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No. 17 of 2011 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Notice declares a permanent ban on sky lanterns (miniature, unmanned hot air balloons) that rely on an open flame as a heat source to heat the air inside the lantern.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Made 01 Feb 2011
Registered 10 Feb 2011
Tabled HR 21 Feb 2011
Tabled Senate 28 Feb 2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010

 

Consumer Protection Notice No.  17  of 2011

 

PERMANENT BAN ON SKY LANTERNS

 

I, DAVID BRADBURY, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, pursuant to subsection 114(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, IMPOSE a permanent ban on the goods specified below.

 

Particulars of Goods

‘Sky Lanterns’. A Sky Lantern is essentially a miniature, unmanned hot air balloon that relies on an open flame as a heat source to heat the air inside the lantern with the intention of causing it to lift into the atmosphere.

 

Note: Goods subject to this Notice and which fail to comply may be subject to compulsory recall.

 

 

 

Dated this 1st day of February 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID BRADBURY

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer