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SLI 2008 No. 231 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996 to provide particulars of a proposed export of hazardous waste of up to 6,100 tonnes to Denmark for final disposal.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Registered 02 Dec 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Dec-2008
Tabled Senate03-Dec-2008
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Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 231

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, 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 28 November 2008

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

PETER ROBERT GARRETT


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment Regulations 2008 (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]           After regulation 5B

insert

5C           Particulars of export of hazardous waste — hexachlorobenzene

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

                (a)    the hazardous waste to be exported is:

                          (i)    hexachlorobenzene and other chlorinated waste containing chlorinated compounds including carbon tetrachloride, chloroprene, hexachlorobutadiene, hydrochloric acid, octochlorostyrene, perchloroethylene and related polymers, solvents and tars; and

                         (ii)    packaging containers that contain residues of, or are contaminated by, hexachlorobenzene and other chlorinated waste; and

                         (iii)    construction and demolition waste containing hexachlorobenzene and other chlorinated waste;

               (b)    the waste is stored and transported in one or more of the following:

                          (i)    100litre capacity steel drums;

                         (ii)    200litre capacity steel drums;

                         (iii)    1 000litre capacity intermediate bulk containers;

                (c)    the waste is stored by Orica Australia Pty Ltd, 16‑20 Beauchamp Road, Matraville, New South Wales 2036;

               (d)    the waste will be transported by road to Port Botany;

                (e)    at Port Botany, the drums and containers containing the waste will be loaded onto ships for export to a disposal facility in Denmark, which is a party to the Basel Convention;

                (f)    up to 6 100 tonnes of the waste will be disposed of in Denmark, by high temperature incineration on land;

                (g)    any Basel export permit to authorise the export is to be granted by 31 December 2009.


Note

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