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The instrument amends the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 to publish additional emissions intensities.
Administered by: Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 42A
Registered 01 Sep 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Sep-2022
Tabled Senate05-Sep-2022
Date of repeal 26 Nov 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Title: Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia - Description: Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Default Emissions Intensities) Rules 2022

I, Chris Bowen, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, make the following rules.

Dated: 27 August 2022

Chris Bowen

Minister for Climate Change and Energy

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                            2

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015                   2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Default Emissions Intensities) Rules 2022.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 (definition of Safeguard Mechanism document)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Safeguard Mechanism document means the document entitled “Safeguard Mechanism: Prescribed production variables and default emissions intensities” published by the Department and as in force on the commencement of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Default Emissions Intensities) Rules 2022.

                        Note:    In 2022, the document could be accessed from http://www.dcceew.gov.au and is included in the explanatory statement for the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Amendment (Default Emissions Intensities) Rules 2022.

2  Note after subsection 21(3) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (4)  The default emissions intensity is 0.0217 t CO2-e per tonne of manganese ore.

3  Note after subsection 26(4) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.000376 t CO2-e per gigajoule of products covered by subsection (1) and (2).

4  Note after subsection 27(3) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (4)  The default emissions intensity is 0.00121 t CO2-e per gigajoule of crude oil and condensate.

5  Note after subsection 29(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (3)  The default emissions intensity is 0.00159 t CO2-e per gigajoule of processed natural gas.

6  Note after subsection 30(4) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.00275 t CO2-e per gigajoule of processed natural gas.

7  Note after subsection 31(3) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (4)  The default emissions intensity is 0.00414 t CO2-e per gigajoule of liquefied natural gas.

8  Note after subsection 34(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (4)  The default emissions intensity is 0.00180 t CO2-e per gigajoule of liquefied petroleum gas.

9  Note after subsection 54A(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (3)  The default emissions intensity is 0.000094 t CO2-e per cubic-tonne-kilometre of non-bulk freight.

10  Note after subsection 54B(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (3)  The default emissions intensity is 0.000110 t CO2-e per cubic-tonne-kilometre of non-bulk (temperature controlled) freight.

11  Note after subsection 54C(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (3)  The default emissions intensity is 0.000044 t CO2-e per deadweight-tonne-kilometre of specialised and heavy haulage.

12  Note after subsection 54D(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (3)  The default emissions intensity is 0.000078 t CO2-e per net-tonne-kilometre of bulk freight.

13  Note after subsection 60(4) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note.

14  Note after subsection 66(3) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (4)  The default emissions intensity is 0.00292 t CO2-e per tonne of quarried rock.

15  Note after subsection 68(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

             (3)  The default emissions intensity is 0.955 t CO2-e per tonne of lead bullion.

16  Note after subsection 69(2) of Schedule 2

Repeal the note, substitute:

                     Note 1:    The blasting and sintering processes used in the activity may also treat either or both of concentrated mineralised zinc compounds and zinc bearing secondary materials.

                     Note 2:    The default emissions intensity for this prescribed production variable is yet to be calculated and specified in the Schedule.

17  Subsection 69(3) of Schedule 2

Repeal the subsection.

18  After subsection 88(4) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.360 t CO2-e per tonne of products covered by subsections (1) and (2).

19  After subsection 89(4) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.084 t CO2-e per tonne of products covered by subsections (1) and (2).

20  After subsection 90(4) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.371 t CO2-e per tonne of products covered by subsections (1) and (2).

21  After subsection 91(3) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (4)  The default emissions intensity is 0.374 t CO2-e per tonne of wheat based dried distillers grain.

22  After subsection 92(4) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.367 t CO2-e per kilolitre of ethanol covered by subsections (1) and (2).

23  After subsection 93(4) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 0.706 t CO2-e per kilolitre of ethanol covered by subsections (1) and (2).

24  After subsection 94(4) of Schedule 2

Insert:

             (5)  The default emissions intensity is 1.070 t CO2-e per kilolitre of ethanol covered by subsections (1) and (2).

25  Paragraph 4(4)(a) of Schedule 3

Omit “(1)(a) to (d)”, substitute “(3)(a) to (d)”.