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This instrument announces that the Minamata Convention on Mercury done at Minamata on 10 October 2013 comes into force for Australia on 7 March 2022, which in turn will allow the Industrial Chemicals (General) Amendment (Minamata Convention on Mercury) Rules 2021 (the Rules) to commence in accordance with subsection 2(1) of the Rules.
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Registered 23 Feb 2022

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Industrial Chemicals (Announcement of Entry into Force of Minamata Convention) Instrument 2022

I, David Gillespie, Minister for Regional Health, under item 1 of the table in subsection 2(1) of the Industrial Chemicals (General) Amendment (Minamata Convention on Mercury) Rules 2021, announce that the Minamata Convention on Mercury done at Minamata on 10 October 2013 comes into force for Australia on 7 March 2022.

Dated 17 February 2022

David Gillespie

Minister for Regional Health