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SR 1999 No. 211 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Regulations.
Administered by: DOTARS
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Sep-1999
Tabled Senate20-Sep-1999
Gazetted 16 Sep 1999
Date of repeal 05 Apr 2010
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling legislation repealed by Schedule 1, Part 1, item 1 of the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Repeal Act 2009.
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Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1)

Statutory Rules 1999 No. 211

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Act 1995.

Dated 9 September 1999.

WILLIAM DEANE
Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

JOHN Anderson

Minister for Transport and Regional Services

 


Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 1999 No. 2112

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

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                        1  Name of Regulations                                                         2

                        2  Commencement                                                                2

                        3  Amendment of Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Regulations         2

Schedule 1       Amendments                                                               3

 


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1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 October 1999.

3              Amendment of Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Regulations

                Schedule 1 amends the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Regulations.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

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[1]         Regulation 1.1

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1.1           Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 1997.

[2]         After subregulation 2.2 (2)

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         (3)   Also, dangerous goods of Class 1, 6.2 or 7 are not taken to be dangerous goods for these Regulations, except regulation 2.3.

[3]         Paragraph 3.12 (1) (b)

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the transport

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transport

[4]         Regulation 4.9, heading

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4.9           Owner’s duties for certain tanks

[5]         Regulation 4.9

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vehicle of which a tank forms part, or to which a tank is attached, must not use the vehicle, or permit the vehicle

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tank that forms part of a vehicle, or that is attached to a vehicle, must not use the tank, or permit the tank

[6]         Paragraph 9.6 (b)

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be

[7]         Subregulation 11.4 (1)

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, complying with Chapter 11 of the ADG Code,

[8]         After subregulation 11.4 (1)

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      (1A)   The driver of a vehicle transporting dangerous goods by road must not carry shipping documentation for the goods that the driver knows, or reasonably ought to know, does not comply with Chapter 11 of the ADG Code.

Penalty:   $1,000.

[9]         Paragraph 11.8 (1) (b)

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               (b)    the required emergency information provided by the consignor of the goods, or by the prime contractor for the transport of the goods, is in the holder.

[10]      Paragraph 15.9 (1) (a)

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either

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any

[11]      Paragraph 21.3 (b)

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               (b)    unless the notice is withdrawn, if the person pays the penalty within 28 days after the day when the notice is served on the person (or any longer time allowed in writing by the authorised officer):

                          (i)    any liability of the person for the offence to which the notice relates will be discharged; and

                         (ii)    the person will not be prosecuted in court for the offence; and

                        (iii)    the person will not be taken to have been convicted of the offence; and

[12]      Paragraph 21.5 (1) (c)

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                (c)    unless the infringement notice is withdrawn, if the person pays the penalty within 28 days after the day when the reminder notice is served on the person (or any longer time allowed in writing by the authorised officer):

                          (i)    any liability of the person for the offence to which the notices relate will be discharged; and

                         (ii)    the person will not be prosecuted in court for the offence; and

                        (iii)    the person will not be taken to have been convicted of the offence; and

[13]      Regulation 23.1

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23.1        Prescribed fees

                The fees payable under these Regulations are prescribed in the following table:

 

Item

Provision for which fee is prescribed

Fee ($)

 

    1

paragraph 4.24 (c)

150

 

    2

paragraph 18.10 (2) (e)

30

 

    3

paragraph 18.12 (2) (e)

30

 

    4

subregulation 18.19 (3)

80

 

    5

subregulation 18.22 (3)

80

Note   A fee prescribed in this table for a service may differ from the fee prescribed under a corresponding provision of another participating jurisdiction if the cost of providing the service is different in the other participating jurisdiction.

[14]      Schedule 1, item 40

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regulation 11.4

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regulation 11.4, except subregulation (1A)

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1997 No. 241.

2.       Made by the Governor-General on 9 September 1999, and notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 16 September 1999.