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Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regulation 2016

Authoritative Version
Regulations as made
This instrument expands ARENA’s legistated functions to enable it to work with the Clean Energy Finance Corporation on administering the new Clean Energy Innovation Fund.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Made 05 May 2016
Registered 09 May 2016
Tabled HR 30 Aug 2016
Tabled Senate 30 Aug 2016

 

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regulation 2016

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 05 May 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Greg Hunt

Minister for the Environment

 

 

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

Part 2—Australian Renewable Energy Agency                                                                            2

5............ ARENA’s prescribed functions.................................................................................... 2

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This is the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regulation 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

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

10 May 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011.

Clean Energy Innovation Fund: see section 5.

Part 2Australian Renewable Energy Agency

  

5  ARENA’s prescribed functions

             (1)  For paragraph 8(f) of the Act, ARENA has the following functions:

                     (a)  to assist the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in the governance, management and administration of the Clean Energy Innovation Fund in relation to clean energy technologies within the meaning of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012;

                     (b)  without limiting paragraph (a), to do the following:

                              (i)  provide assistance to persons developing project proposals for financing from the Clean Energy Innovation Fund;

                             (ii)  provide advice to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in relation to such proposals.

Note:          ARENA is the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

             (2)  In this regulation:

Clean Energy Innovation Fund means the fund known as the Clean Energy Innovation Fund that is administered by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in accordance with any directions made under subsection 64(1) of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012.