Clean Energy Law in Australia

A must have resource on emissions trading, carbon pricing and reporting under the Clean Energy legislation.

The Clean Energy legislative package is in operation and making a significant impact on the Australian economy. 92 entities surrendered eligible emissions units in July 2013 alone and the Clean Energy Regulator has issued more than 1 million Australian carbon credit units into the Australian Carbon Market.

Clean Energy Law in Australia is a complete legal resource on the operation of the Clean Energy legislative package including the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (Cth) and related energy efficiency, carbon farming and renewable energy schemes. Providing you with technical and legal analysis of over 20 Clean Energy Acts and Regulations, no other resource is better placed to respond to the changing clean energy landscape and keep you on the cutting edge of legal advice.

Clean Energy Law in Australia provides:

1. Specific, technical and detailed legal commentary on:

  • liability under the Clean Energy Act 2011 (Cth);
  • requirements for registration, measurement and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (Cth);
  • the carbon price aspects of fuel tax and synthetic greenhouse gases;
  • energy efficiency;
  • renewable energy;
  • the carbon farming initiative;
  • accounting and disclosure and;
  • grants and other assistance programs.

2. Legislative policy and regulatory updates in this highly volatile and complex area of practice.

3. Detailed cross-referencing, assisting you to navigate this comprehensive service. Internal and external links will guide you to important regulatory material, and Acts and Regulations reproduced in full will save you time trawling through government websites for the legislation that make up the Clean Energy legislative package.

4. A comprehensive hyperlinked dictionary provides a quick reference guide to the complete clean energy legislation.

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General Information
Author/s:Dr Damien Lockie with contributions by Jeff Lynn, Partner, Ashurst; Elisa de Wit, Partner, Norton Rose; Renee Garner, Corporate Strategy & Advocacy Manager, Energy Australia; Doug Young, Principal, Young Law
Subject area/s:Environment and Resources Law, Corporate
Update Frequency:4-6 times per year
Currency:Next update July 2013
  1. Detailed legal commentary on the Clean Energy Legislation, will allow you to further your knowledge and gain a better understanding of this complex legislative scheme quickly.
  2. This is the only legal resource on the Clean Energy Legislation that brings together legal commentary, legislative policy and regulatory updates, in this practice area, providing you with the confidence that all of the information you need is covered in one place.
  3. With this online service you will be able to reference all relevant information at the click of a button.
  4. Detailed cross-referencing will assist you to navigate this comprehensive service easily and efficiently.

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