What's new in law archives: 2009

December 2009

November 2009

September 2009

  • The Marine Parks Regulation 2009 commenced on 1 September 2009. It deals with general matters such as consents and powers of the Marine Parks Authority. It also amended and renamed the Marine Parks Regulation 1999 the Marine Parks (Zoning Plan) Regulation 1999, which contains the zoning plans for marine parks and provisions relating to zoning plans, including the objects of zones and offences.

  • The Pesticides Regulation 2009 commenced on 1 September 2009 and repeals and remakes the Pesticides Regulation 1995 with only minor amendments. In particular, it raises penalty notice amounts for certain record keeping offences, makes changes to certain training provisions and updates references and terminology used to reflect the current provisions relating to aerial applications and air operator's certificates. A Regulatory Impact Statement has been prepared and takes the place of a Better Regulation Statement.

  • The National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009 replaces the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2002 with minor amendments. It commenced on 1 September 2009 and contains provisions relating to the regulation and use of reserved land and other provisions that support the operation of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.

July 2009

June 2009

May 2009

  • The Radiation Control Amendment (Tanning Units) Regulation 2009 commenced on 29 May 2009. This regulation amends the Radiation Control Regulation 2003 by inserting a new Part 4A which regulates tanning units and solaria used to provide a tanning service in New South Wales. Part 4A imposes a number of requirements on tanning operators and persons who carry on solaria businesses to protect persons from harmful exposure to ultraviolet radiation from tanning units.
  • The Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 commenced on 1 May 2009. This Act replaces the Road and Rail Transport (Dangerous Goods) Act 1997. This Act provides for the regulation of the transport of dangerous goods by road and rail.
  • The Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2009 commenced on 1 May 2009. This regulation replaces the Road and Rail Transport (Dangerous Goods) (Rail) Regulation 1999 and the Road and Rail Transport (Dangerous Goods) (Road) Regulation 1998. This regulation provides for the licensing of both vehicles and drivers transporting dangerous goods and requires compliance with the seventh edition of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code in relation to various aspects of the transport of dangerous goods.

April 2009

  • National Parks and Wildlife Amendment Bill 2009 - on 16 April 2009 the Government announced the release of a draft Bill to amend the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 and the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, the key pieces of conservation legislation administered by DECCW. Due Diligence Guidelines relating to the proposed strict liability offence of harming Aboriginal objects have also been released. DECCW will be consulting with key stakeholder groups about the proposed changes.

March 2009

February 2009

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