Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)

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Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 112
I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Product Stewardship Act 2011.
Dated 14 June 2012
QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor-General
By Her Excellency’s Command
DON FARRELL
Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water
1              Name of regulation
                This regulation is the Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Amendment of Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Regulations 2011
                Schedule 1 amends the Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Regulations 2011.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
 
[1]           Subregulation 1.03 (1), definition of product
omit
[2]           Subregulation 1.03 (1), definition of product code
substitute
product code means:
                (a)    for Schedule 1—the code mentioned for a product in the Combined Australian Customs Tariff Nomenclature and Statistical Classification, as it existed on 8 November 2011; and
               (b)    for Schedule 1A—the code mentioned for a product in the Combined Australian Customs Tariff Nomenclature and Statistical Classification, as it existed on 1 January 2012.
Note   The Combined Australian Customs Tariff Nomenclature and Statistical Classification can be found on the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service website at www.customs.gov.au.
[3]           Subregulation 1.03 (2)
omit
Schedule 3.
insert
Schedules 1 and 1A.
[4]           Subregulation 1.04 (3)
omit
Schedule 1.
insert
Schedules 1 and 1A.
[5]           Subregulations 3.04 (5) and (6)
substitute
         (5)   Subregulation (6) applies:
                (a)    to a liable party who has failed to be a member of a co‑regulatory arrangement for a financial year (not including the 2011–2012 financial year); and
               (b)    in relation to the products:
                          (i)    in a class of products imported, manufactured or exported in a prior financial year; and
                         (ii)    that gave rise to the party’s liability to be a member of the co-regulatory arrangement for the financial year.
         (6)   In the first subsequent financial year in which the liable party becomes a member, the products mentioned in paragraph 5 (b) are taken into account in steps 1 and 2 of subregulation (4) as if those products were imported, manufactured or exported in the financial year before the liable party becomes a member.
[6]           After subregulation 3.04 (7)
insert
         (8)   To calculate the converted weight mentioned in steps 2 and 5 of subregulation (4), the same conversion factor must be used for the product exported as was used for the product when it was imported or manufactured.
[7]           Schedule 1
substitute
Schedule 1        Products, product codes and conversion factors until 31 December 2011
(subregulations 1.03 (2) and 1.04 (3))
Part 1          Televisions
Division 1       Other: colour—analog
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

1.1
Plasma:
 
 

 
   (a)  screen size less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.10
8.9

 
  (b)  screen size 80 cm and over
8528.72.00.11
30.1

1.2
Projection:
 
 

 
   (a)  wide screen size:
 
 

 
         (i)   less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.15
8.9

 
        (ii)   80 cm and over;
8528.72.00.16
30.1

 
  (b)  other than wide screen size
8528.72.00.17
30.1

1.3
LCD:
 
 

 
   (a)  wide screen size:
 
 

 
         (i)   less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.20
5.4

 
        (ii)   80 cm and over;
8528.72.00.21
18.4

 
  (b)  other than wide screen size
8528.72.00.22
18.5

1.4
Cathode‑ray tube:
 
 

 
   (a)  flat screen:
 
 

 
         (i)   screen size less than 34 cm;
8528.72.00.30
4.0

 
        (ii)   screen size 34 cm and over but less than 51 cm;
8528.72.00.31
8.2

 
       (iii)   screen size 51 cm and over but less than 68 cm;
8528.72.00.32
20.8

 
       (iv)   screen size 68 cm and over but less than 79 cm;
8528.72.00.33
39.9

 
        (v)   screen size 79 cm and over;
8528.72.00.34
58.0

 
  (b)  other than flat screen:
 
 

 
         (i)   screen size less than 34 cm;
8528.72.00.35
4.0

 
        (ii)   screen size 34 cm and over but less than 51 cm;
8528.72.00.36
8.2

 
       (iii)   screen size 51 cm and over but less than 68 cm;
8528.72.00.37
20.8

 
       (iv)   screen size 68 cm and over but less than 79 cm;
8528.72.00.38
39.9

 
        (v)   screen size 79 cm and over
8528.72.00.39
58.0

1.5
Other
8528.72.00.40
18.5

Division 2       Other: colour—digital
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

2.1
Plasma:
 
 

 
   (a)  screen size less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.50
8.9

 
  (b)  screen size 80 cm and over
8528.72.00.51
30.1

2.2
Projection:
 
 

 
   (a)  wide screen size:
 
 

 
         (i)   less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.55
8.9

 
        (ii)   80 cm and over;
8528.72.00.56
30.1

 
  (b)  other than wide screen size
8528.72.00.57
30.1

2.3
LCD:
 
 

 
   (a)  wide screen size:
 
 

 
         (i)   less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.60
5.4

 
        (ii)   80 cm and over;
8528.72.00.61
18.4

 
  (b)  other than wide screen size
8528.72.00.62
18.5

2.4
Cathode‑ray tube:
 
 

 
   (a)  flat screen:
 
 

 
         (i)   screen size less than 34 cm;
8528.72.00.70
4.0

 
        (ii)   screen size 34 cm and over but less than 51 cm;
8528.72.00.71
8.2

 
       (iii)   screen size 51 cm and over but less than 68 cm;
8528.72.00.72
20.8

 
       (iv)   screen size 68 cm and over but less than 79 cm;
8528.72.00.73
39.9

 
        (v)   screen size 79 cm and over;
8528.72.00.74
58.0

 
  (b)  other than flat screen:
 
 

 
         (i)   screen size less than 34 cm;
8528.72.00.75
4.0

 
        (ii)   screen size 34 cm and over but less than 51 cm;
8528.72.00.76
8.2

 
       (iii)   screen size 51 cm and over but less than 68 cm;
8528.72.00.77
20.8

 
       (iv)   screen size 68 cm and over but less than 79 cm;
8528.72.00.78
39.9

 
        (v)   screen size 79 cm and over
8528.72.00.79
58.0

2.5
Other
8528.72.00.80
18.5

Division 3       Other: black and white or other monochrome
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

3.1
Black and white or other monochrome
8528.73.00.35
1.0

Part 2          Computers, printers and computer products
Division 1       Computers
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

4.1
Automatic data processing machines and units, magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form, and machines for processing the data:
 

 
   (a)  portable automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of at least a CPU, a keyboard and a display:
 
 

 
         (i)   laptops, notebooks and palmtops;
8471.30.00.20
2.4

 
        (ii)   other;
8471.30.00.90
3.0

 
  (b)  other automatic data processing machines, comprising in the same housing at least a CPU and an input and output unit, whether or not combined:
 
 

 
         (i)   personal computers;
8471.41.00.21
10.7

 
        (ii)   other;
8471.41.00.91
10.0

 
   (c)  other automatic data processing machines, presented in the form of systems:
 
 

 
         (i)   personal computers;
8471.49.00.22
13.5

 
        (ii)   other;
8471.49.00.92
13.5

 
  (d)  processing units other than those mentioned in paragraphs (b) and (c), whether or not containing in the same housing one or two storage units, input units or output units:
 
 

 
         (i)   CPUs for personal computers;
8471.50.00.23
10.4

 
        (ii)   other
8471.50.00.93
13.2

4.2
Monitors and projectors not incorporating television reception apparatus, and reception apparatus for television, whether or not incorporating radio‑broadcast receivers or sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus:
 
 

 
   (a)  cathode‑ray tube monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data processing system mentioned in item 4.1;
8528.41.00.10
11.4

 
  (b)  other monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data processing system mentioned in item 4.1:
 
 

 
         (i)   flat screen monitors;
8528.51.00.32
6.4

 
        (ii)   other
8528.51.00.33
6.3

Division 2       Printers
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

5.1
Machines which perform 2 or more of the functions of printing, copying or fax transmission, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network:
 

 
   (a)  printing as the principal function:
 
 

 
         (i)   ink‑jet;
8443.31.00.61
8.7

 
        (ii)   dot matrix;
8443.31.00.62
8.8

 
       (iii)   laser;
8443.31.00.64
13.6

 
       (iv)   other;
8443.31.00.69
8.8

 
  (b)  other MFDs
8443.31.00.90
10.6

5.2
Other printers, copying machines and fax machines capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network:
 
 

 
   (a)  ink‑jet printers;
8443.32.00.71
8.3

 
  (b)  dot matrix printers;
8443.32.00.72
8.3

 
   (c)  laser printers;
8443.32.00.74
9.5

 
  (d)  other printers;
8443.32.00.79
8.9

 
   (e)  other
8443.32.00.95
8.9

Division 3       Computer products
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

6.1
Automatic data processing machines and units, magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form, and machines for processing the data:
 

 
   (a)  input or output units, whether or not containing storage units in the same housing:
 
 

 
         (i)   keyboards;
8471.60.00.55
0.8

 
        (ii)   joysticks and game pads;
8471.60.00.91
0.6

 
       (iii)   mouses and trackballs;
8471.60.00.92
0.3

 
       (iv)   scanners;
8471.60.00.95
3.5

 
        (v)   other;
8471.60.00.98
0.6

 
  (b)  storage units:
 
 

 
         (i)   compact disc drives (including burners);
8471.70.00.20
1.0

 
        (ii)   digital video disc drives (including burners);
8471.70.00.25
0.6

 
       (iii)   hard drives;
8471.70.00.74
0.6

 
       (iv)   floppy drives;
8471.70.00.75
1.0

 
        (v)   other
8471.70.00.43
0.04

6.2
Parts and accessories for machines mentioned in item 6.1:
 
 

 
   (a)  cards;
8473.30.00.62
0.5

 
  (b)  motherboards;
8473.30.00.68
0.8

 
   (c)  other
8473.30.00.70
1.0

6.3
Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers and inductors)—static converters—separately housed units, designed to be housed in the same cabinet as the CPU of equipment in item 4.1
8504.40.30.59
4.5

6.4
Web cameras
8525.80.10.15
0.1

Schedule 1A      Products, product codes and conversion factors from 1 January 2012
(subregulations 1.03 (2) and 1.04 (3))
Part 1          Televisions
Division 1       Other: colour—analog
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

1.1
Plasma
8528.72.00.41
30.1

1.2
Projection
8528.72.00.42
30.1

1.3
LCD:
 

 
   (a)  wide screen size:
 

 
         (i)   less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.20
5.4

 
        (ii)   80 cm and over;
8528.72.00.21
18.4

 
  (b)  other than wide screen size
8528.72.00.22
18.5

1.4
Cathode‑ray tube:
 

 
   (a)  flat screen
8528.72.00.43
26.2

 
  (b)  other than flat screen:
 

 
         (i)   screen size less than 51 cm;
8528.72.00.44
6.1

 
        (ii)   screen size 51 cm and over
8528.72.00.45
39.6

1.5
Other
8528.72.00.40
18.5

Division 2       Other: colour—digital
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

2.1
Plasma
8528.72.00.46
30.1

2.2
Projection
8528.72.00.47
30.1

2.3
LCD:
 

 
   (a)  wide screen size:
 

 
         (i)   less than 80 cm;
8528.72.00.60
5.4

 
        (ii)   80 cm and over;
8528.72.00.61
18.4

 
  (b)  other than wide screen size
8528.72.00.62
18.5

2.4
Cathode‑ray tube:
 

 
   (a)  flat screen:
 

 
         (i)   screen size less than 51 cm;
8528.72.00.48
6.1

 
        (ii)   screen size 51 cm and over;
8528.72.00.49
39.6

 
  (b)  other than flat screen
8528.72.00.59
26.2

2.5
Other
8528.72.00.80
18.5

Division 3       Other: black and white or other monochrome
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

3.1
Black and white or other monochrome
8528.73.00.35
1.0

Part 2          Computers, printers and computer products
Division 1       Computers
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

4.1
Automatic data processing machines and units, magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form, and machines for processing the data:
 

   (a)  portable automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of at least a CPU, a keyboard and a display:
 

         (i)   laptops, notebooks and palmtops;
8471.30.00.20
2.4

        (ii)   other;
8471.30.00.90
3.0

  (b)  other automatic data processing machines, comprising in the same housing at least a CPU and an input and output unit, whether or not combined:
 

         (i)   personal computers;
8471.41.00.21
10.7

        (ii)   other;
8471.41.00.91
10.0

   (c)  other automatic data processing machines, presented in the form of systems:
 

         (i)   personal computers;
8471.49.00.22
13.5

        (ii)   other;
8471.49.00.92
13.5

  (d)  processing units other than those mentioned in paragraphs (b) and (c), whether or not containing in the same housing one or two storage units, input units or output units:
 

         (i)   CPUs for personal computers;
8471.50.00.23
10.4

        (ii)   other
8471.50.00.93
13.2

4.2
Monitors and projectors, not incorporating television reception apparatus, reception apparatus for television, whether or not incorporating radio‑broadcast receivers or sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus:
 

   (a)  cathode‑ray tube monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data processing system mentioned in item 4.1;
8528.41.00.10
11.4

  (b)  other monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data processing system mentioned in item 4.1:
 

         (i)   flat screen monitors;
8528.51.00.32
6.4

        (ii)   other
8528.51.00.33
6.3

Division 2       Printers
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

5.1
Machines which perform 2 or more of the functions of printing, copying or fax transmission, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network:
 

   (a)  printing as the principal function:
 

         (i)   ink‑jet;
8443.31.00.61
8.7

        (ii)   laser;
8443.31.00.64
13.6

       (iii)   other;
8443.31.00.65
8.8

  (b)  other MFDs
8443.31.00.90
10.6

5.2
Other printers, copying machines and fax machines capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network:
 

   (a)  ink‑jet printers;
8443.32.00.71
8.3

  (b)  dot matrix printers;
8443.32.00.72
8.3

   (c)  laser printers;
8443.32.00.74
9.5

  (d)  other printers
8443.32.00.79
8.9

Division 3       Computer products
Item
Description
Product code
Conversion factor (kg)

6.1
Automatic data processing machines and units, magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form, and machines for processing the data:
 

   (a)  input or output units, whether or not containing storage units in the same housing:
 

         (i)   keyboards;
8471.60.00.55
0.8

        (ii)   joysticks and game pads;
8471.60.00.91
0.6

       (iii)   mouses and trackballs;
8471.60.00.92
0.3

       (iv)   scanners;
8471.60.00.95
3.5

        (v)   other;
8471.60.00.98
0.6

  (b)  storage units:
 

         (i)   compact disc drives (including burners);
8471.70.00.20
1.0

        (ii)   digital video disc drives (including burners);
8471.70.00.25
0.6

       (iii)   hard drives;
8471.70.00.74
0.6

       (iv)   other
8471.70.00.44
0.04

6.2
Parts and accessories for machines mentioned in item 6.1:
 

   (a)  cards (including network, sound, video, IDE, SCSI, and other similar cards);
8473.30.00.62
0.5

  (b)  motherboards;
8473.30.00.68
0.8

   (c)  other
8473.30.00.70
1.0

6.3
Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers and inductors)—static converters—separately housed units, designed to be housed in the same cabinet as the CPU of equipment in item 4.1
8504.40.30.59
4.5

6.4
Web cameras
8525.80.10.15
0.1

[8]           Schedule 3
omit
Note
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