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SLI 2005 No. 20 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996 to specify the particulars of two proposed exports of hazardous waste, one of 15 tonnes to Belgium and the other of 50 tonnes to the Netherlands, for final disposal.
Administered by: DEW
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 43
Registered 01 Mar 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Mar-2005
Tabled Senate07-Mar-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

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 Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989.

Dated 24 February 2005

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

IAN CAMPBELL


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996

                Schedule 1 amends the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 5A

substitute

5A           Particulars of export of hazardous waste — metal alkyl compounds in hydrocarbons

         (1)   For paragraph 18A (2) (a) of the Act, the following particulars are specified:

                (a)    the hazardous waste to be exported is metal alkyl compounds in hydrocarbons;

               (b)    the waste is stored by Qenos Pty Ltd, 16-20 Beauchamp Road, Matraville, NSW 2036;

                (c)    up to 15 tonnes of the waste is to be exported;

               (d)    any Basel export permit to authorise the export is to be granted within 12 months of the commencement of this regulation;

                (e)    the waste will be stored in carbon steel tanks of 1 635-litre capacity and will be transported by road to Port Botany, Sydney;

                (f)    at Port Botany, the tanks containing the waste will be loaded onto ships for transport to Rotterdam in the Netherlands;

                (g)    after unloading at Rotterdam, the tanks will be transported by road to Indaver NV, Poldervlietweg, B-2030, Antwerp, Belgium;

                (h)    the waste will be disposed of by Indaver NV, Poldervlietweg, B-2030, Antwerp, Belgium by:

                          (i)    high-temperature incineration; and

                         (ii)    repackaging of the residue followed by its disposal in a specially engineered landfill.

         (2)   For paragraph 18A (2) (a) of the Act, the following particulars are specified:

                (a)    the hazardous waste to be exported is metal alkyl compounds in hydrocarbons;

               (b)    the waste is stored by Basell Pty Ltd, Refinery Road, Corio, Victoria 3214;

                (c)    up to 50 tonnes of the waste is to be exported;

               (d)    any Basel export permit to authorise the export is to be granted within 12 months of the commencement of this regulation;

                (e)    the waste will be stored in 1 500-litre capacity steel transport tanks and will be transported by road to the Port of Melbourne;

                (f)    at the Port of Melbourne, the tanks containing the waste will be loaded onto ships for transport to Rotterdam in The Netherlands;

                (g)    after unloading at Rotterdam, the tanks will be transported by road to the holding facility of Akzo Nobel Chemicals bv MAE plant-Botlek site, Welplaatweg 12, Rotterdam, The Netherlands;

                (h)    the waste will be transported by road to, and then disposed of by AVR CHEMIE B.V., Prof Gerbrandyweg 10, Rotterdam-Botlek by means of:

                          (i)    high-temperature incineration; and

                         (ii)    repackaging of the residue followed by its disposal in a specially engineered landfill.

Note

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