Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)

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Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 127
I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.
Dated 28 June 2012
QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor-General
By Her Excellency’s Command
GREG COMBET
Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
1              Name of regulation
                This regulation is the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5).
2              Commencement
                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Amendment of Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001
                Schedule 1 amends the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
 
[1]           Paragraph 22X (1B) (b)
omit
43
insert
44
[2]           Schedule 6, after Part 43
insert
Part 44        Manufacture of reconstituted wood‑based panels
Division 1       Manufacture of reconstituted wood‑based panels
728         Manufacture of reconstituted wood‑based panels
                The manufacture of reconstituted wood‑based panels is the physical and chemical transformation of wood, including wood particles and residues (such as chips, shavings and sawdust) into a reconstituted wood-based panel that:
                (a)    has a density of greater than 500 kg a cubic metre; and
               (b)    has individual wood particles or fibres with an average maximum dimension of no more than 30 mm.
Examples of reconstituted wood-based panels are particleboard and medium density fibreboard.
Division 2       Classification of activity
729         Classification of activity
                The manufacture of reconstituted wood‑based panels is a moderately emissions‑intensive activity.
Division 3       Electricity baseline for calculating partial exemption
730         Electricity baseline for product
                The electricity baseline for calculating the amount of a liable entity’s partial exemption in respect of the manufacture of reconstituted wood‑based panels is 0.372 MWh per tonne of raw reconstituted wood-based panel that:
                (a)    has a density of greater than 500 kg a cubic metre; and
               (b)    has individual wood particles or fibres with an average maximum dimension of no more than 30 mm; and
                (c)    is produced by carrying on the emissions-intensive trade-exposed activity; and
               (d)    is of saleable quality.
Note   Saleable quality is defined in regulation 22C.
Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.