Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996

1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.

(2)

This Act shall come into force on a date to be fixed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made fixing different dates for different provisions and for different purposes.

(3)

An order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 1(2): Parts 1 and 2, and sections 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 145, 146, 147, 148, and Schedule 1 brought into force, on 8 August 1996, by clause 2 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Commencement Order 1996 (SR 1996/217).

Section 1(2): sections 10, 12, 13, 20–24, 25, 26, 27, 34–45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52–61, 62, 63–65, 67, 68–73, 82, 83–86, 97–103, 104, 105–108, 109(1)(b)–(f), (i)–(l), (2), 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 123, 125(1)(d)–(g), (i), (2)–(7), Part 8, Part 9, 140(1)(a), (b), (d), (h), (k)–(m), (o), (s), 141, 142(1), 149, 150, 151–158, 160–162, Part 16, and Schedules 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 brought into force, on 29 July 1998, by clause 2 (and see clause 2 for application) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (New Organisms) Commencement Order 1998 (SR 1998/220).

Section 1(2): section 152 brought into force, on 30 December 1999, by clause 2 (and see clause 2 for application) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (Commencement of Section 152) Order 1999 (SR 1999/403).

Section 1(2): Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 brought into force, on 2 July 2001, by clause 2 (and see clause 2 for application) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2001 (SR 2001/171).

Section 1(3): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).