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Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Rule 2022

Authoritative Version
Rules/Other as made
This instrument provides that the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency may develop awareness-raising materials, undertake data collection, and deliver information campaigns regarding asbestos safety and eradication.
Administered by: Employment and Workplace Relations
Registered 08 Apr 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Rule 2022

I, Michaelia Cash, Minister for Industrial Relations, make the following rule.

Dated 6 April 2022                                         

Michaelia Cash

Minister for Industrial Relations

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

5  Functions of the Agency.......................................................................................................... 1

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Rule 2022.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 3 of the Act, including the following:

(a)    Agency;

(b)    asbestos safety.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013.

5  Functions of the Agency

                   For the purposes of paragraph 8(1)(g) of the Act, the Agency has the following functions:

                     (a)  to raise awareness of asbestos safety, including by developing and promoting materials on asbestos safety;

                     (b)  to collect and analyse data required for measuring progress on preventing exposure to asbestos fibres and for informing evidence-based policies and strategies;

                     (c)  to promote consistent messages, policies and practices in relation to asbestos safety.