This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order amends the Climate Change (General Exemptions) Order 2009. Clauses 5 and 6(1) and (3) come into force on 10 October 2013, while the rest of the order comes into force on 1 January 2014. The effect of the amendments is to—
set an exemption for the activity of using specified liquid hydrocarbons, as described by subpart 2 of Part 3 of Schedule 3 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 (the Act). The exemption applies if a person who carries out that activity does not exceed a threshold of using 1 500 tonnes per annum of specified liquid hydrocarbons:
set an exemption for the activity of producing iron or steel, as described by subpart 1 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Act. The exemption applies if a person who carries out the activity does not exceed a threshold of 100 tonnes per annum of carbon contained in materials added to metals for the purpose of producing iron or steel.
Date of notification in Gazette: 12 September 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.