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Climate Change Act 2017.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
Victoria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Forestry, Land & soil
Keyword
Basic legislation Access-to-information Air quality/air pollution Climate change Emissions Policy/planning Pollution control Ozone layer Forest management/forest conservation Forestry protection measures Private forest Property rights
Geographical area
Oceania
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 November 2017.
Abstract

The purpose of this Act, consisting of 102 sections divided into 11 Parts and completed by one Schedule, is to repeal and re-enact with amendments the Climate Change Act 2010: a) to set a long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction target; b) to provide for the setting of 5-yearly interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets in order to reach the long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction target; c) to facilitate the consideration of climate change issues in specified areas of decision

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.vic.gov.au

References - Legislation

Amends

Environment Protection Act 1970 (No. 8056).

Legislation | Australia | 1970 (2017)

Keyword: Pollution control, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Institution, Precautionary principle, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Climate Change Act 2010.

Legislation | Australia | 2010 (2013)

Keyword: Access-to-information, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Emissions, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Ozone layer, Basic legislation, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Private forest, Property rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Climate Change Regulations 2017.

Legislation | Australia | 2017

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Emissions, Contract/agreement, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX