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SLI 2012 No. 180 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Regulations 1995 to update the framework for controls on the exportation of chemicals. The regulation further updates controls relating to the specified active constituents alachlor, aldicarb and endosulfan, or chemical products containing these active constituents, to enable Australia to meet its obligations as a party to the Rotterdam Convention.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Made 02 Aug 2012
Registered 03 Aug 2012
Tabled HR 14 Aug 2012
Tabled Senate 14 Aug 2012
Date of repeal 19 Jul 2013
Repealed by

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 180

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992.

Dated 2 August 2012

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

JOSEPH WILLIAM LUDWIG


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Regulations 1995

                Schedule 1 amends the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Regulations 1995.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

 

[1]           Subregulation 1.3 (1), definition of Rotterdam Convention

substitute

Rotterdam Convention means the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade.

Note   In 2012, the text of the Convention was available at www.pic.int.

[2]           Subregulation 1.3 (1), definition of Stockholm Convention

substitute

Stockholm Convention means the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).

Note   In 2012, the text of the Convention was available at www.pops.int.

[3]           Schedule 1, Part 2, after item 2

insert

2A       Alachlor

IUPAC name

2-chloro-2’, 6’-diethyl-N-methoxymethylacetanilide

CAS number

15972-60-8

Prescribed active constituent/chemical product

No

Relevant international agreement or arrangement

Rotterdam Convention

Conditions or restrictions

Export prohibited except with written permission

2AA    Aldicarb

IUPAC name

2-methyl-2-(methylthio)propionaldehyde-O-methylcarbamoyl-oxime

CAS number

116-06-3

Prescribed active constituent/chemical product

No

Relevant international agreement or arrangement

Rotterdam Convention

Conditions or restrictions

Export prohibited except with written permission

[4]           Schedule 1, Part 2, after item 11

insert

11A     Endosulfan

IUPAC name

(1,4,5,6,7,7-hexachloro-8,9,10-trinorborn-5-en-2,3-ylenebismethylene) sulfite

CAS number

115-29-7

Prescribed active constituent/chemical product

No

Relevant international agreement or arrangement

Rotterdam Convention

Conditions or restrictions

Export prohibited except with written permission


Note

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