Waste Minimisation Act 2008

14 Requirements for accreditation

To qualify for accreditation, a product stewardship scheme must—

(a)

identify the scheme manager:

(b)

provide a description of the scope of the scheme, including the product or brand of product to which it applies:

(c)

set—

(i)

measurable waste minimisation, treatment, or disposal objectives for the product; and

(ii)

time frames for meeting the objectives:

(d)

list the classes of person involved in the design, manufacture, sale, use, servicing, collection, recovery, recycling, treatment, and disposal of the product:

(e)

list the persons who have agreed to participate in the scheme and assign responsibility to them for meeting the scheme’s objectives:

(f)

specify the arrangements for—

(i)

making decisions under the scheme:

(ii)

the control and overall operation of the scheme:

(iii)

keeping records and making reports under the scheme:

(g)

specify the scheme’s expiry date:

(h)

identify the processes for compliance and enforcement of any agreements between participants to the scheme:

(i)

provide for assessing the scheme’s performance and for reporting on its performance to the Minister:

(j)

set out a strategy for publication of the scheme:

(k)

set out how information will be provided to purchasers, users, and handlers of the product to which the scheme relates:

(l)

clearly outline how the scheme is to be funded.