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This instrument provides an exemption to the upper washer unit to Samsung’s Flexwash washing machine from the requirements of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Clothes Washing Machines) Determination 2015.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Registered 07 Aug 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate09-Aug-2017

 

 

 

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Exemption) Instrument (No.3) 2017

 

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012

 

 

 

 

I, Michelle Croker, being the person occupying the position of GEMS Regulator, make this instrument under subsections 37(1) and (2) of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dated 4 August 2017

 

 

 

 

______________________________

Michelle Croker

GEMS Regulator


1                   Name of Instrument

This Instrument is the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Exemption) Instrument (No.3) 2017.

2                   Authority

This Instrument is made under subsections 37(1) and (2) of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012.

3                   Commencement

This Instrument commences the day after it is registered.

4                   Definitions

In this Instrument:

 

Act means the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012.

 

Determination means the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Clothes Washing Machines) Determination 2015.

 

Exempt Model: see section 5.

Note:                Several other words and expressions used in this instrument have the meaning given by section 5 of the Act. For example:

·         GEMS

·         GEMS determination

·         GEMS labelling requirements

·         GEMS level requirements

·         model

·         model identifier

·         product classes

·         supply

5                   Exemption

The model specified in clause 1 of the Schedule (the Exempt Model) is exempt from the requirements of the Determination as described at clause 2 of the Schedule with respect to the supplies of the exempt model specified at clause 3 of the Schedule.

6                   Conditions of exemption

The conditions at clause 4 of the Schedule are specified for the purposes of subsection 37(2) of the Act.

 

Note:               Subsection 37(2) of the Act provides that the exemption may specify conditions to which the exemption is subject. Subsection 37(3) provides that a person must comply with a condition of an exemption to the extent that it applies to the person.

Schedule                  Exemption and conditions of exemption

Part 1      Exemption

1                   Specification of exempt model

 

Brand

Model No.

Description of Product

Samsung

WV16M9945KV

Samsung Flexwash which includes a small upper washer which is integrated with and sits on top of a larger 16kg front loading washing machine

2                   Requirements from which model is exempt

Requirements of the Determination as follows:

 

GEMS labelling requirements (section 7)

The model is exempt from the labelling and testing requirements set out in Section 7 of the Determination.

3                   Supplies to which the exemption applies

This exemption only applies in relation to the supply of clothes washing machines with the specifications set out in clause 1 of this Schedule.

4                   Specification of conditions of exemption

The exemption is subject to the following conditions:

(a)            that the larger 16 kg front loading washing machine component of the Exempt Model complies with the labelling and testing requirements set out in Section 7 of the Determination; and

(b)            that the supplier of the Exempt Model must supply and fix a separate label to the 16kg front load washing machine component immediately below the energy rating label for that component stating that the energy rating label only relates to the 16kg washing machine and not both machines. The label must be clearly visible and in plain English.