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This instrument amends the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 to apply permit application fees pertaining to permits of 12, 24 or 36 months in duration. Specifically, this amendment would allow application fees to be applied for permits having a maximum duration of 36 months. Permits with a duration of 36 months came into effect on 1 January 2018.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Made 08 Feb 2018
Registered 08 Feb 2018
Tabled HR 12 Feb 2018
Tabled Senate 12 Feb 2018
Date of repeal 10 Feb 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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

 

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment (Application Fees) Regulations 2018

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 08 February 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Josh Frydenberg

Minister for the Environment and Energy

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995                 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment (Application Fees) Regulations 2018.

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.

9 February 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 Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989.

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

  

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995

1  Regulations 343 and 344

Repeal the regulations, substitute:

343  RAC industry permit application fees

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 121(1)(c), the following table specifies the application fee for an RAC industry permit.

 

Application fees for RAC industry permits

Item

The amount of the fee for an application for…

is…

1

a refrigeration and air conditioning trainee licence granted under regulation 134

(a) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$31; or

(b) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

2

a refrigerant handling licence granted under Subdivision 6A.2.2 (other than the licence mentioned in item 1)

(a) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$73; or

(b) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

3

a refrigerant trading authorisation or an RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation granted under paragraph 140(1)(a) or (b) or both

(a) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$235; or

(b) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

4

a restricted refrigerant trading authorisation granted under paragraph 140(1)(c)

(a) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$73; or

(b) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

5

a halon special permit granted under regulation 150

(a) if the application is for a permit that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$280; or

(b) if the application is for a permit that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for a permit that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

             (2)  If an amount of a fee (the increased fee) specified in paragraph (a) of an item of the table in subregulation (1) is increased under regulation 346, the increased fee is to be used in working out the amount of the fee under paragraph (b) or (c) of that item.

344  Fire protection industry permit application fees

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 313(1)(b), the following table specifies the application fee for a fire protection industry permit.

 

Application fees for fire protection industry permits

Item

The amount of the fee for an application for…

is…

1

an extinguishing agent handling licence granted under Subdivision 6A.4.3

(a) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$140; or

(b) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for a licence that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

2

an extinguishing agent trading authorisation granted under regulation 331

(a) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$235; or

(b) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for an authorisation that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

3

a halon special permit granted under regulation 341

(a) if the application is for a permit that is to be in force for 12 months or less—$280; or

(b) if the application is for a permit that is to be in force for more than 12 months, but not more than 24 months—an amount that is twice the amount specified in paragraph (a); or

(c) if the application is for a permit that is to be in force for more than 24 months—an amount that is 3 times the amount specified in paragraph (a).

             (2)  If an amount of a fee (the increased fee) specified in paragraph (a) of an item of the table in subregulation (1) is increased under regulation 346, the increased fee is to be used in working out the amount of the fee under paragraph (b) or (c) of that item.

2  Subregulation 346(1)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (1)  This regulation applies to:

                     (a)  an amount of a fee that is:

                              (i)  specified in paragraph (a) of an item of the table in subregulation 343(1) or 344(1); and

                             (ii)  in force on 30 September of a calendar year; and

                     (b)  an increase in the fee that takes effect on or after 1 January 2019.

3  In the appropriate position in Part 10

Insert:

Division 4Amendments made by the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment (Application Fees) Regulations 2018

961  Application fees for Part 6A—application provision

                   The amendments made by items 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 to the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment (Application Fees) Regulations 2018 apply in relation to applications made on or after the commencement of this regulation.