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SR 1999 No. 328 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Regulations 1996.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Feb-2000
Tabled Senate15-Feb-2000
Gazetted 22 Dec 1999
Date of repeal 19 Jul 2013
Repealed by Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013
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Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 3)

Statutory Rules 1999 No. 328

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 Export Control Act 1982.

Dated 15 December 1999.

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

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Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 3)1

Statutory Rules 1999 No. 3282

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Contents

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                        1  Name of Regulations                                                         2

                        2  Commencement                                                                2

                        3  Amendment of Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Regulations 1996          2

Schedule 1       Amendments                                                               3

 


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1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 3).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 31 December 1999.

3              Amendment of Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Regulations 1996

                Schedule 1 amends the Export Control (Hardwood Wood Chips) Regulations 1996.


Schedule 1        Amendments

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(regulation 3)

[1]         Paragraphs 2 (a) and (b)

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1 January 2000

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1 April 2000

[2]         After subregulation 10 (4)

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         (5)   In the period beginning on 1 January 2000, and ending at the end of 31 March 2000, the holder of a transitional licence must not export more than:

                (a)    the greater of:

                          (i)    a mass of controlled wood chips (whether residue or otherwise) equal to one third of the mass of controlled wood chips (whether residue or otherwise) authorised for paragraph (1) (a) for a calendar year of the licence; and

                         (ii)    10,000 tonnes of controlled wood chips (whether residue or otherwise); and

               (b)    a mass of residue wood chips equal to one third of the mass of residue wood chips authorised for paragraph (1) (b) for a calendar year of the licence.

[3]         After subregulation 11 (2)

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      (2A)   However, despite anything contained in the licence, a transitional licence mentioned in subregulation (2B) continues in force until the end of 31 March 2000.

      (2B)   Subregulation (2A) applies to a transitional licence that:

                (a)    is in force on 31 December 1999; and

               (b)    authorises the export of controlled wood chips from a region for which, or for part of which, there is no Regional Forest Agreement in force on 31 December 1999.

[4]         Subregulation 11 (3)

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subregulation (2)

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subregulations (2) and (2A)

[5]         Regulation 12

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A

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         (1)   A

[6]         Regulation 12

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         (2)   In a transitional licence that is in force after 31 December 1999 and that authorises the export of controlled wood chips that are derived from New South Wales, a reference to the Deferred Forest Agreement is taken to be a reference to the Deferred Forest Agreement as in force on 31 December 1999.

         (3)   In a transitional licence that is in force after 31 December 1999 and that authorises the export of controlled wood chips that are derived from Victoria, a reference to the Interim Forest Agreement is taken to be a reference to the Interim Forest Agreement as in force on 31 December 1999.

         (4)   If a transitional licence is in force after 31 December 1999:

                (a)    the holder of the licence must give the Department, within 3 months after the licence ceases to have effect, a report in accordance with the conditions of the licence for the period in which it had effect after that date as if that period were a period ending on 31 December in a year; and

               (b)    a requirement in the licence to give the Department a report for a 6 month period ending on 30 June or 31 December in a year in which the licence is in force does not apply in the year 2000.

         (5)   A requirement in a transitional licence to pay a monitoring fee for the monitoring of compliance with the conditions of the licence does not apply after 31 December 1999.

[7]         Schedule 1, item 2, paragraph (c)

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                (c)    Gippsland Region — that is, the area surrounded by the purple line on Map 1 (Gippsland Land Tenure) in the Comprehensive Regional Assessment dated September 1999, published by the joint Commonwealth and Victorian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) Steering Committee; and

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1996 No. 206, as amended by 1998 Nos. 54 and 311; 1999 Nos. 87 and 282.

2.       Made by the Governor-General on 15 December 1999, and notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 22 December 1999