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This instrument prescribes the Australasian Recycling Label Program to encourage and support small-to-medium enterprise businesses to adopt the Australasian Recycling Label on their packaging and improve the sustainability of their packaging.
Administered by: Industry, Science and Resources
Registered 02 Dec 2021
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Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
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Industry Research and Development (Australasian Recycling Label Program) Instrument 2021

I, Sussan Ley, as delegate of the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, make the following instrument.

Dated 25 November 2021

Sussan Ley

Minister for the Environment

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Prescribed program....................................................................................................... 1

6............ Specified legislative power............................................................................................ 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (Australasian Recycling Label Program) Instrument 2021.

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.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

program: see subsection 5(1).

5  Prescribed program

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 33(1) of the Act, the Australasian Recycling Label Program (the program) is prescribed.

             (2)  The program provides funding to industry representative bodies to develop and deliver (online and by telephone) education, resources and assistance to encourage and support small to medium enterprises:

                     (a)  to adopt the Australasian Recycling Label on their packaging; and

                     (b)  to improve the sustainability of their packaging.

6  Specified legislative power

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(3) of the Act, the power of the Parliament to make laws with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution) is specified.