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WASTE AVOIDANCE AND RESOURCE RECOVERY ACT 2001

- As at 25 February 2019
- Act 58 of 2001

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Objects of Act
   4.      Definitions

   PART 2 - FUNCTIONS OF EPA

   5.      (Repealed)
   6.      Functions of EPA
           7-11. (Repealed)

   PART 3 - WASTE STRATEGIES

   12.     Development of waste strategies
   13.     (Repealed)
   14.     Power to request councils to report on waste strategy compliance

   PART 4 - RESPONSIBILITIES WITH RESPECT TO INDUSTRY WASTE REDUCTION

   15.     Extended producer responsibility schemes
   16.     Regulations for implementation and operation of schemes
   17.     Circumstances in which schemes may be implemented
   18.     Priorities with respect to the implementation of schemes

   PART 5 - CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   19.     Objects of Part
   20.     Definitions
   21.     Meaning of "beverage"
   22.     Meaning of "container"
   23.     Refund amount

           Division 2 - Administration of Scheme

   24.     Scheme administration agreements
   25.     Content of Scheme administration agreements
   26.     Approval of certain Scheme arrangements
   27.     Regulations relating to content of Scheme arrangements
   28.     Payment of refund amounts to material recovery facility operators
   29.     Inconsistent provisions void
   30.     Penalties for contravention
   31.     Monitoring and enforcement of compliance
   32.     Term of Scheme Coordinator agreement
   33.     Variation and termination of agreement
   34.     Performance audit
   35.     Reports by Scheme Coordinator
   36.     Advisory committees

           Division 3 - Supply and collection of containers

              Subdivision 1 - Supply of beverages in containers

   37.     Meaning of "supplier" in relation to sale by vending machine
   38.     Requirement for supply arrangement with Scheme Coordinator and container approval
   40.     Container approvals

              Subdivision 2 - Collection of containers

   41.     Definition
   42.     Refund amounts payable by collection point operators
   43.     Refund declarations and proof of identity
   44.     Offence to claim refund for containers not subject to Scheme

           Division 4 - Miscellaneous

   45.     Competition exemption
   46.     Administrative reviews by NCAT
   47.     False or misleading information
   48.     Review of Part

   PART 6 - FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   49.     Provision by EPA of financial assistance and guarantees
   50.     Fees for services supplied by EPA
   51.     Acquisitions by EPA

   PART 7 - MISCELLANEOUS

   52.     Act to bind Crown
   53.     Reports by EPA
   54.     Ancillary offences
   55.     Evidence as to state of mind of corporation
   56.     Regulations
   57.     Review of Act
           Schedule 3 (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE 4


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