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SLI 2013 No. 44 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 to make changes to activities eligible as EITE activities.
Administered by: Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Made 28 Mar 2013
Registered 03 Apr 2013
Tabled HR 14 May 2013
Tabled Senate 14 May 2013
Date of repeal 05 Apr 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 3)

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 44, 2013

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 Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.

Dated              28 March 2013

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

Greg Combet

Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001                                               2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 3)

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001

1  Subregulations 22X(1A) and (1B)

Repeal the subregulations, substitute:

          (1A)  However, if an application under subsection 46A(1) of the Act for a partial exemption certificate is:

                     (a)  for 2013; and

                     (b)  made by a prescribed person mentioned in regulation 22G, 22H, 22I, 22J or 22K; and

                     (c)  for an emissions‑intensive trade‑exposed activity mentioned in Parts 48 and 49 of Schedule 6;

the application must be lodged with the Regulator before 1 June 2013.

2  Paragraph 731(a) of Schedule 6

Omit “more than 50%”, substitute “at least 50%”.

3  Paragraph 731(b) of Schedule 6

Omit “less than 40%”, substitute “no more than 40%”.

4  Paragraph 733(a) of Schedule 6

Omit “more than 50%”, substitute “at least 50%”.

5  Paragraph 733(b) of Schedule 6

Omit “less than 40%”, substitute “no more than 40%”.

6  Subclause 740(2) of Schedule 6 (paragraph (a) of the definition of cobalt products)

After “(Co(OH)2)”, insert “or cobalt oxyhydroxide (CoOOH)”.

7  Subclause 740(2) of Schedule 6 (paragraph (b) of the definition of intermediate nickel products)

Omit “42%”, substitute “35%”.

8  At the end of Schedule 6

Add:

Part 49  Production of helium

Division 1   Production of helium

743  Production of helium

                   The production of helium is the chemical and physical transformation of a gas mixture that has a mole fraction of helium of no more than 10% to a product with a mole fraction of helium of at least 99%.

Division 2   Classification of activity

744  Classification of activity

                   The production of helium is a moderately emissions‑intensive activity.

Division 3   Electricity baseline for calculating partial exemption

745  Electricity baseline for product

                   The electricity baseline for calculating the amount of a liable entity’s partial exemption in respect of the production of helium is 36.5 MWh per tonne of 100% equivalent helium that:

                     (a)  is produced by carrying on the emissions‑intensive trade‑exposed activity; and

                     (b)  is of saleable quality.

Note:          Saleable quality is defined in regulation 22C.