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SLI 2005 No. 253 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996 to specify the particulars of a proposed export of up to 50 tonnes of hazardous waste for final disposal.
Administered by: DEW
Registered 15 Nov 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Nov-2005
Tabled Senate28-Nov-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 253

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 10 November 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. 2).

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]           Subregulations 5A (1) and (2)

substitute

                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 Australia 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 18 months of the commencement of this subregulation;

                (e)    the waste will be stored in steel transport tanks of 1 500 litre capacity 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 export to a disposal facility overseas;

                (g)    the waste will be disposed of overseas by:

                          (i)    high-temperature incineration; and

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


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.