Legislation and regulations

The Clean Energy Regulator was established by the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011.

The role of the Clean Energy Regulator is determined by climate change law. In particular, the Clean Energy Regulator has administrative responsibilities in relation to the carbon pricing mechanism, the Renewable Energy Target, the Carbon Farming Initiative, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme and the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units (ANREU). We will also administer the Emissions Reduction Fund.

The following legislation and regulations underpin each scheme:

For more information about the legislation, including the text of the bills as passed, explanatory memoranda, second reading speeches and parliamentary debates, see the relevant bill's page on the Australian Parliament's website.

All legislation is available on ComLaw.

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