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SR 2004 No. 296 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995.
Administered by: DEW
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Nov-2004
Tabled Senate16-Nov-2004
Gazetted 07 Sep 2004
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2004 No. 2962

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989.

Dated 31 August 2004

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

IAN CAMPBELL


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3              Amendment of Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995

                Schedule 1 amends the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Before regulation 1

insert

Part 1                 Preliminary

Note   The numbers of the Parts in these Regulations correspond to those in the Act.

[2]           After regulation 2

insert

Part 3                 Licences

Note 1   The numbers of the Parts in these Regulations correspond to those in the Act.

Note 2   Part 2 is intentionally not used.

[3]           Regulation 4

omit

[4]           After regulation 6A

insert

Part 5                 Manufacture of products using scheduled substances

Note 1   The numbers of the Parts in these Regulations correspond to those in the Act.

Note 2   Part 4 is intentionally not used and regulation numbers 7 to 79 (inclusive) are reserved for future use.

80            Application fee for exemption (Act s 40)

                For paragraph 40 (2) (b) of the Act, the fee is $3 000.

Part 6A               Disposal and use of scheduled substances

Note 1   The numbers of the Parts in these Regulations correspond to those in the Act.

Note 2   Part 6 is intentionally not used and regulation numbers 81 to 899 (inclusive) are reserved for future use.

Part 7                 Reports and records

Note   The numbers of the Parts in these Regulations correspond to those in the Act.

900         Import or export of SGGs (Act s 46)

         (1)   In this regulation:

exotic SGG means a substance mentioned in column 2 of an item in table 900-2.

secondary SGG means an SGG mentioned in column 2 of an item in table 900-1.

         (2)   A report given by a person to the Minister for subsection 46 (1B) of the Act must be prepared in accordance with this regulation.

Note   Subsection 46 (1B) of the Act provides that a person who imports or exports an SGG in a quarter must give a report to the Minister within 15 days of the end of the quarter.

         (3)   The person must keep a copy of the report for 7 years from the date the report is submitted to the Minister.

         (4)   The report must state the following:

                (a)    the name and address of the person;

               (b)    the combination of numbers, letters and symbols used to provide a unique identifier for the licence granted to the person under section 16 of the Act;

                (c)    the quarter to which the report relates;

               (d)    the amount (if any) of HFC-134a imported by the person and the amount (if any) exported during the quarter, expressed in CO2 equivalent tonnes;

                (e)    if the person imported or exported any secondary SGGs during the quarter:

                          (i)    each kind of secondary SGG imported and each kind exported; and

                         (ii)    the total amount of secondary SGGs imported and the total amount exported during the quarter, expressed in CO2 equivalent tonnes;

                (f)    if the person imported or exported any exotic SGGs during the quarter:

                          (i)    the amount of exotic SGGs imported and the amount exported during the quarter expressed in CO2 equivalent tonnes; and

                         (ii)    whether any exotic SGG mentioned in items 9 to 15 of table 900-2 was imported or exported.

Note   The SGGs mentioned in items 9 to 15 of table 900-2 are PFCs.

         (5)   For paragraphs (4) (d) and (e), and subparagraph (4) (f) (i), the CO2 equivalent tonnes of an amount of an SGG is the weight in tonnes of the SGG multiplied by:

                (a)    for HFC-134a — 1 300; or

               (b)    for a secondary SGG — the factor mentioned in column 3 of the item in table 900-1 in which the SGG appears in column 2; or

                (c)    for an exotic SGG — the factor mentioned in column 3 of the item in table 900-2 in which the SGG appears in column 2.

                Table 900-1   Secondary SGGs

Item

SGG

CO2 equivalent

1

HFC-23

11 700

2

HFC-32

650

3

HFC-43-10mee

1 300

4

HFC-125

2 800

5

HFC-143a

3 800

6

HFC-152a

140

7

HFC-227ea

2 900

8

HFC-236fa

6 300

9

HFC-245fa

950

10

HFC-365mfc

1 300

                Table 900-2   Exotic SGGs

Item

SGG

CO2 equivalent

1

HFC-41

150

2

HFC-134

1 000

3

HFC-143

300

4

HFC-152

140

5

HFC-161

12

6

HFC-236cb

1 300

7

HFC-236ea

1 200

8

HFC-245ca

560

9

CF4

6 500

10

C2F6

9 200

11

C3F8

7 000

12

C4F10

7 000

13

c-C4F8

8 700

14

C5F12

7 500

15

C6F14

7 400

901         Importation of pre-charged equipment (Act s 46)

         (1)   In this regulation:

category of pre-charged equipment means a category of
pre-charged equipment mentioned in column 2 of an item in table 901.

         (2)   A report given by a person to the Minister for subsection 46 (1C) of the Act must be in accordance with this regulation.

Note   Subsection 46 (1C) of the Act provides that a person who imports certain pre-charged equipment in a quarter must give a report to the Minister within 15 days of the end of the quarter.

         (3)   The person must keep a copy of the report for 7 years from the date the report is submitted to the Minister.

         (4)   The report must state the following:

                (a)    the name and address of the person;

               (b)    the combination of numbers, letters and symbols used to provide a unique identifier for the licence granted to the person under section 16 of the Act;

                (c)    the quarter to which the report relates;

               (d)    the number of units in each category of pre-charged equipment that the person imported during the quarter;

                (e)    if any of the equipment contained HFC — the total amount of the HFC that the person imported during the quarter;

                (f)    if any of the equipment contained HCFC — the total amount of the HCFC that the person imported during the quarter;

               (g)    for each category of pre-charged equipment imported by the person during the quarter — the total amount of each kind of HFC and the total amount of each kind of HCFC contained in the category.

                Table 901   Categories of pre-charged equipment

Item

Category

1

Commercial portable refrigerators

2

Commercial refrigerated cabinets

3

Other commercial refrigeration equipment

4

Domestic refrigerators and freezers

5

Vehicle powered truck refrigerator

6

Self-powered truck or trailer refrigerator

7

Refrigerated portable air conditioning

8

Single head split system air conditioning

9

Multi head/variable reverse flow (vrf) split system air conditioning

10

Packaged window air conditioning

11

Packaged water cooled air conditioning

12

Packaged air cooled air conditioning

13

High pressure chillers

14

Low pressure chillers

15

Cabin air conditioning for a motor vehicle of 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass or less

16

Cabin air conditioning for a motor vehicle of more than 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1995 No. 389, as amended by 1999 No. 73; 2002 No. 8; 2003 No. 279; 2004 No. 16.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 7 September 2004.