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Product Stewardship Regulation 2012

Authoritative Version
SLI 2012 No. 262 Regulations as made
This regulation specifies application fees for the accreditation of voluntary product stewardship arrangements.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Made 22 Nov 2012
Registered 23 Nov 2012
Tabled HR 27 Nov 2012
Tabled Senate 28 Nov 2012

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Product Stewardship Regulation 20121

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 262

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 Product Stewardship Act 2011.

Dated 22 November2012

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

DON FARRELL


Part 1                 Preliminary

  

1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Product Stewardship Regulation 2012.

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Definitions

                In this regulation:

Act means the Product Stewardship Act 2011.

category 1 includes only manufacturing activity related to products or waste.

category 2 includes any of the following activities related to products or waste:

                (a)    supply;

               (b)    use;

                (c)    supply and use.

category 3 includes any of the following activities related to products or waste:

                (a)    reuse;

               (b)    recycling;

                (c)    recovery;

               (d)    disposal;

                (e)    any combination of activities mentioned in paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d).

GST has the meaning given by section 195-1 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

Note   For the definitions of the following terms, see section 6 of the Act:

·      product

·      recover

·      voluntary arrangement

·      waste.

[Parts 1 to 8 are reserved for future use.]

Part 9                 Miscellaneous

  

9.1           Fees—application for accreditation of voluntary arrangement

         (1)   For subparagraph 102 (1) (b) (ii) of the Act, the following fees are specified for applications for accreditation of voluntary arrangements that involve the activities in categories 1, 2 and 3:

                (a)    for an application that includes one category of activity—$20 600 (excluding GST);

               (b)    for an application that includes 2 categories of activity—$23 600 (excluding GST);

                (c)    for an application that includes 3 categories of activity—$26 600 (excluding GST).

         (2)   If an application involves a combination of activities from a single category, the combination of activities counts as one activity in the category.

Examples

1   If an application involves only ‘supply and use’ (mentioned in paragraph (c) of the definition of category 2 in section 3), the applicable fee would be the fee mentioned in paragraph 9.1 (1) (a).

2   If an application involves ‘supply and use’ and a combination of activities (mentioned in paragraph (e) of the definition of category 2 in section 3), such as ‘reuse, recycling, recovery and disposal’, the applicable fee would be the fee mentioned in paragraph 9.1 (1) (b).

3   If an application involves ‘manufacturing’ (category 1), ‘supply and use’ (category 2) and ‘reuse, recycling, recovery and disposal’ (category 3), the applicable fee would be the fee mentioned in paragraph 9.1 (1) (c).


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.