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No. 7 of 2002 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Notice imposes a permanent ban on candles with wicks wherein the wicks contain greater than 0.06% lead by weight and candle wicks containing greater than 0.06% lead by weight.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This notice was originally made under subsection 65C(7) of the Trade Practices Act 1974. Item 3 of Schedule 7 to the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 (Act No. 103 of 2010) provides that this notice remains in force from 1 January 2011 as if it had been made under section 114 of the Australian Consumer Law (as set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Act No. 51 of 1974)).

Note: the Trade Practices Act 1974 was renamed the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 on 1 January 2011 (see item 2 of Schedule 5 to the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 (Act No. 103 of 2010)).
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Registered 23 Dec 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2011
Tabled HR08-Feb-2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Trade Practices Act 1974

 

Consumer Protection Notice No 7 of 2002

 

PERMANENT BAN ON GOODS

 

I, IAN GORDON CAMPBELL, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, pursuant to section 65C(7) of the Trade Practices Act 1974, IMPOSE a permanent ban on goods of a kind specified below.

 

Particulars of goods:

 

•        Candles with wicks wherein the wicks contain greater than 0.06% lead by weight; and

 

•        Candle wicks containing greater than 0.06% lead by weight.

 

 

Dated this 22nd day of October 2002.

 

 

IAN CAMPBELL

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer