Industrial Chemicals Act 2019 (Cth) - Level 4

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The objects of this Act are to:

(a) provide for a national scheme to regulate the introduction of industrial chemicals in Australia; and

(b) aid in the protection of human health and the environment including through:

(i) the regulation of the introduction of industrial chemicals; and

(ii) the assessment and evaluation of the introduction and use of certain industrial chemicals; and

(iii) the provision of information and recommendations about managing the risks arising from the introduction and use of industrial chemicals; and

(c) provide for the collection and publication of information and statistics relating to industrial chemicals; and

(d) give effect to Australia’s obligations under international agreements and arrangements relating to the regulation of industrial chemicals.

Relevant Compliance Frameworks

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