28 Jul '11, 4am

Federal Government's full draft legislation for the carbon tax, is now online. #ct #auspol

Home > What the Government is doing > Public consultations > Clean Energy Legislative Package Clean Energy Legislative Package Engagement process The submission period is open from Thursday, 28 July – Monday, 22 August 2011 . Submissions are invited from all interested stakeholders. Clean Energy Legislative Package - Summary of legislation (PDF 181 KB) Clean Energy Legislative Package - Summary of legislation (DOC 156 KB) Securing a clean energy future: Making it law (PDF 413 KB) Securing a clean energy future: Making it law (DOC 920 KB) The purpose of this public engagement process is to confirm that the draft bills implement the announced policy and that they do not, as drafted, create any uncertainties, ambiguities or risks of unintended consequences. The Government has also released draft commentaries on the bills, and seeks views as to whether they clearly explain the...

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