Environment Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste) Policy 2014



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waste transport certificate means the certificate set out in Schedule 3 or a similar certificate or form under a corresponding law;

UN code—see footnote in the table in Schedule 2;

UN number has the same meaning as in the Australian Dangerous Goods Code 7th edition.

(2) In this policy, the expression mandatory provision followed by a statement as to the category of offence is to be taken to signify that contravention of the provision at the foot of which the expression appears is, for the purposes of Part 5 of the Act, an offence of the category so stated.



Note—

Unless the contrary intention appears, terms used in this policy that are defined in the Act have the respective meanings assigned to those terms by the Act.

3—Application of policy



This policy does not apply in relation to—

(a) the transport of controlled waste from a source facility located in this State to a destination facility located in this State; or

(b) the temporary entry into, and transport through, this State of controlled waste from a source facility located in a participating State for delivery to a destination facility located in that participating State, provided that the transport within this State has been approved by the Authority; or

(c) the transport of containers that—

(i) contain residual amounts of controlled waste; and

(ii) are intended for delivery to a place for refilling with waste of the same kind; or

(d) the transport (other than for fee or reward) of unwanted farm chemicals for delivery to a drop‑off station designated by a collection scheme for such waste, provided that the collection scheme has been approved—

(i) in the case of a drop‑off station located in this State—by the Authority; or

(ii) in the case of a drop‑off station located in a participating State—by the corresponding agency in that State; or

(e) the transport of controlled waste in accordance with a product recall authorised by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, Food Standards Australia New Zealand or Therapeutic Goods Administration.

4—Purpose



The purpose of this policy is to enable this State to participate in the national tracking of controlled waste, in particular the tracking of controlled waste—

(a) that is transported from a participating State for delivery to a destination facility in this State; or

(b) that is transported within this State for delivery to a destination facility in a participating State,

in a manner and for purposes consistent with the NEPM.
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