Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2017

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of March 2017

Present:
The Right Hon Bill English presiding 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 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 27 April 2017.

3 Principal regulations

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

4 Regulation 7 amended (Aluminium smelting)

(1)

Replace regulation 7(4)(g) with:

(g)

5.160, which is the allocative baseline for any 2016 final allocation:

(2)

After regulation 7(4)(h), insert:

(i)

5.130, which is the allocative baseline for any 2018 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 27 April 2017. They amend the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Regulations 2010 by finalising the allocative baseline for 2016 and adding a provisional allocative baseline for 2018 for products produced by New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited. No change is made to the 2017 provisional allocative baseline.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 March 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.