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SR 2000 No. 289 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations 1994.
Administered by: DEWR
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Nov-2000
Tabled Senate06-Nov-2000
Gazetted 01 Nov 2000
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2012
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling legislation repealed by Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011 (Act No. 146 of 2011)

Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 2892

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 Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991.

Dated 25 October 2000

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

Peter Reith


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations 1994

                Schedule 1 amends the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) (National Standards) Regulations 1994.


Schedule 1        Amendments

Do not delete : Schedule Part placeholder

(regulation 3)

[1]         Regulation 3.01, note

substitute

Note   The regulations in this Part should be read with the National Standard for Occupational Noise [NOHSC:1007 (2000)] and the National Code of Practice for Noise Management and Protection of Hearing at Work [NOHSC:2009 (2000)]. 

[2]         Paragraph 3.03 (1) (b)

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               (b)    a C-weighted peak sound pressure level LC, peak of 140 dB. 

[3]         Regulation 6.01, fourth note, paragraph (a)

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[NOHSC:1008 (1994)];

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)];

[4]         Regulation 6.01, fourth note, paragraph (b)

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(b)   the List of Designated Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:10005 (1999)];

[5]         Regulation 6.03, definition of ADG Code

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ADG Code means Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, 6th edition, published by the Federal Office of Road Safety in 1998. 

[6]         Regulation 6.03, definition of hazardous substance, paragraph (a)

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                (a)    that is described in the List of Designated Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:10005 (1999)]; or

[7]         Regulation 6.03, definition of hazardous substance, paragraph (b)

omit

Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1008 (1994)]; or

insert

Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:1008 (1999)]; or

[8]         Regulation 6.03, definition of risk phrase, paragraph (b)

omit

[NOHSC:1008 (1994)].

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)].

[9]         Regulation 6.03, definition of safety phrase, paragraph (b)

omit

[NOHSC:1008 (1994)].

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)].

[10]      Regulation 6.03, definition of substance name, paragraph (a)

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                (a)    for a substance that is referred to in the ADG Code, the shipping name, assigned to the substance in the ADG Code, that meets the classification criteria described in the ADG Code; and

[11]      Regulation 6.03, definition of type I ingredient, subparagraph (a) (i)

omit

[NOHSC:1008 (1994)],

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)],

[12]      Regulation 6.03, definition of type I ingredient, sub‑subparagraph (a) (i) (C)

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                                   (C)     a substance toxic to reproduction; or

[13]      Regulation 6.03, definition of type I ingredient, paragraph (b)

omit

[NOHSC:1008 (1994)].

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)].

[14]      Regulation 6.03, definition of type II ingredient, paragraph (a)

omit

[NOHSC:1008 (1994)],

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)],

[15]      Paragraph 6.04 (1) (a)

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                (a)    whether the substance is included in the
List of Designated Hazardous Substances [NOHSC:10005 (1999)]; and

[16]      Paragraph 6.04 (1) (b)

omit

[NOHSC:1008 (1994)].

insert

[NOHSC:1008 (1999)].

[17]      Schedule 6, Part 2, note 2

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Note 2   Dangerous goods means dangerous goods as defined in the ADG Code.

Notes

1.      These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1994 No. 414, as amended by 1995 Nos. 53, 98 and 337; 1996 Nos. 129 and 288; 1997 No. 227; 1999 Nos. 66, 86 and 189.

2.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 1 November 2000.