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8196 revised

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017

 

 

(1)     Clause 96, page 80 (line 7) (table), after “category.”, insert “An annual post-introduction report must be given to the Executive Director to provide information about introductions of industrial chemicals in the exempted introductions category.”.

[exempted introductions]

( 2 )     Page 82 (after line 13) , after clause  98 , insert:

98A   Post-introduction reports for exempted introductions

             (1)  A person contravenes this subsection if:

                     (a)  the person introduces an industrial chemical during a registration year; and

                     (b)  the introduction is an exempted introduction; and

                     (c)  the introduction is the first exempted introduction of the industrial chemical by the person during the registration year; and

                     (d)  the person does not give the Executive Director a report in accordance with subsection (2) in relation to the exempted introduction within 4 months after the start of the last month of that registration year.

             (2)  The report must:

                     (a)  be in the approved form; and

                     (b)  include the following information:

                              (i)  the CAS name and CAS number for the industrial chemical;

                             (ii)  the molecular formula for the industrial chemical (if defined);

                            (iii)  the date of the exempted introduction;

                            (iv)  the total volume of the industrial chemical introduced by the person during the registration year; and

                     (c)  contain any other information prescribed by the rules for the purposes of this paragraph for the type of exempted introduction.

Fault-based offence

             (3)  A person commits an offence if the person contravenes subsection (1).

Penalty:   300 penalty unit s.

Strict liability offence

             (4)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subsection (1).

Penalty:  60 penalty units.

Civil penalty provision

             (5)  A person is liable to a civil penalty if the person contravenes subsection (1).

Civil penalty:          300 penalty units.

[exempted introductions]