Climate Change (Liquid Fossil Fuels) Amendment Regulations 2010

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Climate Change (Liquid Fossil Fuels) Amendment Regulations 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of September 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 163 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change Issues (having had regard to the matter specified in section 163(5) of that Act), makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Climate Change (Liquid Fossil Fuels) Amendment Regulations 2010.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 October 2010.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Collection of information by obligation fuel participants for purpose of calculating emissions
  • (1) Regulation 5(c) is amended by omitting to any person and substituting by the participant or a third party.

    (2) Regulation 5 is amended by adding the following subclause as subclause (2):

    • (2) In this regulation, third party

      • (a) means a person who purchased the obligation fuel from—

        • (i) the person required to comply with this regulation and regulation 6; or

        • (ii) a person who purchased the obligation fuel from the person referred to in subparagraph (i); but

      • (b) does not include an opt-in fuel participant.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 October 2010, amend regulation 5 of the Climate Change (Liquid Fossil Fuels) Regulations 2008. Regulation 5 provides for the collection of information by obligation fuel participants for the purpose of calculating emissions. Paragraph (c) of that regulation is amended so that information to be collected about the volume of obligation fuel used on international aviation or maritime trips extends to obligation fuel sold by persons who purchased the fuel from obligation fuel participants.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 September 2010.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.