27 Information accessible by search

(1)

The following information must be accessible by a search of the unit register:

(a)

the following up-to-date information for each account:

(i)

the name of the account holder; and

(ii)

the type of account; and

(iii)

the account number; and

(iv)

the full name, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and email address of any primary representatives of the account holder; and

(b)

a list of account holders; and

(c)

the relevant commitment period of any—

(i)

general cancellation account or retirement account; and

(ii)

long-term certified emission reduction replacement account or temporary certified emission reduction replacement account; and

(d)

any other information prescribed in regulations made under this Part.

(2)

The following information must be made accessible by a search of the unit register, and be available by 31 January in each year, in a form that shows the relevant totals at the end of the previous year:

(a)

the total holdings of Kyoto units in the Registry; and

(b)

the total holdings of assigned amount units, emission reduction units, certified emission reduction units, long-term certified emission reduction units, temporary certified emission reduction units, and removal units in the Registry; and

(c)

the total quantity of New Zealand units issued during that year under section 68 or 178B; and

(d)

the total quantity of New Zealand units transferred for each removal activity during that year; and

(e)

the total holdings of New Zealand units in the Registry; and

(f)

the total holdings of approved overseas units in the Registry; and

(g)

the total holdings of each type of approved overseas units in the Registry; and

(h)

the total quantity of assigned amount units issued on the basis of New Zealand’s initial assigned amount during that year; and

(i)

the total quantity of emission reduction units issued on the basis of a joint implementation project during that year; and

(j)

the following information in relation to units transferred to the Registry from overseas registries during that year:

(i)

the total quantity of units transferred; and

(ii)

the total quantity of each type of unit transferred; and

(iii)

the identity of the transferring overseas registries, including the total quantity of—

(A)

units transferred from each overseas registry; and

(B)

each type of unit transferred from each overseas registry; and

(k)

the following information in relation to units transferred from the Registry to overseas registries during that year:

(i)

the total quantity of units transferred; and

(ii)

the total quantity of each type of unit transferred; and

(iii)

the identity of the acquiring overseas registries, including the total quantity of—

(A)

units transferred to each overseas registry; and

(B)

each type of unit transferred to each overseas registry; and

(l)

the total quantity of units transferred between holding accounts in the Registry during that year; and

(m)

the total quantity of each type of unit transferred between holding accounts in the Registry during that year; and

(n)

the total quantity of removal units issued in relation to sink activities during that year; and

(o)

the total quantity of Kyoto units transferred to the sink cancellation account during that year; and

(p)

the total quantity of Kyoto units transferred to the non-compliance cancellation account during that year; and

(q)

the total quantity of units transferred to the general cancellation account during that year; and

(r)

the total quantity of Kyoto units retired during that year; and

(s)

the total quantity of units surrendered during that year; and

(t)

the total quantity of each type of unit surrendered during that year; and

(u)

the following information in relation to New Zealand units transferred to the conversion account during that year:

(i)

the total quantity of New Zealand units converted; and

(ii)

the total quantity of New Zealand units converted for the purpose of transferring designated assigned amount units to—

(A)

an account in an overseas registry; or

(B)

the general cancellation account; and

(v)

the total quantity of assigned amount units, certified emission reduction units, and emission reduction units carried-over from a previous commitment period during that year; and

(w)

the expiry date of each long-term certified emission reduction unit and each temporary certified emission reduction unit held in the Registry.

(3)

The following information must be accessible by a search of the unit register in a form that shows the relevant totals at the beginning of the previous year:

(a)

the total holdings of Kyoto units in each holding account in the Registry (including any holding account held by the Crown); and

(b)

the total holdings of assigned amount units, emission reduction units, certified emission reduction units, long-term certified emission reduction units, temporary certified emission reduction units, and removal units in each holding account in the Registry (including any holding account held by the Crown).

Section 27: substituted, on 26 September 2008, by section 31 of the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 85).

Section 27(2)(c): replaced, on 1 January 2013, by section 14 of the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 89).