Climate Change (Emissions Trading Scheme and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Amendment Regulations 2022

2022/267

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Emissions Trading Scheme and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Amendment Regulations 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of September 2022

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 30G, 30W, 163, 164, 168, 245, and 246 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

in compliance with the requirements set out in sections 3A and 3B of that Act; and

(c)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Climate Change tendered after,—

(i)

in relation to Parts 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 of these regulations, having had regard to New Zealand’s international climate change obligations (if any) in respect of the collection of data and information relating to, and the measurement of, emissions and removals from the relevant activity; and

(ii)

in relation to Part 5 of these regulations, having had regard to New Zealand’s international obligations relating to synthetic greenhouse gases and having complied with the requirements specified in section 30W(2) of that Act.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal regulations
4Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)
5Regulation 11D and cross-heading revoked
6Cross-heading above regulation 11E amended
7Regulation 11E revoked (Effect of conversion of unit)
8Principal regulations
9Regulation 22 and cross-heading revoked
10Schedule 1 amended
11Principal regulations
12Regulation 17 amended (Method of calculating emissions from natural gas mined other than for export)
13Regulation 24 amended (Continuous emissions monitoring method for calculating emissions from combusting used oil, waste oil, used tyres, or municipal waste)
14Regulation 25 amended (Periodic source testing method for calculating emissions from combusting used oil, waste oil, used tyres, or municipal waste)
15Regulation 35 amended (Method of calculating emissions from producing aluminium)
16Schedule 2 amended
17Schedule 2A amended
18Principal regulations
19Regulation 12 amended (Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval for fugitive coal seam gas)
20Regulation 16 amended (Requirements for applications for unique emissions factor approval for geothermal fluid use calculated by reference to steam production)
21Regulation 17 amended (Requirements for applications for unique emissions factor approval for geothermal fluid use calculated by reference to non-condensable gas concentrations)
22Regulation 23 amended (Calculation of unique emissions factor in accordance with periodic source testing option)
23Regulation 23B amended (Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor relating to waste composition)
24Schedule 1 amended
25Schedule 3 amended
26Principal regulations
27Enacting statement amended
28Regulation 10 amended (Price of carbon)
29Regulation 11 amended (Rates of levies prescribed)
30Schedule 1 amended
31Schedule 2 amended
32Principal regulations
33Schedule amended
34Principal regulations
35Regulation 5 amended (Method of calculating emissions from operating disposal facilities)
Explanatory note
Administrative Information