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SLI 2009 No. 243 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Regulations 1994.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Transport
General Comments: These Regulations commence on the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Act 2008.
Registered 21 Sep 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2009
Tabled Senate26-Oct-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Infrastructure and Regional Development (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 243

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 Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Funds) Act 1993.

Dated 17 September 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ANTHONY ALBANESE


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Act 2008.

3              Amendment of Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Regulations 1994

                Schedule 1 amends the Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Regulations 1994.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Regulation 1

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1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Protection of the Sea (1992 Fund) Regulations 1994.

[2]           Subregulation 3 (1), definition of Act

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Fund

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Funds

[3]           Subregulation 3 (1), definition of compensation for pollution damage

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convention.

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Convention.

[4]           Subregulation 3 (1), definition of court

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Court means a court that is invested or conferred with jurisdiction under regulation 4 for matters arising under Part 2.

[5]           Regulation 4, heading

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4              Jurisdiction of Courts

[6]           Paragraph 6 (3) (b)

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Contracting States;

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countries to which the 1992 Fund applies;

[7]           Subparagraph 10 (1) (b) (vi)

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Contracting States;

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countries to which the 1992 Fund applies;

[8]           Regulation 17, heading

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17            Power of Court to set aside registered judgment

[9]           Part 3, heading

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Part 3                 Contributions and late payment penalties

  

[10]         Regulation 21, heading

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21            Recovery of contributions and late payment penalties

[11]         Regulation 21

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For the purposes of section 42 of the Act, contribution,

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For section 42 of the Act, a contribution,

[12]         Subparagraph 21 (a) (ii)

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kept;

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located;

[13]         Subparagraph 21 (b) (ii)

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kept.

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located.

[14]         After regulation 21

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Part 4                 Record keeping and returns

  

[15]         Subregulation 22 (1)

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         (1)   A person to whom Article 10 of the 1992 Convention applies must keep records for each calendar year of the matters that will enable the person to make a return under regulation 23.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

[16]         Subregulation 23 (1)

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regulation 22

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article 10 of the 1992 Convention

[17]         Subregulation 23 (2)

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A return

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The return

[18]         Paragraph 23 (2) (c)

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telex or fax number,

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telephone number, fax number or email address,

[19]         Subregulation 23 (4), including the note

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         (3)   For subregulation (1), strict liability applies to:

                (a)    whether the person is a person to whom Article 10 of the 1992 Convention applies, and

               (b)    whether the form of the return is in accordance with the requirements of the form in the Schedule.

[20]         Subregulation 24 (1)

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         (1)   If a document is relevant to ascertaining the liability of a person to make a contribution to the 1992 Fund, the Authority may, by notice in writing, require the person:

                (a)    to produce a document to the Authority; or

               (b)    to make a copy of a document and give the copy to the Authority.

[21]         Subregulation 24 (2)

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requirement made in accordance with subregulation (1).

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notice issued by the Authority under subregulation (1) within 30 days of receiving the notice.

[22]         Regulation 24, note

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[23]         Further amendments

Provision

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Subregulation 6 (1)

court

Court

Subregulation 6 (2)

court

Court

Regulations 9 and 11

court

Court

Subregulation 12 (1)

court

Court

Paragraph 12 (2) (a)

court

Court

Subregulation 12 (3)

court

Court

Subregulation 13 (1)

the court

the Court

Subregulation 14 (1)

court

Court

Subregulation 14 (2)

court

Court

Paragraph 15 (a)

court

Court

Subregulation 16 (1)

court

Court

Subregulations 16 (2) and 17 (1)

the court

the Court

Regulations 18 and 19

court

Court

Regulation 20

a court

an Australian court


Note

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