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This instrument sets out the detailed rules for implementing and monitoring emissions offsets projects undertaken in accordance with determinations made under section 106 of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011.
Administered by: Environment
Registered 09 Feb 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Feb-2016
Tabled Senate22-Feb-2016
Date of repeal 11 Feb 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Amendment (Extended Accounting Period) Rule 2016

I, Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment, make the following rule.

Dated 4 February 2016

Greg Hunt

Minister for the Environment

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Rule 2015                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Amendment (Extended Accounting Period) Rule 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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

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Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

At the same time as the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative—Source Separated Organic Waste) Methodology Determination 2016 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011.

4  Schedules

                   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

  

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Rule 2015

1  Section 6

Repeal the section, substitute:

6  Extended accounting period

                   For subsection 7A(1) of the Act, an eligible offsets project that is covered by either of the following methodology determinations has an extended accounting period of 6 years:

                     (a)  the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative—Alternative Waste Treatment) Methodology Determination 2015;

                     (b)  the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative—Source Separated Organic Waste) Methodology Determination 2016.