Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill

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Hon Michael Woodhouse

Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill

Government Bill

192—3C

Contents

Bill note
Key
1Title
2Commencement
252Principal Act
253Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
254Section 3 amended (Act to bind the Crown)
255New section 3A inserted (Transitional and savings provisions relating to amendments to Act)
3ATransitional and savings provisions relating to amendments to Act
257Section 11 amended (Powers, functions, and duties of Authority)
258Section 19 amended (Delegation by Authority)
258ASection 20 amended (Obligation to prepare and maintain register)
260Section 26 replaced (Determination of new organism or hazardous substance)
26Determination of new organism or hazardous substance
261Section 33 amended (Exemptions from Act for small-scale research on hazardous substances)
262Section 53 amended (Applications required to be publicly notified)
263Section 53A repealed (Method of public notification)
264Section 58 amended (Further information)
265Section 59 amended (Time limits and waivers)
265ASection 62 amended (Grounds for reassessment of a substance or organism)
266Section 63A amended (Modified reassessment procedure for amendments to approvals of hazardous substances)
267New section 63C inserted (Modified reassessment to change controls in other cases)
63CModified reassessment to change controls in other cases
268Section 65 amended (No compensation following reassessment)
269New section 67B inserted (Revoking duplicated approvals)
67BRevoking duplicated approvals
270Section 68 amended (Minister’s power to call in applications with significant effects)
271Section 74 replaced (Establishment of hazard classification system)
74Establishment of hazard classification system
272Section 75 amended (Regulations prescribing hazard classification control)
273Section 76 replaced (Requirements for containers, identification, disposal, emergencies, tracking, and fireworks)
76Authority may prescribe controls and requirements relating to hazardous substances
76AAuthority may prescribe other matters relating to hazardous substances
76AAAuthority may prescribe transitional and savings provisions
76AAFurther provisions relating to EPA notices
76BProcedure for issuing EPA notices
76CApplication of Legislation Act 2012 to EPA notices
274Section 77 amended (Controls on hazardous substances)
275Section 77A amended (Authority’s power to impose controls and vary specified controls)
276Section 77B amended (Exposure limits for substances with toxic or ecotoxic properties)
277Section 78 amended (Codes of practice)
278Section 82 replaced (Issue of test certificates by test certifiers)
82Certificates
279Sections 82A, 82B, and 83 to 86 repealed
279ASection 82C amended (Revocation of test certificates)
280Cross-heading above section 95A amended
281Section 95B repealed (Licences)
282Section 96B amended (Group standards)
283Section 96C amended (When group standards may be issued or amended)
283ASection 96D amended (Revocation of group standards)
284Section 97 amended (Enforcement of Act)
285Section 97B replaced (Enforcement of Act in respect of hazardous substances in place of work)
97BEnforcement of Act in respect of hazardous substances in workplace
285AANew section 97C inserted (Sharing of information between Authority and enforcement agencies)
97CSharing of information between Authority and enforcement agencies
285ASection 99 amended (Supervision of inspection)
285BSection 103 amended (Powers of entry for inspection)
285CNew section 103A inserted (Powers of entry for inspection relating to hazardous substances)
103APowers of entry for inspection relating to hazardous substances
286Section 109 amended (Offences)
287Section 111 amended (Commission of infringement offence)
287ASection 113 amended (Entitlement to infringement fees)
287BSection 117 amended (Strict liability and defences)
288Section 125 amended (Appeals)
289Section 140 amended (Regulations)
289Section 140 replaced (Regulations)
140Regulations
290Section 141 amended (Procedure for making Orders in Council)
290ASection 142 amended (Relationship to other Acts)
290BSection 144 amended (Reporting of incidents)
291Schedule 2A amended
292Schedule 7 replaced
293Consequential and other amendments to principal Act
294Amendments to other enactments
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: