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Clean Air Act 1972  031
Commenced: 1 Apr 1973; 1 Apr 1974, s. 56(1)-(3), Fourth Schedule, Fifth Schedule, Sixth Schedule; 1 Jan 1983, Clean Air Amendment Act 1982; 5 Jan 1983, Clean Air Act Schedules Order 1982; 1 Dec 1986, Clean Air Amendment Act 1986; 30 Mar 1987, Cle

ANALYSIS

Index
Analysis
Title
1 Short Title and commencement
2 Interpretation
3 Amendment of First and Second Schedules
4 Delegation of powers by Director-General
5 Appointment of officers
6 Clean Air Council

Control of Air Pollution Generally
7 General obligation of occupiers of premises
7A Strict liability
8 Prescribed standards of air pollutants not to be exceeded
9 Powers of control
10 Prohibition on emission of dense smoke
11 untitled record

Clean Air Zones
12 Creation of clean air zones
13 Orders in Council
14 Power of Council to recommend creation of clean air zones
15 Application of certain provisions of this Act to domestic premises in clean air zone
16 Prohibition on emission of light smoke in clean air zone
17 Acquisition and sale of unauthorised fuel in clean air zone
18 Power of Minister to relax restrictions
18A Subsidies to local authorities where clean air zones are established

Special Cases
19 Locomotive engines, aircraft, hovercraft, and motor vehicles
20 Ships
21 Exemption for purposes of investigations and research
22 Crown property

Scheduled Processes
23 Scheduled process to be licensed
24 Establishment and licensing of Part C processes
25 Licences
25A Licence fees
26 Conditions in licences
27 Registers of licences
28 Renewal and transfer of licences
29 Refusal of licences
29A Shutting down of process
30 untitled record
31 Restrictions on work on scheduled premises

Appeals
32 Appeals to Director-General
33 Right of appeal to High Court
34 Commencement of appeals to High Court
35 Hearing of appeals to High Court
36 Oath to be taken by additional members
37 Proceedings before Court
38 Quorum and decisions of Court
39 Further provisions regarding appeals
40 Stating a case for Court of Appeal
41 Appeal to Court of Appeal in certain cases

Miscellaneous Provisions
42 Duty to furnish information
43 Powers of officers
44 Obstruction of officers
45 Protection of persons acting under authority of Act
46 Service of documents
47 untitled record
48 Enforcement
49 Duty to notify occupiers of offences
50 Legal proceedings
51 untitled record
52 Penalties
53 Cancellation of licence
54 Other Acts not affected
55 Regulations
55A Bylaws controlling open fires
56 Consequential amendments, repeals, and revocations

Schedule(s)

1 FIRST SCHEDULE: Classes of Specified Air Pollutants
2 SECOND SCHEDULE:
3 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
4 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
5 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
6 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
7 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
8 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
9 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
10 THIRD SCHEDULE: Provisions Relating to Clean Air Council
11 FOURTH SCHEDULE: Enactments Amended
12 FIFTH SCHEDULE: Enactments Repealed
13 SIXTH SCHEDULE: Regulations and Order Revoked

Amending Act/Rule(s)

1 The Clean Air Amendment Act 1982
The Clean Air Act Schedules Order 1982
3 The Clean Air Amendment Act 1986
4 The Clean Air Amendment Act 1987
The Clean Air Act Second Schedule Order 1987
6 The Clean Air Amendment Act 1988

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