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  1. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Tobacco and Other Smoking Products (Smoke-free Places) Amendment Act 2016 (Act No. 6 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-04 | AUS-2016-L-102374

  2. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection and Control (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2015 (No. 203 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-01 | AUS-2015-R-105384

  3. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection and Control (Non-Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2013 (No. 254 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-14 | AUS-2013-R-105385

  4. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013 (No. 58, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-21 | AUS-2013-L-95482

    An Act to establish the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, and for related purposes.

  5. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012 (Act No. 29 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-04 | AUS-2012-L-91703

    An Act to make provision in relation to the selection of a site for, and the establishment and operation of, a radioactive waste management facility, and for related purposes.

    Repeals 2 Paragraph (zc) of Schedule 1 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977.

  6. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 (No. 29 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-10-04 | AUS-2011-L-105395

    An Act to establish a scheme for the payment of compensation, and certain expenses, related to the contraction by workers of asbestos-related disease in the course of their employment, and for related purposes.

  7. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008 No 95. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-03 | AUS-2008-L-93244

    An Act to make provision for safety in the transport of dangerous goods by road and rail as part of the system of nationally consistent road and rail transport laws; and for other purposes.

  8. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Radiation Protection Act 2006 (A2006-33). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-08-31 | AUS-2006-L-81937

    Provides regulations for the safe use, handling and disposal of radioactive substances as well as penalties for violations of the Act.

  9. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Related Amendments) Act 2005 (No. 146, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-14 | AUS-2005-L-73167

    Makes amendments related to the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005 with respect to the following Acts: Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977; Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

  10. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Radiation Protection Act 2005 (No. 48 of 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-01 | AUS-2005-L-82004

    An Act for the protection of people and the environment from harmful radiation, to repeal the Radiation Control Act 1977, to consequentially amend the Approvals (Deadlines) Act 1993, to consequentially rescind certain statutory rules and for related purposes.

  11. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 (No. 122, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-10-19 | AUS-2005-L-73161

    The Act assigns responsibility for the management of certain liabilities relating to asbestos-related claims.

  12. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities)(Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005 (No. 123, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-10-19 | AUS-2005-L-73162

    Amends the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and repeals the following Acts relating to stevedoring: Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee Act 1977; Stevedoring Industry Levy Act 1977: Stevedoring Industry Levy Collection Act 1977.

  13. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Nuclear Waste Transport, Storage and Disposal (Prohibition) Act 2004 (Act No. 58, 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-11-04 | AUS-2004-L-93283

    An Act to prohibit the transport into the Territory, and the storage and disposal in the Territory, of certain nuclear waste, and for related purposes.

  14. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Radiation Protection Act 2004 (Act No. 23, 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-04-28 | Date of entry into force: 2009-10-05 | AUS-2004-L-93289

    An Act about the protection of people and the environment from harmful radiation, and for related purposes.

  15. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Dangerous Substances Act 2004 (A2004-7). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | AUS-2004-L-102303

  16. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003 (A2003-51). (Smoking (Prohibition in Enclosed Public Places) Act 2003) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-11-23 | AUS-2003-L-105323

  17. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2003-05-15 | AUS-2003-R-64425

    Made under Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998. Amends Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 with regard to prescribed activity level for nuclear waste storage facilities.

  18. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2002-10-17 | AUS-2002-R-62627

    Made under Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998. Amends Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 with regard to maximum exposure levels to radiofrequency fields.

  19. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Electrical Safety Act 2002 No. 42. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-10-01 | AUS-2002-L-105355

    The overall purpose of the Act is directed at eliminating the human cost to individuals, families and the community of death, injury and destruction that can be caused by electricity.

  20. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Regulations, 2001 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2001-09-27 | AUS-2001-R-60176

    Made under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act, 1998. Amends Australia Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 by inserting a new section 65A on non-applicable State and Territory laws. These are listed in a new Schedule 6.

  21. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Administration and Probate (Dust Diseases) Act, 2000 (No. 15 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-05-09 | AUS-2000-L-58436

    Amends Administration and Probate Act 1958. Provides for the survival of claims for damages in certain causes of action in relation to dust-related conditions, and makes some other minor amendments to this act.

  22. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 (No 69). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000 | AUS-2000-L-94494

  23. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 1999-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-09 | AUS-1999-R-55975

    Amends Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999. Provides for licence application fees for various types of nuclear installations.

  24. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Radiation Safety Act 1999 (No. 20 of 1999). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-04-30 | AUS-1999-L-52929

    Comprehensive legislation concerning radiation. Part 6 concerns radiation safety and protection. Provides for the formulation of a radiation safety plan, appointment of radiation safety officers, radiation monitoring, and notification of dangerous events. Part 9 establishes a Radiation Advisory Council. Repeals the Radioactive Substances Act 1958.

  25. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Explosives Act 1999 (No. 15 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-04-22 | AUS-1999-L-52926

    Governs the handling, of explosives. Provides for registration and authorization of explosives, their safe handling, and investigation of incidents related to them. Repeals the Explosives Act 1952.

  26. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 (S.R. No. 37 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-03-17 | AUS-1999-R-53210

    Comprehensive regulations regarding radiation protection. Defines controlled apparatus and facilities, prescribes activity levels, and sets forth the activities of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council, the Radiation Health Committee, and the Nuclear Safety Committee. Also regulates licences, dose limits, and exposure limits for non-ionizing radiation. Made under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

  27. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Waste Minimisation and Management Amendment Regulation 1999 (No. 7 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-01-08 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-15 | AUS-1999-R-60478

    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.

  28. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (No. 133, 1998). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-12-24 | AUS-1998-L-73170

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Definitions
    Part 3 - The CEO of ARPANSA
    Part 4 - The Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
    Part 5 - Regulation of controlled material, controlled apparatus and controlled facilities
    Part 6 - Administrative matters
    Part 7 - Powers of inspection etc.
    Part 8 - Miscellaneous

  29. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Electricity Safety Act 1998 (No. 25 of 1998). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-05-12 | AUS-1998-L-51502

    Establishes the Office of the Chief Electrical Inspector which shall, inter alia, control the safety standards of electrical work carried out by electrical workers by setting minimum safety standards, inspecting equipment and installations, and investigating accidents. Requires the registration of electrical contractors and maintenance of electrical lines. Part 9 establishes a Victorian Electrolysis Committee which shall provide for cathodic protection and mitigation of stray current corrosion.

  30. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Dangerous Substances (Transport of Dangerous Goods) Amendment Act 1998 (No. 27)

    Adoption: 1998-04-16 | AUS-1998-L-53420

    Makes numerous amendments to the Dangerous Substances Act 1979. Part One establishes preliminary definitions. Part Two governs administration. Provides for the appointment of competent authorities and their duties. Regulates liscencing for the storage, conveyance or other usage of dangerous substances. Part Three AA makes special provisions with respect to specific offences. Part Three AAB governs inspections. Establishes the powers and duties of inspectors. Governs warrants and provisions regarding seizure. Provides for offences. Part Three A governs notices and emergencies. Amends the penalties for offences.

  31. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act 1998. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998 | AUS-1998-L-102373

    An Act to restrict the supply of tobacco and other smoking products to children, to restrict advertising and promotion of tobacco and other smoking products, to prohibit smoking in certain places, and for other purposes.

  32. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Hazardous Substances) Amendment (Carcinogenic Substances) Regulation (1997 No. 409)

    Adoption: 1997-09-01 | AUS-1997-R-53136

    Governs the storage, use and supply of carcinogenic substances at place of work, and also governs the issuing of purchaser's permits to persons who use carcinogenic substances at places of work.

  33. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Pest Control) Amendment (Fumigations and Pesticides) Regulation 1997 (No. 457)

    Adoption: 1997-09-01 | AUS-1997-R-53138

    Governs the use of dangerous substances for fumigation in any premises and the use of hazardous pesticides.

  34. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Noise) Regulations 1996 (No. 203)

    Adoption: 1997-05-31 | AUS-1997-R-53123

    Adapts provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1983 in connection with exposure to noise. These establish that a place of work is unsafe if its noise levels exceed the specifications established by the National Standard for Occupational Noise.

  35. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Asbestos Dust) Regulation 1996 (No. 211)

    Adoption: 1996-09-02 | AUS-1996-R-53124

    Amends the Occupational Health and Safety (Asbestos Dust) Regulation 1984 to reduce the concentration of certain airborne asbestos fibres required in air before excess asbestos dust is regarded as existing in certain places of work.

  36. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Asbestos Removal Work) Regulation 1996 (No. 212)

    Adoption: 1996-09-02 | AUS-1996-R-53125

    Makes new provisions relating to asbestos removal work. Establishes a licensing system for regulating "friable asbestos removal work" and a registration system for regulating "bonded asbestos work."

  37. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Explosives Regulations 1996 (No. 186 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 1996-09-01 | AUS-1996-R-45304

    Regulations governing licensing of manufacturers of explosives, transport and storage of explosives, and explosives aboard ships.

  38. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 1996 (No. 180)

    Adoption: 1996-07-12 | AUS-1996-R-53122

    Controls the supply of hazardous substances to, and the use of hazardous substances at places of work. Provides for related matters.

  39. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989 (No. 7 of 1996). - Act (as amended up to October 2001)

    Adoption: 1996-06-11 | AUS-1996-L-45311

    Numerous amendments to provisions of the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989 regarding import, export, and transport permits for hazardous waste.

  40. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health (Asbestos) Regulations 1992 (HE302) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992 | AUS-1992-R-29323

    Under the Health Act 1911, these Regulations declare asbestos to be a hazardous substance and regulate its use and disposal. The Health (Disposal of Asbestos Waste) Regulations 1984 are repealed.

  41. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Code of Practice for Asbestos Work (Excluding Asbestos Removal) (Notice of Approval).

    Adoption: 1991-03-14 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | AUS-1991-L-22389

    Approved by the South Australian Occupational Health and Safety Commission under subsection 63(1) of the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act, 1986. This comprehensive Code, to be read in conjunction with the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (Asbestos) Regulations, applies to all work involving the use or handling of materials which consist of or contain asbestos, including not only the cutting, grinding, sawing, drilling or any other processing of such materials but also work in the vacinity of asbestos where asbestos fibres may be released into the air. The Code provides for definitions; consultation; assessment; monitoring; management of installed asbestos; exposure control; safe work practices; respiratory protective equipment; protective clothing; cleanliness, housekeeping and waste disposal; changing rooms and washing facilities; eating, drinking and smoking; health surveillance; instruction and training; and employees' duties. Three appendices cover work with asbestos cement; handling and repair of asbestos-based friction materials; and maintenance work near asbestos insulation.

  42. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Poisons (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 1990.

    Adoption: 1990-08-23 | AUS-1990-R-21474

    Long list of dangerous substances and corresponding applications.

  43. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Explosives Act Amendment Act 1990. No. 44.

    Adoption: 1990-08-13 | Date of entry into force: 1990 | AUS-1990-L-20578

    Amends the Explosives Act 1952-1988 in respect of applicability (New s. 6B), inspection and other matters.

  44. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Regulations. S.R. 1990, No. 231. - Regulations (amended as at February 2005)

    Adoption: 1990-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 1990 | AUS-1990-R-20580

    Made under the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.

  45. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Radiation Control Act 1990 No 13. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1990-06-07 | AUS-1990-L-81291

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Regulatory controls
    Part 3 - Enforcement
    Part 4 - Administration
    Part 5 - General

  46. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989. No. 8 of 1990. - Act (amended as at February 2005)

    Adoption: 1990-01-17 | AUS-1990-L-20234

    An Act to establish a national system of notification and assessment of industrial chemicals for the purpose of aiding in the protection of the Australian poeple and the environment by finding out the risks to occupational safety and health, to public health and to the environment that could be associated with the importation, manufacture or use of certain chemicals and to give effect to certain international agreements relating to the regulation of chemicals.

  47. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Explosives and Dangerous Goods (Authorized Explosives) Amendment Order (No. 2) 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-09-29 | AUS-1989-R-8585

    Technical amendments to the Explosives and Dangerous Goods (Authorized Explosives) Order 1988.

  48. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-01 | AUS-1989-R-8882

    These Regulations repeal Regulations by the same name 1985. Part II concerns administration, and the duties and powers of authorised officers. Part III sets requirements for the carriage and packaging of dangerous goods.

  49. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Act 1989. No. 48.

    Adoption: 1989-06-14 | AUS-1989-L-8661

    General amendments to the Dangerous Goods Act 1985, Magistrates' Courts Act 1971 and Magistrates' Court Act 1989.

  50. Australia - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health (Pesticides) Regulations 1956.

    Adoption: 1989-04-03 | AUS-1989-R-9377

    Reprint of the 1956 Regulations with amendments up to 1989-04-03. Part I contains provisions on the registration, packaging, labelling, manufacturing, storage and transportation of pesticides. Part II contains provisions relating to lindane, sodium fluoroacetate, the use of certain fumigants as pesticides, and prescribed organochlorines. Schedules contain registration and license forms.

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