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SLI 2009 No. 171 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Made 09 Jul 2009
Registered 10 Jul 2009
Tabled HR 11 Aug 2009
Tabled Senate 11 Aug 2009
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Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 2009 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 171

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 Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989.

Dated 9 July 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

PETER GARRETT


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

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]           After subregulation 3C (4)

insert

         (5)   The Minister or an SES employee of the Department may waive part of the application fee for a pre-charged equipment licence if satisfied that:

                (a)    the applicant for the licence will import no more than 5 units of pre-charged equipment in a single consignment; and

               (b)    the total hydrochlorofluorocarbon and hydrofluorocarbon refrigerant charge in the single consignment is less than 10 kilograms; and

                (c)    the applicant has not had part of a pre-charged equipment licence fee waived in the 2 years before the date of the application for the pre-charged equipment licence; and

               (d)    the applicant has paid a licence levy in relation to the import under section 69 of the Act.

[2]           Regulation 6A

substitute

6A           Review of decisions

                Subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, an application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of the following decisions:

                (a)    a decision:

                          (i)    under subregulation 3C (2) to refuse to waive the fee for a controlled substances licence or a used substances licence; or

                         (ii)    under subregulation 3C (3) to refuse to waive the fee for an essential uses licence; or

                         (iii)    under subregulation 3C (4) to refuse to waive the fee for a controlled substances licence, a used substances licence or an essential uses licence; or

               (b)    a decision under subregulation 3C (5) to refuse to waive part of the fee for a pre-charged equipment licence.

[3]           Regulation 110, before definition of domestic refrigeration or air conditioning equipment

insert

AMSA certificate means a certificate of competency, issued under the Marine Orders, Part 3: Seagoing Qualifications, Issue 6, Order No. 8 of 2004 (made by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority under subsection 425 (1AA) of the Navigation Act 1912), for any of the following:

                (a)    an Engineer Class 1;

               (b)    an Engineer Class 2;

                (c)    an Engineer Watchkeeper.

AMSA vessel means a ship, vessel or craft to which the Navigation Act 1912 applies and includes a vessel that is taken to be a facility under clause 4 of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

[4]           Regulation 110, definition of relevant authority, paragraph (b)

substitute

               (b)    the Minister.

[5]           Subparagraph 111 (1) (c) (ii)

omit

equipment.

insert

equipment; or

[6]           After paragraph 111 (1) (c)

insert

               (d)    both:

                          (i)    the holder of an AMSA certificate; and

                         (ii)    required to handle the refrigerant on an AMSA vessel as part of his or her duties on the vessel.

[7]           After subregulation 113A (2)

insert

      (2A)   A person commits an offence if:

                (a)    the person is employed to work on an AMSA vessel; and

               (b)    the person makes a representation that the person holds an AMSA certificate; and

                (c)    at the time of making the representation, the person does not hold an AMSA certificate.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

[8]           Subregulation 113A (3)

omit

(1) or (2)

insert

(1), (2) or (2A)

[9]           Subparagraph 120 (1) (d) (ii)

omit

paragraph 141 (1) (b);

insert

paragraphs 141 (1) (b) and (n);

[10]         Paragraph 140 (3) (b)

substitute

               (b)    if the application is for a refrigerant trading authorisation — the applicant is able to ensure that a refrigerant is handled only by:

                          (i)    the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131, 133 or 134; or

                         (ii)    if the refrigerant is handled on board an AMSA vessel — the holder of an AMSA certificate or the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131, 133 or 134.

[11]         Paragraph 141 (1) (i)

substitute

                 (i)    for a refrigerant trading authorisation — ensures that any refrigerant in the holder’s possession is handled only by:

                          (i)    the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131, 133 or 134; or

                         (ii)    if the refrigerant is handled on board an AMSA vessel — the holder of an AMSA certificate or the holder of an appropriate licence granted under regulation 131, 133 or 134.

[12]         Regulation 200, definition of Non-QPS Exemption List, paragraph (e)

omit

2009.

insert

2009; and

[13]         Regulation 200, definition of Non-QPS Exemption List, after paragraph (e)

insert

                (f)    for the year 2010 — the document called Exemption List for Non-QPS Applications of Methyl Bromide in 2010, published by the Department, as in force on 1 January 2010.

[14]         Subregulation 213 (6), definition of Non-QPS Intermediate Supplier List, paragraph (e)

omit

2009.

insert

2009; and

[15]         Subregulation 213 (6), definition of Non-QPS Intermediate Supplier List, after paragraph (e)

insert

                (f)    for the year 2010 — the document called Intermediate Supplier List for Non-QPS Applications of Methyl Bromide in 2010, published by the Department, as in force on 1 January 2010.

[16]         Subregulation 221 (1)

omit

subregulation (2), unless the person is required to make a record of the information under another law of the Commonwealth or under a law of a State or Territory.

insert

subregulation (2).

[17]         Subregulations 222 (1) and (2), except the penalty

substitute

         (1)   A person who uses methyl bromide for a QPS or non-QPS application must keep a record (a summary record) in accordance with subregulation (1A) that summarises the information in the record kept under regulation 221.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

      (1A)   The summary record must:

                (a)    be kept in accordance with the form approved by the Minister; and

               (b)    relate to each period of 6 months commencing on 1 January and 1 July in each year during which the person uses methyl bromide for a QPS or non-QPS application.

         (2)   The person must retain the summary record for 5 years from the end of the 6-month period to which the record relates.

[18]         Subregulation 222 (4)

omit

a record retained under subregulation (2)

insert

the summary record


Note

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