Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985 No 14

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26 October 2018 26 October 2018 2018 No 59
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20 June 2006 20 June 2006 2006 No 58
01 May 2006 01 May 2006 2005 No 96
01 December 2005 01 December 2005 2002 No 103
01 July 2005 01 July 2005 2005 No 64
06 July 2004 06 July 2004 2004 No 55
07 July 2003 07 July 2003 2001 No 121
01 September 2001 01 September 2001 2001 No 59
08 December 2000 08 December 2000 2000 No 93

Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985 No 14

Assented to 29.03.1985.

Date of commencement of secs 3–7, 58 and 59 and Sch 1, 14.6.1985, sec 2 (2) and GG No 93 of 14.6.1985, p 2596.

Date of commencement of secs 8, 10, 11 and 13–57, 1.11.1985, sec 2 (2) and GG No 147 of 1.11.1985, p 5676.

Secs 9 and 12 were not commenced and were repealed by the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996.

Emergency Services Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No 59

Assented to 26.10.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 5, assent, sec 2 (1).

Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Directors’ Liability) Act 2012 No 97

Assented to 26.11.2012.

Date of commencement, 11.1.2013, sec 2 and 2012 (629) LW 14.12.2012.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 No 58

Assented to 20.06.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.13, assent, sec 2 (2).

Protection of the Environment Operations Amendment Act 2005 No 96

Assented to 24.11.2005.

Date of commencement, 1.5.2006, sec 2 and GG No 58 of 28.4.2006, p 2369.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2005 No 64

Assented to 01.07.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.14, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 No 55

Assented to 06.07.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.10, assent, sec 2 (2).

Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103

Assented to 29.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.12.2005, sec 2 and GG No 45 of 15.4.2005, p 1356.

Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001 No 121

Assented to 19.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.

Waste Recycling and Processing Corporation Act 2001 No 59

Assented to 17.07.2001.

Date of commencement, 1.9.2001, sec 2 and GG No 132 of 31.8.2001, p 6566.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2000 No 93

Assented to 08.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.16, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999 No 85

Assented to 03.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.18, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1999 No 31

Assented to 07.07.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.13, assent, sec 2 (2).

Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156

Assented to 19.12.1997.

Date of commencement, 1.7.1999, sec 2 and GG No 178 of 24.12.1998, p 9952.

Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 No 140

Assented to 17.12.1997.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.1, 1.9.1998, sec 2 and GG No 123 of 21.8.1998, p 6171.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1996 No 121

Assented to 03.12.1996.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, assent, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 No 30

Assented to 21.06.1996.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985, assent, sec 2 (2).

Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Amendment Act 1996 No 16

Assented to 13.06.1996.

The amendments were not commenced and were repealed by the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 No 140.

Statute Law Revision (Local Government) Act 1995 No 11

Assented to 09.06.1995.

Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 1 relating to the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985, 23.6.1995, sec 2 (1) and GG No 77 of 23.6.1995, p 3279.

Roads Act 1993 No 33

Assented to 08.06.1993.

Date of commencement, 1.7.1993, sec 2 and GG No 73 of 1.7.1993, p 3343.

Statute Law (Penalties) Act 1992 No 112

Assented to 08.12.1992.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1992 No 57

Assented to 08.10.1992.

Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 1 relating to the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985, assent, Sch 1.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 No 34

Assented to 18.05.1992.

Date of commencement of items (1) and (4) of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985, 1.10.1992, Sch 1 and GG No 116 of 18.9.1992, p 6839.

Date of commencement of items (2), (3) and (5) of those provisions, assent, Sch 1.

Search Warrants (Amendment) Act 1991 No 92

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement, 20.9.1992, sec 2 and GG No 116 of 18.9.1992, p 6837.

Protection of the Environment Administration Act 1991 No 60

Assented to 12.12.1991.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 3 relating to the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985, 1.3.1992, sec 2 and GG No 26 of 21.2.1992, p 1043.

Environmental Offences and Penalties (Amendment) Act 1990 No 84

Assented to 07.12.1990.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 2 relating to the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985, 1.1.1991, sec 2 and GG No 174 of 21.12.1990, p 11168.

Waste Disposal (Further Amendment) Act 1989 No 38

Assented to 10.05.1989.

Date of commencement, 1.7.1989, sec 2 and GG No 81 of 30.6.1989, p 3812.

Waste Disposal (Amendment) Act 1989 No 30

Assented to 21.04.1989.

Date of commencement, 30.6.1989, sec 2 and GG No 81 of 30.6.1989, p 3811.

Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals (Amendment) Act 1987 No 191

Assented to 04.12.1987.

Date of commencement, 15.1.1988, sec 2 and GG No 2 of 8.1.1988, p 11.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 1) 1987 No 48

Assented to 28.05.1987.

Date of commencement of Sch 32, except as provided by sec 2 (13), 1.9.1987, sec 2 (12) and GG No 136 of 28.8.1987, p 4809.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1986 No 16

Assented to 01.05.1986.

Miscellaneous Acts (Search Warrants) Amendment Act 1985 No 38

Assented to 26.04.1985.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 28.2.1986, sec 2 (2) and GG No 29 of 14.2.1986, p 654.

(1) Chemical wastes declarations under sec 10

dioxin-contaminated waste materials
aluminium smelter wastes containing fluoride and/or cyanide

GG No 147 of 1.11.1985, p 5707

asbestos wastes
polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) wastes
pesticide wastes including used pesticide containers

GG No 64 of 18.4.1986, p 1696 (amended by GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6305)

copper/chrome/arsenic (CCA) wastes
lead sludges from petroleum storage tanks
arsenical wastes
chromium/zinc sludges

GG No 177 of 14.11.1986, p 5550

organochlorine pesticide wastes

GG No 184 of 27.11.1987, p 6614 (repealed by GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6311)

gasworks wastes

GG No 189 of 30.12.1988, p 6681

organotin wastes

GG No 21 of 10.2.1989, p 1010

hexachlorobenzene wastes

GG No 30 of 10.3.1989, p 1352

scheduled chemical wastes

GG No 115 of 21.9.1990, p 8439 (repealed by GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6311)

polychlorinated biphenyl wastes

GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6305

scheduled chemical wastes

GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6311

(2) Chemical control orders under sec 21

dioxin-contaminated waste materials

GG No 44 of 14.3.1986, p 1182

aluminium smelter wastes containing fluoride and/or cyanide

GG No 49 of 21.3.1986, p 1293

organochlorine pesticide wastes

GG No 184 of 27.11.1987, p 6614 (repealed by GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6313)

polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) wastes

GG No 167 of 4.11.1988, p 5767 (repealed by GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6306)

organotin wastes

GG No 25 of 24.2.1989, p 1148 (and see correction notice GG No 32 of 17.3.1989, p 1431)

asbestos wastes

GG No 44 of 30.3.1990, p 2648 (repealed by GG No 53 of 30.4.1999, p 3002)

scheduled chemical wastes

GG No 115 of 21.9.1990, p 8443 (repealed by GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6313)

polychlorinated biphenyl wastes

GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6306 (repealed by GG No 66 of 20.6.1997, p 4686)

scheduled chemical wastes

GG No 139 of 14.10.1994, p 6313 (repealed by GG No 77 of 30.4.2004, p 2283)

polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)

GG No 66 of 20.6.1997, p 4686

scheduled chemical wastes

GG No 77 of 30.4.2004, p 2283

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Sec 3

Am 1991 No 60, Sch 3; 1993 No 33, Sch 1; 1995 No 11, Sch 1; 1996 No 30, Sch 1; 2000 No 93, Sch 2.16 [1].

Sec 4

Subst 1992 No 57, Sch 1.

Sec 5

Am 1997 No 156, Sch 4.4 [1]; 2000 No 93, Sch 2.16 [2] [3].

Sec 6

Am 1991 No 60, Sch 3.

Sec 7

Am 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Part 3, Div 1 (secs 8, 9)

Rep 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 12

Rep 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 13

Am 1987 No 191, Sch 1 (1).

Secs 14–18

Am 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 19

Am 1987 No 191, Sch 1 (2); 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 20

Am 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 21

Am 1986 No 16, Sch 23.

Sec 24

Am 1987 No 191, Sch 1 (3).

Sec 26

Am 2012 No 97, Sch 1.11 [1].

Sec 27

Am 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 29A

Ins 1992 No 34, Sch 1.

Sec 32

Am 2012 No 97, Sch 1.11 [2].

Part 5

Rep 1997 No 140, Sch 1.1.

Sec 33

Am 1992 No 34, Sch 1. Rep 1997 No 140, Sch 1.1.

Sec 34

Am 1986 No 16, Sch 23. Rep 1997 No 140, Sch 1.1.

Sec 35

Am 1992 No 34, Sch 1. Rep 1997 No 140, Sch 1.1.

Sec 36

Rep 1997 No 140, Sch 1.1.

Sec 37

Am 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 39

Am 1992 No 34, Sch 1.

Sec 43

Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1.

Sec 44

Am 1987 No 191, Sch 1 (4); 1991 No 60, Sch 3; 1997 No 156, Sch 4.4 [2].

Sec 45

Am 1987 No 191, Sch 1 (5); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1996 No 30, Sch 1.

Sec 46

Subst 1985 No 38, Sch 1. Am 1991 No 92, Sch 2; 2002 No 103, Sch 4.30 [1]–[4]; 2006 No 58, Sch 2.13 [1] [2].

Secs 47, 48

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 50

Am 1987 No 48, Sch 32.

Sec 51

Rep 1987 No 191, Sch 1 (6).

Sec 53

Subst 2012 No 97, Sch 1.11 [3].

Sec 53A

Ins 2012 No 97, Sch 1.11 [3].

Sec 54

Am 1990 No 84, Sch 2; 1992 No 112, Sch 1.

Sec 55

Rep 2005 No 96, Sch 2.1 [1].

Sec 56

Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1999 No 85, Sch 2.18; 2001 No 121, Sch 2.101 [1] [2]. Rep 2005 No 96, Sch 2.1 [2].

Sec 57

Rep 2005 No 96, Sch 2.1 [3].

Sec 58

Am 1987 No 48, Sch 32; 1992 No 112, Sch 1.

Sch 1

Am 1986 No 16, Sch 23; 1989 No 30, Sch 2; 1989 No 38, Sch 2; 1991 No 60, Sch 3; 1992 No 34, Sch 1; 1996 No 121, Sch 2.11; 1999 No 31, Sch 2.13; 2001 No 59, Sch 3.1; 2004 No 55, Sch 2.10; 2005 No 64, Sch 2.14; 2018 No 59, Sch 5.1.

The whole Act

Am 1991 No 60, Sch 3 (“Commission” and “Commission’s” omitted wherever occurring, “Authority” and “Authority’s” inserted instead).

Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Bill 1985

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