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3 .         Application of regulations

        [(1), (2)         deleted]

        (3)         These regulations do not apply to a matter referred to in clause 8(d), (e), (g), (h) or (i) of the NEPM for the Movement of Controlled Waste Between States and Territories .

        (4)         Subject to subregulations (5) and (6), these regulations apply to a controlled waste that is produced by or as the result of —

            (a)         an industrial or commercial activity; or

            (b)         a medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, pharmaceutical or other related activity; or

            (c)         activities carried out on or at a laboratory; or

            (d)         an apparatus for the treatment of sewage.

        (5)         This subregulation, the provisions contained in Part 3 Division 6 and regulation 53 are the only provisions of these regulations that apply to the transportation of asbestos.

        (6)         These regulations do not apply to any of the following —

            (a)         a controlled waste that is transported on a road under the Radiation Safety (Transport of Radioactive Substances) Regulations 2002 ;

            (b)         a controlled waste that may be lawfully accepted at a Class I inert landfill site, a Class II putrescible landfill site or a Class III putrescible landfill site (as determined by reference to the waste types set out in the document entitled “ Landfill Waste Classification and Waste Definitions 1996 ” published by the CEO and as amended from time to time) other than —

                  (i)         asbestos; or

                  (ii)         clinical or related waste; or

                  (iii)         tyres; or

                  (iv)         encapsulated, chemically fixed, solidified or polymerised controlled wastes.

        [Regulation 3 amended: Gazette 13 Apr 2007 p. 1669; 1 Aug 2014 p. 2790.]

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