Operating as an ACP

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This section outlines the obligations of Accredited Certificate Providers (ACPs), including with respect to the submission of reports, undertaking of audits, and the creation and sale of energy savings certificates. 

All ACPs are responsible for complying with the legislation and the conditions of their accreditation.  

Various penalties apply for contraventions of the requirements.

Penalties apply if:

  • A person creates or purports to create an energy saving certificate in breach of the Act, including any conditions of accreditation (Act s 133, Reg cl 78R). Currently, the maximum penalty is $220,000
  • A person fails to comply with the requirement to provide information or provides false or misleading information (Act s 158).