3 amends the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008.

6              Amendment of Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001

                Schedule 4 amends the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001.


Schedule 1        Amendments to the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Regulations 2011

(section 3)

 

[1]           Subregulation 17 (1)

substitute

Entities already identified

         (1)   A person making a request who is an entity is not required to provide a document identifying the entity under this Division if:

                (a)    the entity has previously submitted the document in accordance with the registration requirements under:

                          (i)    the Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007; or

                         (ii)    the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000; and

               (b)    the entity is currently registered under the Act in relation to which the document was previously submitted; and

                (c)    the document is still current. 

[2]           Further amendments— ‘Administrator’

                The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘Administrator’ and inserting ‘Regulator’:

                   ·     regulation 3, definition of approved form and note

                   ·     regulation 6

                   ·     regulation 7, heading

                   ·     subregulation 9 (1)

                   ·     regulations 11 to 13

                   ·     regulation 15

                   ·     regulations 17 to 19

                   ·     Subdivision 2.2.4, heading

                   ·     regulation 23, including the heading

                   ·     regulations 24 and 25

                   ·     regulations 27 to 29

                   ·     regulation 31

                   ·     subregulation 32 (1)

                   ·     regulation 32, note 2

                   ·     regulation 33, heading

                   ·     subregulations 33 (1) and 33 (2)

                   ·     regulation 35, including the heading and the note

                   ·     regulations 39 to 42

                   ·     regulations 44 to 47

                   ·     regulations 49 and 50.

[3]           Further amendments—‘Administrator’s’

                The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘Administrator’s’ and inserting ‘Regulator’s’:

                   ·     subregulation 7 (1)

                   ·     subregulation 11 (2)

                   ·     regulation 11, note

                   ·     regulation 35, note.

Schedule 2        Amendments to the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Regulations 2011

(section 4)

 

[1]           Regulation 1.3, note

insert

·      Regulator

[2]           Subregulation 1.10 (1)

omit

Administrator’s

insert

Regulator’s

[3]           Subregulation 4.3 (1)

substitute

Entities already identified

         (1)   An applicant who is an entity is not required to provide a document identifying the entity under this Division if:

                (a)    the entity has previously submitted the document in accordance with the registration requirements under:

                          (i)    the Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007; or

                         (ii)    the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000; and

               (b)    the entity is currently registered under the Act in relation to which the document was previously submitted; and

                (c)    the document is still current.

[4]           Further amendments

                The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘Administrator’ and inserting ‘Regulator’:

                   ·     regulation 1.3, definition of approved form

                   ·     regulation 1.9

                   ·     regulation 1.10, heading

                   ·     regulation 3.1

                   ·     paragraph 3.28 (2) (d)

                   ·     regulation 3.35, note 2

                   ·     paragraph 3.37 (8) (b)

                   ·     regulations 4.11 and 4.12

                   ·     regulation 7.2.

Schedule 3        Amendments to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008

(section 5)

 

[1]           Regulation 1.03, note

substitute

Note   A number of terms in these Regulations are defined in the Act, including:

·            audit information

·            audit team member

·            CFI audit

·            controlling corporation

·            greenhouse and energy audit

·            greenhouse gas project

·            group

·            member

·            official of the Regulator

·            registered greenhouse and energy auditor

·            Regulator

·            subsidiary.

[2]           Paragraph 6.40 (1) (a)

substitute

                (a)    an official of the Regulator;

[3]           Further amendments—single mentions

Provision

omit

insert

Regulation 1.03, definition of Auditor Registration Instrument

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraphs 2.08 (2) (d) and (e)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 2.08 (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraph 2.09 (3) (b)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 2.09 (4), (5) and (7) and 2.10 (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraphs 2.11 (2) (d) and (e)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 2.11 (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraph 2.12 (3) (b)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 2.12 (4), (5) and (7), 2.13 (3) and 3.03 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulations 3.04 and 3.06

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 4.02 (1)

Greenhouse Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 4.02 (4) and 4.33 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraph 4.33 (1) (b)

Greenhouse Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.07 (1), 6.12 (2), 6.14 (2), 6.14A (2), 6.15 (2), 6.16 (2), 6.19 (3), 6.20 (4), 6.21 (4), 6.23 (1) and 6.24 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 6.24 (2), note

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.25 (2), (3) and (5) and 6.26 (1) and (4)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulations 6.27 and 6.28

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.29, heading

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.29 (1) and (2)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 6.29 (2)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer’s

Regulator’s

Paragraph 6.29 (3) (d)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.30, heading

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer’s

Regulator’s

Subregulations 6.30 (1), (2) and (4) and 6.31 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.33

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.34, heading

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.34 (1) to (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 6.34 (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer’s

Regulator’s

Subregulation 6.35, heading

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer’s

Regulator’s

Subregulations 6.35 (1) and (2) and 6.37 (1) and (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 6.37 (3)

the Officer

the Regulator

Subregulation 6.38 (1), note

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.40 (2) and 6.41 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 6.41 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer’s

Regulator’s

Subregulations 6.41 (3) and (4)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraph 6.45 (2) (d)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulation 6.47 (1), note

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.47 (3) and (5), 6.53 (2), 6.61 (1), (2) and (4)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraphs 6.62 (2) (c) and (4) (a) and 6.63 (a)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.64A, definition of alternative audit

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.64 (2), 6.65 (3), 6.66 (2), 6.67 (1) and (3) and 6.69 (1) and (2)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Paragraph 6.69 (3) (f) 

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.71, heading

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Subregulations 6.71 (4) and 6.72 (2)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.73, heading

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

Regulation 6.73

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

[4]           Further amendments—multiple mentions

Provision

omit each mention of

insert

Subregulation 2.09 (6)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Paragraph 2.10 (2) (b)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Subregulation 2.12 (6)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Paragraph 2.13 (2) (b)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Subregulations 6.26 (2), 6.30 (3) and 6.31 (4)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Regulation 6.36

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Subregulations 6.40 (1), 6.47 (7), 6.54 (5), 6.61 (3) and 6.62 (1)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Paragraphs 6.62 (2) (b) and (4) (b)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Subregulations 6.68 (1) and 6.71 (3)

Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer

Regulator

 

Schedule 4        Amendments to the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001

(section 6)

 

[1]           Regulation 3A, note

substitute

Note   A copy of the document mentioned in subparagraph (3) (c) (ii) is available by post from the Regulator, GPO Box 621, Canberra ACT 2601. The document can be viewed on and downloaded from the Regulator’s website: www.cleanenergyregulator.gov.au.

[2]           Further amendments—Renewable Energy Regulator

                The following provisions are amended by inserting ‘or the Renewable Energy Regulator’ after ‘the Regulator’:

                   ·     paragraph 18 (1) (f)

                   ·     paragraph 20H (3) (a)

                   ·     paragraph 20K (5) (a)

                   ·     paragraph 20M (2) (a).

[3]           Further amendments— Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator

                The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘Office of the Renewable Energy’:

                   ·     subregulation 24 (2)

                   ·     regulations 25 and 25A.


Note

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