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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 to increase the licence application fees by an indexation amount of 2.4% and makes other amendments.
Administered by: Health
Registered 22 Jun 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Jun-2018
Tabled Senate26-Jun-2018
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
17-Sep-2018
Expiry Date:
29-Nov-2018
House:
Senate
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Withdrawn
Resolution Date:
18-Oct-2018
Resolution Time:
Provisions:
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) 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 21 June 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Bridget McKenzie

Minister for Rural Health

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments of fees                                                                                                              2

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999                                   2

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                                                  5

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999                                   5

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) 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

1 July 2018.

1 July 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 Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

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 of fees

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999

1  Amendments of listed provisions—Schedule 3A

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

 

Amendments relating to facility licence application fees—nuclear installations

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

29,438

30,144

2

Item 2

183,999

188,414

3

Item 3

147,200

150,732

4

Item 4

73,598

75,364

5

Item 5

73,598

75,364

6

Item 6

147,200

150,732

7

Item 7

588,802

602,933

8

Item 8

147,200

150,732

9

Item 9

630,862

646,002

10

Item 10

147,200

150,732

11

Item 11

14,718

15,071

12

Item 12

66,238

67,827

13

Item 13

14,718

15,071

14

Item 14

66,238

67,827

15

Item 15

29,438

30,144

16

Item 16

350,479

358,890

17

Item 17

420,574

430,667

18

Item 18

14,718

15,071

19

Item 19

220,801

226,100

20

Item 20

29,438

30,144

21

Item 21

73,598

75,364

22

Item 22

147,200

150,732

23

Item 23

14,718

15,071

24

Item 24

132,480

135,659

25

Item 25

29,438

30,144

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

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

 

Amendments relating to facility licence application fees—prescribed radiation facilities (general)

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 3

13,246

13,563

2

Item 4

13,246

13,563

3

Item 5

13,246

13,563

4

Item 6

13,246

13,563

5

Item 7

26,495

27,130

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

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

 

Amendments relating to facility licence application fees—prescribed radiation facilities (other)

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

44,158

45,217

2

Item 2

29,438

30,144

3

Item 3

44,158

45,217

4

Item 4

29,438

30,144

4  Amendments of listed provisions—Schedule 3BA

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

 

Amendments relating to facility licence application fees—prescribed legacy sites

Item

Table item

Omit

Substitute

1

Item 1

14,332

14,675

2

Item 2

214,996

220,155

3

Item 3

28,665

29,352

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

The items of the table in clause 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

734

751

2

Item 1

2,942

3,012

3

Item 1

8,829

9,040

4

Item 2

1,910

1,955

5

Item 2

5,887

6,028

6

Item 2

17,661

18,084

7

Item 3

3,679

3,767

8

Item 3

11,065

11,330

9

Item 3

32,382

33,159

Part 2Other amendments

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999

6  Regulation 3 (definition of AS/NZS IEC 60825.1:2014)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

7  Regulation 3 (definition of AS/NZS IEC 60825.2:2011)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

8  Regulation 3 (definition of AS/NZS IEC 62471:2011)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

9  Regulation 3 (definition of Disposal Code of Practice)

Repeal the definition (including the note).

10  Regulation 3 (definition of Mining and Mineral Processing Code and Safety Guide)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

11  Regulation 3 (note to the definition of Mining and Mineral Processing Code and Safety Guide)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

12  Regulation 3 (definition of Planned Exposure Code)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

13  Regulation 3 (note to the definition of Planned Exposure Code)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

14  Regulation 3 (definition of Security Code of Practice)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

15  Regulation 3 (note to the definition of Security Code of Practice)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

16  Regulation 3 (definition of Transport Code)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

17  Regulation 3 (note to the definition of Transport Code)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

18  At the end of regulation 3B

Add:

                   ; (c)  to grant approvals under the Transport Code in the CEO’s capacity as competent authority for the Commonwealth for the purposes of the Transport Code.

19  Paragraphs 48(2)(a) and (3)(a)

Repeal the paragraphs.

20  After regulation 50

Insert:

50A  Maintaining accurate inventory of controlled apparatus and materials

                   The holder of a licence must keep and maintain an accurate inventory of the controlled apparatus and controlled materials that that the licence holder deals with.

21  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (table item 1)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

1

The reference levels mentioned in the ICNIRP Guidelines For Limiting Exposure To Time‑Varying Electric And Magnetic Fields (1 Hz—100 kHz), published by the International Commission on Non‑Ionizing Radiation Protection, as existing on 1 July 2018.

22  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (table item 7)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

7

The exposure limits mentioned in the ICNIRP Guidelines On Limits Of Exposure To Static Magnetic Fields, published by the International Commission on Non‑Ionizing Radiation Protection, as existing on 1 July 2018.

23  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (note to table)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       The documents mentioned in items 1, 3, 6 and 7 of the table could in 2018 be viewed on, or accessed from, ARPANSA’s website (http://www.arpansa.gov.au).

Note 2:       For guidance on the exposure limits mentioned in item 5 of the table, see the ICNIRP Guidelines On Limits Of Exposure To Incoherent Visible And Infrared Radiation, published by the International Commission on Non‑Ionizing Radiation Protection. The Guidelines could in 2018 be accessed from ARPANSA’s website (http://www.arpansa.gov.au).

24  Clause 1 of Schedule 2 (table item 6, column headed “Description of dealing”)

Omit “2017”, substitute “2018”.

25  Clause 1 of Schedule 2 (at the end of the cell at table item 7, column headed “Description of dealing”)

Add:

; (j) radar equipment used for communications;

(k) radiofrequency equipment used for communications;

(l) an artificial optical source emitting ultraviolet A radiation (315—400 nm);

(m) a completely enclosed apparatus containing an ultraviolet radiation light source (e.g. a spectrophotometer);

(n) a biological safety cabinet (laminar flow or biohazard) with a failsafe interlocking system;

(o) an embedded (enclosed) laser product with an accessible emission that is lower than the accessible emission limits of a Class 3B laser product, as set out in AS/NZS IEC 60825.1:2014, during normal operations.

26  Clause 1 of Schedule 3B (table items 1 and 2)

Repeal the items, substitute:

 

1

Particle accelerator that:

(a) has, or is capable of having, a beam energy greater than 1 MeV; or

(b) can produce neutrons

13,563