Sustainable Biofuel Obligation Bill

About this bill

The bill introduces an obligation for any person or company that imports or refines more than 50,000 litres of liquid fossil fuels for transport in New Zealand, excluding aviation fuels, to reduce the greehouse gas emissions intensity of those fuels by also supplying sustainable biofuels.

Current status

Passed first reading 15 November 2022, now with the Environment Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 12 January 2023

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 182-1
Introduced 9 November 2022
First reading 15 November 2022
Select Committee Environment Committee
Public submissions due 12 January 2023
Divided No

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