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SR 2001 No. 179 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000.
Administered by: DEW
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Made 28 Jun 2001
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabled HR 06 Aug 2001
Tabled Senate 06 Aug 2001
Gazetted 05 Jul 2001
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 1792

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 Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Dated 28 June 2001

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

ROBERT HILL


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000

                Schedule 1 amends the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]         Regulation 3.05

substitute

3.05        Application of Division 3.3

                This Division applies to each manner of assessment specified in an agreement described in subsection 47 (1) of the Act.

3.06        Manner of assessment

                The bilateral agreement may make a declaration in accordance with subsection 47 (1) of the Act only if the specified manner of assessment meets the criteria mentioned in Schedule 1.

[2]         Subregulation 5.03 (3), note 1

omit

86

insert

89

[3]         Subregulation 12.24 (1)

after

image

insert

or record a sound

[4]         Subregulation 12.24 (2)

after

captured

insert

or the sound is recorded

[5]         Subregulation 12.24 (3)

after

images

insert

or recording of sounds

[6]         Subregulation 12.24 (5)

after

an image

insert

or recorded a sound

[7]         Paragraph 12.24 (5) (a)

after

image

insert

or sound recording

[8]         Paragraph 12.24 (5) (b)

after

image

insert

or record the sound

[9]         Paragraph 17.02 (2) (e)

omit

(a) or (b)

insert

(b) or (c)

[10]      Schedule 1, heading

substitute

Schedule 1        Classes of actions not needing assessment

(regulation 3.06)

[11]      Schedule 1, item 3.01

substitute

     3.01    This item applies if the specified manner of assessment provides for the decision-maker to choose between assessment approaches corresponding to assessment approaches mentioned in paragraph 3.02 (b) of the Regulations.

  3.01A    The decision-maker, in selecting an assessment approach for an action, has information that he or she considers to be sufficient to make the decision.

[12]      Schedule 1, subparagraph 4.04 (b) (ii)

omit

action.

insert

action; and

[13]      Schedule 1, after paragraph 4.04 (b)

insert

                (c)    the terms of reference are published; and

               (d)    the people appointed to conduct the inquiry are independent and have sufficient power to investigate the action adequately; and

                (e)    hearings held as part of the inquiry are conducted in public except so far as the people appointed to conduct the inquiry believe that it is in the public interest that all or part of the hearings be held in private.

[14]      Schedule 1, after item 5.01

insert

  5.01A    For an assessment approach corresponding to assessment by public environment report under Division 5 of Part 8 of the Act or environmental impact statement under Division 6 of Part 8 of the Act, the assessment documentation made available to the public adequately addresses the guidelines for the assessment.

[15]      Schedule 1, after item 6.03

insert

     6.04    An assessment report is prepared by a State or Territory or an agency of a State or Territory.

[16]      Schedule 1, after paragraph 7.04 (a)

insert

              (aa)    the name of the action; and

              (ab)    the name of the person intending to take the action; and

              (ac)    the name of the designated proponent (if this is not the person intending to take the action); and

[17]      Dictionary, after definition of affected area

insert

agency — see Act, section 528.

[18]      Dictionary, after definition of de-restricting sign

insert

designated proponent — see Act, section 528.

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 2000 No. 181.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 5 July 2001.