Wednesday, 6 July 2011
Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011, Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011, Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011; In Committee
I am just taking as much advice as I can on your many questions, Senator Xenophon. I am told that our advice is that in no way does anything we have done breach the Racial Discrimination Act. We are supporting the Greens' amendment, which I think addresses many of your concerns, and we are still in the process of some ongoing consultations about some other issues. I think the Greens' amendment deals with many of your concerns, and we are very supportive of that.
That the amendments (Senator Cormann's) be agreed to.
The committee divided. [11:17]
(The Chairman—Senator Parry)