Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996

1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.

(2)

This Act shall come into force on a date to be fixed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made fixing different dates for different provisions and for different purposes.

Section 1(2): Parts 1 and 2, and sections 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 145, 146, 147, 148, and Schedule 1 brought into force, on 8 August 1996, by clause 2 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Commencement Order 1996 (SR 1996/217).

Section 1(2): sections 10, 12, 13, 20–24, 25, 26, 27, 34–45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52–61, 62, 63–65, 67, 68–73, 82, 83–86, 97–103, 104, 105–108, 109(1)(b)–(f), (i)–(l), (2), 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 123, 125(1)(d)–(g), (i), (2)–(7), Part 8, Part 9, 140(1)(a), (b), (d), (h), (k)–(m), (o), (s), 141, 142(1), 149, 150, 151–158, 160–162, Part 16, and Schedules 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 brought into force, on 29 July 1998, by clause 2 (and see clause 2 for application) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (New Organisms) Commencement Order 1998 (SR 1998/220).

Section 1(2): section 152 brought into force, on 30 December 1999, by clause 2 (and see clause 2 for application) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (Commencement of Section 152) Order 1999 (SR 1999/403).

Section 1(2): Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 brought into force, on 2 July 2001, by clause 2 (and see clause 2 for application) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/171).