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SLI 2014 No. 78 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 to increase the licence application fees for a facility or source licence.
Administered by: Health
Made 12 Jun 2014
Registered 16 Jun 2014
Tabled HR 17 Jun 2014
Tabled Senate 19 Jun 2014
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the
Table of contents.

 

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 78, 2014

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 12 June 2014

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Fiona Nash

Assistant Minister for Health

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999        2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on 1 July 2014.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999

1  Subregulation 3(1)

Omit all the words after “defines certain words and expressions”.

2  Subregulation 3(1) (example)

Repeal the example.

3  Subparagraphs 4(2)(a)(viii) and (ix)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                          (viii)  a laser product with an accessible emission level more than the accessible emission limit of a Class 3R laser product, as set out in Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 60825.1:2011 Safety of laser products, Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements; or

                            (ix)  an optical fibre communication system exceeding Hazard Level 3R, as defined by Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 60825.2:2011 Safety of laser products, Part 2: Safety of optical fibre communication systems (OFCS); and

4  Subregulation 55B(1)

Omit “pro‑rate”, substitute “make a pro‑rata adjustment of”.

5  Subregulations 55B(2) and (3)

Repeal the subregulations, substitute:

             (2)  If the CEO decides to make a pro‑rata adjustment, the amount of the annual charge is:

where:

AC is the amount of the annual charge for the licence for the year.

M is the number of calendar months during which the licence is held.

Note:          The amount of the annual charge for a facility licence or a source licence for a year is prescribed in the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Regulations 2000.

             (3)  For subregulation (2), a licence that is held for only part of a calendar month is taken to be held for the whole of the calendar month.

6  Subregulation 55C(3)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (3)  If the CEO decides to refund part of the amount of the annual charge, the amount of the refund is:

where:

AC is the amount of the annual charge for the licence for the year.

M is the number of calendar months during which the licence was held.

Note:          The amount of the annual charge for a facility licence or a source licence for a year is prescribed in the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Regulations 2000.

             (4)  For subregulation (3), a licence that is held for only part of a calendar month is taken to be held for the whole of the calendar month.

7  Regulation 55D

Repeal the regulation.

8  Schedule 1 (table items 4 and 5)

Repeal the items, substitute:

4

The maximum permissible exposure limits mentioned in Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 60825.1:2011 Safety of laser products, Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements.

5

The exposure limits mentioned in Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 62471:2011 Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems.

9  Schedule 1 (table item 7)

Repeal the item, substitute:

7

For static magnetic fields—the limits mentioned in the International Commission on Non‑Ionizing Radiation Protection Guidelines on limits of exposure to static magnetic fields, published in Health Physics 96(4):504‑514; 2009.

10  Part 1 of Schedule 2 (table item 7)

Repeal the item, substitute:

7

The dealing involves any of the following items and no other controlled apparatus or controlled material:

(a) a clock, watch or other device with a luminous dial that includes a quantity of a controlled material that is not more than the quantity in Part 4;

(b) a gaseous tritium light device that:

(i) is used solely for safety purposes; and

(ii) includes less than 74 GBq of tritium;

(c) a television receiver;

(d) a visual display terminal;

(e) a cathode ray tube;

(f) an electron microscope;

(g) arc welding equipment.

11  Amendments of listed provisions—Schedule 3A

The items of the table in Schedule 3A listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to fees for nuclear installations

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

26 594

27 285

2

Item 2

166 210

170 531

3

Item 3

132 969

136 426

4

Items 4 and 5

66 484

68 212

5

Item 6

132 969

136 426

6

Item 7

531 873

545 701

7

Item 8

132 969

136 426

8

Item 9

569 865

584 681

9

Item 10

132 969

136 426

10

Item 11

13 297

13 642

11

Item 12

59 835

61 390

12

Item 13

13 297

13 642

13

Item 14

59 835

61 390

14

Item 15

26 594

27 285

15

Item 16

316 592

324 823

16

Item 17

379 910

389 787

17

Item 18

13 297

13 642

18

Item 19

199 453

204 638

19

Item 20

26 594

27 285

20

Item 21

66 484

68 212

21

Item 22

132 969

136 426

22

Item 23

13 297

13 642

23

Item 24

119 672

122 783

24

Item 25

26 594

27 285

12  Amendments of listed provisions—Part 1 of Schedule 3B

The items of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 3B listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to general fees for prescribed radiation facilities

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Items 1 to 6

11 967

12 278

13  Part 1 of Schedule 3B (table items 7 and 8)

Repeal the items, substitute:

7

Facility for the production, processing, use, storage, management or disposal of:

(a) unsealed sources for which the result worked out using the steps mentioned in subregulation 6(2) is greater than 106; or

(b) sealed sources for which the result worked out using the steps mentioned in subregulation 6(2) is greater than 109

24 557

14  Amendments of listed provisions—Part 2 of Schedule 3B

The items of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 3B listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to other fees for prescribed radiation facilities

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

39 890

40 927

2

Item 2

26 594

27 285

3

Item 3

39 890

40 927

4

Item 4

26 594

27 285

15  Part 1 of Schedule 3C (table items 23 and 24)

Repeal the items, substitute:

23

Laser product with an accessible emission level more than the accessible emission limit of a Class 3R laser product, as set out in Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 60825.1:2011 Safety of laser products, Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements

24

Optical fibre communication system exceeding Hazard Level 3R, as set out in Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 60825.2:2011 Safety of laser products, Part 2: Safety of optical fibre communication systems (OFCS)

24A

Sealed source of controlled material not mentioned in another item of this Schedule, dealings with which have the potential for accidental exposure but the exposure would be unlikely to exceed the dose limits mentioned in regulations 59 and 62

24B

Controlled apparatus that produces ionizing radiation not mentioned in another item of this Schedule, dealings with which have the potential for accidental exposure but the exposure would be unlikely to exceed the dose limits mentioned in regulations 59 and 62

16  Part 1 of Schedule 3C (after table item 37)

Insert:

37A

Sealed source of controlled material not mentioned in another item of this Schedule, dealings with which have the potential for accidental exposure that is likely to exceed a dose limit mentioned in regulations 59 and 62 but that is unlikely to result in acute effects

37B

Controlled apparatus that produces ionizing radiation not mentioned in another item of this Schedule, dealings with which have the potential for accidental exposure that is likely to exceed a dose limit mentioned in regulations 59 and 62 but that is unlikely to result in acute effects

17  Part 1 of Schedule 3C (at the end of table items 41 and 45)

Add “, dealings with which have the potential for accidental exposure that is likely to exceed a dose limit mentioned in regulations 59 and 62 and that is likely to result in acute effects”.

18  Amendments of listed provisions—Part 2 of Schedule 3C

The items of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 3C listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to source licence application fees

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

665

682

2

Item 1

2 659

2 728

3

Item 1

7 978

8 185

4

Item 2

1 728

1 772

5

Item 2

5 319

5 457

6

Item 2

15 956

16 370

7

Item 3

3 325

3 411

8

Item 3

9 998

10 257

9

Item 3

29 252

30 012

19  Schedule 6 (item 8)

Repeal the item, substitute:

              8.  Radiation Protection Act (NT).