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This rule amends the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 to delay the requirement to apply for new baselines.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 42A
Registered 11 May 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-May-2020
Tabled Senate14-May-2020
To be repealed 25 Aug 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Extended Transition) Rule 2020

I, Angus Taylor, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, make the following instrument.

Dated     6 May 2020

Angus Taylor

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction

 

 

 

  


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 2

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 2

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 2

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Extended Transition) Rule 2020.

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.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 subsection 22XS(1) of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007.

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

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015

1  Section 4 (subparagraphs (a)(i) and (ii) of the definition of production variable)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

2  Section 4 (subparagraphs (c)(i) and (ii) of the definition of production variable)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

3  Paragraph 14(2)(a)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

4  Paragraphs 18(3)(c) and (d)

Omit “2020” (wherever occurring), substitute “2021”.

5  Subsection 23(7)

Omit “or 1 July 2019”, substitute “, 1 July 2019 or 1 July 2020”.

6  Paragraph 26A(2)(b)

Omit “or 1 July 2019”, substitute “, 1 July 2019 or 1 July 2020”.

7  Subsection 26A(5)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

8  Subsection 26A(6)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

9  Subparagraph 27(1)(d)(i)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

10  Paragraph 30(2)(e)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

11  Paragraph 31(5)(b)

Omit “4 financial years”, substitute “5 financial years”.

12  Subsection 31(5)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

13  Subsection 33(6)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

14  Subsection 34(9)

Omit “2020”, substitute “2021”.

15  After paragraph 68(1)(a)

Add:

                    (aa)         to extend by 1 year the end date for a declared multi-year period ending on 30 June 2020; or

16  After section 80

Add:

Division 2—Application and transitional provisions relating to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Extended Transition) Rule 2020

81 Baseline emissions number if calculated-emissions baseline determination expired on 30 June 2019

                   If a calculated-emissions baseline determination for a facility expired on 30 June 2019 and no other baseline determination applies to the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019, the baseline emissions number for the facility for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2019 is taken to be the baseline emissions number of the calculated-emissions baseline determination.