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These regulations amend the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 and the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 to align export and import controls with recent amendments made by the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Legislation Amendment Act 2017 to the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 18 Dec 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Feb-2018
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2018
Date of repeal 02 Jan 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Customs Legislation Amendment (Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017

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 regulations.

Dated 14 December 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Peter Dutton

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments commencing day after registration                                                    2

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958                                                                            2

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956                                                                            2

Part 2—Amendments with other commencements                                                                  3

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958                                                                            3

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956                                                                            3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Customs Legislation Amendment (Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017.

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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

19 December 2017

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this instrument is registered.

19 December 2017

3.  Schedule 1, items 9 and 10

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) at the same time as the provisions covered by table item 4.

1 January 2018

4.  Schedule 1, items 11 to 16

The later of:

(a) the day after this instrument is registered; and

(b) 1 January 2018.

1 January 2018

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 Customs Act 1901.

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

Part 1Amendments commencing day after registration

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958

1  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of SGG)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

SGG or synthetic greenhouse gas means any of the following:

                     (a)  an HFC;

                     (c)  a PFC;

                     (d)  sulfur hexafluoride.

2  Subregulation 2(1)

Insert:

sulfur hexafluoride means the substance referred to in Part 11 of Schedule 15, whether existing alone or in a mixture.

3  Part 9 of Schedule 15 (table item 11)

Repeal the item.

4  Part 11 of Schedule 15 (table item 1)

Repeal the item, substitute:

1

Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956

5  Subregulation 2(1)

Insert:

sulfur hexafluoride means the substance referred to in Part 11 of Schedule 10, whether existing alone or in a mixture.

6  Subregulation 5K(6)

Omit “the conditions in paragraph 13(6A)(b) or (c) of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 are satisfied”, substitute “subsection 13(5) or (6) of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 applies”.

7  Part 9 of Schedule 10 (table item 11)

Repeal the item.

8  Part 11 of Schedule 10 (table item 1)

Repeal the item, substitute:

1

Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)

Part 2Amendments with other commencements

Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958

9  Subregulation 2(1)

Insert:

nitrogen trifluoride means the substance referred to in Part 12 of Schedule 15, whether existing alone or in a mixture.

10  Subregulation 2(1) (after paragraph (a) of the definition of SGG)

Insert:

                     (b)  nitrogen trifluoride;

11  Part 10 of Schedule 15 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Substance

1

CF4 (PFC‑14)

2

C2F6 (PFC‑116)

3

C3F8 (PFC‑218)

4

C4F10 (PFC‑3‑1‑10)

5

c‑C4F8 (PFC‑318)

6

C5F12 (PFC‑4‑1‑12)

7

C6F14 (PFC‑5‑1‑14)

8

C10F18 (PFC‑9‑1‑18)

 

12  At the end of Schedule 15

Add:

Part 12Nitrogen trifluoride

  

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Substance

1

Nitrogen trifluoride (NF3)

 

Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956

13  Subregulation 2(1)

Insert:

nitrogen trifluoride means the substance referred to in Part 12 of Schedule 10, whether existing alone or in a mixture.

14  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of SGG)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

SGG or synthetic greenhouse gas means any of the following:

                     (a)  an HFC;

                     (b)  nitrogen trifluoride;

                     (c)  a PFC;

                     (d)  sulfur hexafluoride.

15  Part 10 of Schedule 10 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Substance

1

CF4 (PFC‑14)

2

C2F6 (PFC‑116)

3

C3F8 (PFC‑218)

4

C4F10 (PFC‑3‑1‑10)

5

c‑C4F8 (PFC‑318)

6

C5F12 (PFC‑4‑1‑12)

7

C6F14 (PFC‑5‑1‑14)

8

C10F18 (PFC‑9‑1‑18)

 

16  At the end of Schedule 10

Add:

Part 12Nitrogen trifluoride

  

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Substance

1

Nitrogen trifluoride (NF3)