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2016-2017                                                            (Sheet 2)

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

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]