Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2005
Notice of exemption granted under clause 51 in relation to waste tracking
By this notice the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) grants the following general exemption.
The notice exempts the persons or classes of persons described herein from certain requirements in relation to the transportation and tracking of waste for the purpose of facilitating the beneficial reuse of the specified waste.
The terms used in this notice have the same meaning as in the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (the Act) and the Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2005 (the Regulation).
This exemption has effect from the date of publication and remains in force until revoked or amended by a notice published in the Government Gazette.
Waste to which this exemption applies
This exemption applies to spent lead acid battery acid wastes.
This notice exempts:
(a) a consignor;
(b) a transporter; and
(c) a receiver of waste to which this exemption applies from Part 3 of the Regulation but only in so far as Part 3 applies to the transport of that waste by virtue of clause 18(1) of the Regulation.
An exemption under this notice has effect only if:
(a) the waste is to be transported for the purpose of treating liquid waste and to a waste facility that can lawfully treat liquid waste; or
(b) the waste is to be transported for the purpose of recycling, reprocessing or reusing the waste and to a place that can lawfully be used as a waste facility for that waste.
Interstate movement of waste to which Part 3 applies
This notice does not exempt any person or class of person from Part 3 of the Regulation in so far as Part 3 applies by virtue of clause 18(2) of the Regulation.
Dangerous Goods requirements
This notice does not exempt any person or class of person from any requirement under the Road and Rail Transport Dangerous Goods) Act 1997 or the Regulations made under that Act.
Manager Waste Management
Environment Protection Authority
Date: 1 October 2009