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No. 7 of 2013 Standards/Product Safety as made
This notice extends the interim ban on certain consumer goods containing synthetic drug substances by a further 30 days for the period from 14 September 2013 until 13 October 2013. The interim ban applies to the supply of certain consumer goods containing psychoactive substances (generally referred to as synthetic drugs) that are a form of synthetic cannabinomimetic, NBOMe type substance, or synthetic cocaine type substance that are proscribed by Schedule 9 of the Poisons Standard 2012 as well as other named products believed to be synthetic drugs.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1)
Made 11 Sep 2013
Registered 13 Sep 2013
Tabled HR 12 Nov 2013
Tabled Senate 12 Nov 2013
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010

 

Consumer Protection Notice No. 7 of 2013

 

SECOND EXTENSION TO THE INTERIM BAN ON CERTAIN CONSUMER GOODS CONTAINING SYNTHETIC DRUG SUBSTANCES

 

 

I, DAVID BRADBURY, Assistant Treasurer, pursuant to section 111(6) of the Australian Consumer Law, further extend the period for the interim ban titled ‘Imposition of interim ban on certain consumer goods containing synthetic drug substances’ (the interim ban).  The interim ban was initially imposed for a period of 60 days via Consumer Protection Notice No. 3 of 2013, which was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 18 June 2013.

 

The first 30 day extension to the interim ban was for the period from 16 August 2013 until 14 September 2013.  Consumer Protection Notice No. 5 of 2013, which extended the interim ban, was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 16 August 2013 and it commenced on the day of registration.

 

The effect of this Notice is to extend the interim ban on certain consumer goods containing synthetic drug substances by a further 30 days for the period from 14 September 2013 until 13 October 2013.

 

This Notice commences on 14 September 2013.

 

There is no provision for a further (third) extension to an interim ban under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

 

 

 

Dated this    11th     day of    September     2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID BRADBURY

Assistant Treasurer