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Drink Container Recycling Bill 2010
2004

 

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

Drink Container Recycling Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Senator Fielding)

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for product control and payment and refund of deposits in relation to certain drink containers in order to protect the environment, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Objects................................................................................................ 2

4............ Application to external Territories....................................................... 2

5............ States and Territories are bound.......................................................... 2

6............ Relationship with State and Territory law........................................... 2

7............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Beverage container stewardship plans                                                    5

8............ Application.......................................................................................... 5

9............ Duty of producer or distributor of a beverage, or of industry or other group           5

10.......... Submission of beverage container stewardship plan........................... 5

11.......... Content of beverage container stewardship plan................................. 6

12.......... Public consultation on draft beverage container stewardship plan....... 7

13.......... Approval of beverage container stewardship plan............................... 8

14.......... Review of approved plan.................................................................. 11

15.......... Annual reports by producers, distributors and industry or other groups  11

Part 3—Beverage container deposit                                                                          13

16.......... Exemption of certain containers........................................................ 13

17.......... Markings required before sale and supply of beverages in containers 13

18.......... Beverage container deposit................................................................ 13

19.......... Beverage container deposit refund.................................................... 14

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        15

20.......... Offence............................................................................................. 15

21.......... Annual report by Minister................................................................. 15

22.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 15

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for product control and payment and refund of deposits in relation to certain drink containers in order to protect the environment, and for related purposes

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