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Name: Waste Minimisation and Management Amendment Regulation 1999 (No. 7 of 1999).
Country: Australia - New South Wales
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1999-01-08
Entry into force:
Published on: Rules, Regulations, By-Laws, Ordinances etc. of New South Wales, 1999, Vol. 1, 3p. (INFORM - P60015)
ISN: AUS-1999-R-60478
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=60478&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Rules, Regulations, By-Laws, Ordinances etc. of New South Wales, 1999, Vol. 1, 3p. (INFORM - P60015)
Abstract/Citation: Made under the Waste Minimisation and Management Act 1995. Recasts definition of "hazardous waste" to make clear that it covers both liquid and non-liquid waste. Provides that landfill sites which receive over 20,000 tonnes per year of any type of waste are required to be licensed under the Act. Also provides that certain landfill sites which only receive coal washery rejects and/or slags at a rate of not more than 20,000 tonnes per year are not required to be licensed under the Act. Finally, adds flammable liquids to the list of dangerous goods that comprise hazardous waste.

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