Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment (Hexachlorobenzene) Regulation 2014

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Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment (Hexachlorobenzene) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 74, 2014
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 regulation.
Dated 12 June 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Greg Hunt
Minister for the Environment
 
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996     2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Amendment (Hexachlorobenzene) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1—Amendments
  
Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Regulations 1996
1  Regulations 5A to 5C
Repeal the regulations, substitute:
5A  Export particulars—hexachlorobenzene
                   The following particulars are specified for paragraph 18A(2)(a) of the Act:
                     (a)  the hazardous waste to be exported is hexachlorobenzene and other chlorinated waste, including hexachlorobutadiene, hexachloroethane and octachlorostyrene;
                     (b)  up to 132 tonnes of the waste (comprising 111 tonnes of hexachlorobenzene and 21 tonnes of packaging and pallets) is to be exported to France, which is a party to the Basel Convention, for disposal;
                     (c)  the waste is stored by Orica Australia Pty Ltd of 16‑20 Beauchamp Road, Matraville, New South Wales 2036;
                     (d)  the waste is stored in 200 litre steel drums contained within 20 foot shipping containers;
                     (e)  the drums and containers are to be transported by road to Port Botany, New South Wales, where they are to be loaded onto ships for export to a facility in France;
                      (f)  the waste is to be disposed of in the facility by high temperature incineration on land.
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