Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2016

2016/62

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of March 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 161A(1) of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change Issues.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 21 April 2016.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Regulations 2010 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 7 amended (Aluminium smelting)

Replace regulation 7(4)´╗┐(f) and (g) with:

(f)

5.152, which is the allocative baseline for any 2015 final allocation:

(g)

5.130, which is the allocative baseline for any 2016 provisional allocation:

(h)

5.130, which is the allocative baseline for any 2017 provisional allocation.

Michael Webster,
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 come into force on 21 April 2016. They amend the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Regulations 2010 by finalising the allocative baseline for 2015 and adding a provisional allocative baseline for 2017 for products produced by New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited. No change is made to the 2016 provisional allocative baseline.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 March 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.