What's new in law archives: 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.
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. For further information, see the NPW Amendment Bill 2009
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