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This regulation amends the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 by inserting new provisions to clearly list the regulations that apply outside Australia.
Administered by: Employment
Made 10 Nov 2016
Registered 11 Nov 2016
Tabled HR 21 Nov 2016
Tabled Senate 21 Nov 2016
Date of repeal 13 Nov 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Work Health and Safety Amendment Regulation 2016 (No. 2)

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 10 November 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Michaelia Cash

Minister for Employment

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011                                                                                      2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Work Health and Safety Amendment Regulation 2016 (No. 2).

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

12 November 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

4  Schedules

                   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

  

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011

1  After section 11

Insert:

11A  Application outside Australia

             (1)  The following provisions of these regulations apply outside Australia:

                     (a)  Part 2.1, except regulation 18;

                     (b)  Parts 2.2 and 2.3;

                     (c)  Part 3.1;

                     (d)  Part 3.2, except Division 7;

                     (e)  Part 4.7, except regulations 150 and 163;

                      (f)  Part 4.8;

                     (g)  Part 5.2, except Division 4;

                     (h)  Part 5.3;

                      (i)  Parts 6.1 to 6.3;

                      (j)  any other provision of these regulations, to the extent that the application of the provision is necessary for the application of a provision mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (i) of this subregulation.

             (2)  In its application outside Australia, Part 4.8 applies as if:

                     (a)  the reference in paragraph 169(a) to a registered medical practitioner were a reference to a medical practitioner; and

                     (b)  the obligations and prohibitions in subregulations 171(1), 171A(1), 172(1), 173(1), 174(1), 183(1) and 184(1) applied only so far as reasonably practicable.

             (3)  In their application outside Australia, Parts 5.2 and 5.3 apply only to:

                     (a)  plant; or

                     (b)  items of plant;

that are, or could reasonably be expected to be, used in Australia.

             (4)  A provision of these regulations not mentioned in subregulation (1) does not apply outside Australia.