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Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2014) Bill 2014

Schedule 5 Environment

Part 1 Repeal of Act

Sea Installations Levy Act 1987

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

2  Application of this Part

The repeal of the Sea Installations Levy Act 1987 by this Part does not apply in relation to a permit in force at the commencement of this Part while that permit remains in force.

Part 2 Sea installations amendments

Customs Act 1901

3  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Permit )

Repeal the definition.

4  Paragraphs 58A(2)(d), (3)(d), (4)(d) and (5)(d)

Omit “the holder of the permit for the installation or, if there is no such holder,”.

Sea Installations Act 1987

5  At the end of paragraph 3(a)

Add “and”.

6  Paragraph 3(b)

Omit “installations; and”, substitute “installations.”.

7  Paragraph 3(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

8  Subsection 4(1) (definition of approved form )

Repeal the definition.

9  Subsection 4(1) (definition of contravention )

Repeal the definition.

10  Subsection 4(1) (definition of environment related work )

Repeal the definition.

11  Subsection 4(1) (definition of exemption certificate )

Repeal the definition.

12  Subsection 4(1) (definition of installation levy )

Repeal the definition.

13  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Levy Act )

Repeal the definition.

14  Subsection 4(1) (definition of licence )

Omit “(other than a permit granted under section 17)”.

15  Subsection 4(1) (definition of modify )

Repeal the definition.

16  Subsection 4(1) (definition of permit )

Repeal the definition.

17  Subsection 4(1) (definition of permitted sea installation )

Repeal the definition.

18  Subsection 4(1) (definition of representative )

Repeal the definition.

19  Subsection 4(1) (definition of special condition )

Repeal the definition.

20  Subsection 4(1) (definition of unauthorised installation )

Repeal the definition.

21  Subsection 4(1) (definition of vary )

Repeal the definition.

22  Paragraph 7(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the contact is not for the purpose of work on that other installation;

23  Section 10

Repeal the section.

24  Parts II to IV

Repeal the Parts.

25  At the end of paragraph 51(1)(a)

Add “and”.

26  Paragraph 51(1)(b)

Omit “the holder of the permit for the installation or, if there is no such holder,”.

27  At the end of paragraph 51(2)(a)

Add “and”.

28  Paragraph 51(2)(b)

Omit “the holder of the permit for the installation or, if there is no such holder,”.

29  At the end of paragraph 51(3)(a)

Add “and”.

30  Paragraph 51(3)(b)

Omit “the holder of the permit for the installation or, if there is no such holder,”.

31  Sections 52, 53 and 54

Repeal the sections.

32  Subsection 55(1)

Omit “an unauthorised”, substitute “a sea”.

33  Subsection 55(2)

Repeal the subsection.

34  Subsection 55(3)

Omit “or (2)”.

35  Sections 56 and 58

Repeal the sections.

36  Paragraph 62(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

37  Subsection 62(3)

Omit “permitted sea installation, being a part that was shown in the plans accompanying the application for the permit to be”, substitute “sea installation that is”.

38  Subsection 65(1)

Omit “section 14, 15 or 16, subsection 51(1), (2) or (3), section 52, 53, 55, 57, 58 or 78”, substitute “subsection 51(1), (2) or (3) or section 55 or 57”.

39  Paragraph 65(4)(a)

Omit “section 14, 15 or 16, subsection 51(1), (2) or (3) or section 52, 53, 55, 58 or 78”, substitute “subsection 51(1), (2) or (3) or section 55”.

40  Part VIII

Repeal the Part.

41  Section 72

Repeal the section.

42  Subsection 75(1)

After “review of”, insert “any of the following”.

43  Paragraphs 75(1)(a) to (n)

Repeal the paragraphs.

44  Paragraphs 75(1)(q) and (s)

Repeal the paragraphs.

45  Paragraph 75(1)(u)

Omit “62(7);”, substitute “62(7).”.

46  Paragraphs 75(1)(w) and (y)

Repeal the paragraphs.

47  Subsection 77(1)

Omit “(1)”.

48  Paragraph 77(1)(f)

Repeal the paragraph.

49  Subsection 77(2)

Repeal the subsection.

50  Section 78

Repeal the section.

51  Schedule

Omit “ Civil Aviation (Damage by Aircraft) Act 1958 ”.

52  Schedule

Omit “ Civil Aviation (Offenders on International Aircraft) Act 1970 ”.

53  Schedule

Omit “ Crimes (Aircraft) Act 1963 ”.

54  Schedule

Omit “ Crimes (Hijacking of Aircraft) Act 1972 ”.

55  Schedule

Insert in its appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

 

Extradition Act 1988

56  Schedule

Omit “ Extradition (Commonwealth Countries) Act 1966 ”.

57  Schedule

Omit “ Extradition (Foreign States) Act 1966 ”.

58  Schedule

Omit “ Tradesmen’s Rights Regulation Act 1946 ”, substitute “ Tradespersons’ Rights Regulation Act 1946 ”.

59  Application of this Part

The amendments and repeals made by this Part (other than the repeal of section 38 of, and the amendments of the Schedule to, the Sea Installations Act 1987 ) do not apply in relation to a permit or an exemption certificate in force at the commencement of this Part while that permit or certificate remains in force.

Part 3 Ozone amendments

Division 1—Heel allowance percentage amendments

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995

60  After subsection 3A(6)

Insert:

          (6A)  Subsection (6B) applies for the purposes of:

                     (a)  this section and any other section of this or any other Act that relates to this section; and

                     (b)  any regulations made under this or any other Act that relate to this section.

          (6B)  The quantity of an SGG that is taken to be imported is the quantity actually imported reduced by the heel allowance percentage for the SGG.

61  After subsection 4(4)

Insert:

          (4A)  For the purposes of this section, the quantity of a substance that is taken to be imported is the quantity of the substance that is actually imported reduced by the heel allowance percentage for the substance.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

62  Section 7

Insert:

heel allowance percentage for a substance means the percentage prescribed by the regulations for the substance for the purposes of this definition.

63  After subsection 18(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the quantity of HCFCs that is taken to be involved in regulated HCFC activities engaged in by a licensee in a period is the quantity of HCFCs that is actually involved in regulated HCFC activities engaged in by the licensee in the period reduced by the heel allowance percentage for HCFCs.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Act 1995

64  After subsection 3A(4)

Insert:

          (4A)  Subsection (4B) applies for the purposes of:

                     (a)  this section and any other section of this or any other Act that relates to this section; and

                     (b)  any regulations made under this or any other Act that relate to this section.

          (4B)  The quantity of an SGG that is taken to be manufactured is the quantity actually manufactured reduced by the heel allowance percentage for the SGG.

65  After subsection 4(3)

Insert:

          (3A)  For the purposes of this section, the quantity of a substance that is taken to be manufactured is the quantity of the substance that is actually manufactured reduced by the heel allowance percentage for the substance.

66  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Division apply to the first quarter beginning after the commencement of this Division, and later quarters.

Division 2—Low volume import exemption amendments

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995

67  Subsection 4A(3)

After “paragraph 13(6A)(b)”, insert “or (c)”.

68  Subsection 4B(2)

After “paragraph 13(6A)(b)”, insert “or (c)”.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

69  At the end of subsection 13(6A)

Add:

               ; or (c)  the following conditions are satisfied:

                              (i)  the total number of ODS equipment and SGG equipment imported by the person in a period prescribed by the regulations, or specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister, is no more than the number prescribed by the regulations or specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister;

                             (ii)  the person, the equipment, and the importation, meet the conditions (if any) prescribed by the regulations or specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister.

70  Paragraph 46A(3)(b)

After “paragraph 13(6A)(b)”, insert “or (c)”.

Division 3—Other amendments

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989

71  Subsection 21(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  A licensee may, at any time, surrender a licence by giving the Minister written notice that the licence is surrendered.

72  After subsection 46(1)

Insert:

       (1AA)  If:

                     (a)  a person holds a licence; and

                     (b)  the person was not required to give a report under subsection (1) in relation to a quarter;

the person must, before the 15th day after the end of the quarter, give the Minister a report in accordance with the regulations.

73  Subsection 46(1A)

Omit “Subsection (1) does”, substitute “Subsections (1) and (1AA) do”.

74  Subsection 46(2)

After “subsection (1)”, insert “or (1AA)”.

75  Subsection 46(2C)

After “subsection (1)”, insert “or (1AA)”.

76  After subsection 46A(4)

Insert:

Controlled substances licensees—nil reports

          (4A)  If:

                     (a)  a person holds a controlled substances licence; and

                     (b)  the person was not required to give a report under subsection (1), (2) or (4) in relation to a quarter;

the person must, before the 15th day after the end of the quarter, give the Minister a report in accordance with the regulations.

ODS/SGG equipment licensees—nil reports

          (4B)  If:

                     (a)  a person holds an ODS/SGG equipment licence; and

                     (b)  the person was not required to give a report under subsection (3) in relation to a quarter;

the person must, before the 15th day after the end of the quarter, give the Minister a report in accordance with the regulations.

77  Paragraph 46A(5)(a)

Omit “or (4)”, substitute “, (4), (4A) or (4B)”.

78  Subsection 46A(7)

Omit “and (4)”, substitute “, (4), (4A) and (4B)”.

79  Application of amendments in this Division

The amendments to sections 46 and 46A of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 made by this Division apply to the first quarter beginning after the commencement of this Division, and later quarters.

80  Part VI of Schedule 1

Omit:

CHFBr 2

 

Substitute:

CHFBr 2

1.00

81  Part VII of Schedule 1

Omit:

CH 3 Br

0.7

Substitute:

CH 3 Br

0.6

82  Paragraph 10(1)(b) of Schedule 4

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the equipment is designed to operate by solely using:

                              (i)  a CFC refrigerant; or

                             (ii)  an HCFC refrigerant; or

                            (iii)  either a CFC refrigerant or an HCFC refrigerant; or

Part 4 Water amendment

Water Act 2007

83  Section 255AA

Repeal the section.