Public consultation forecast

The table below sets out our current and planned public consultations on:

  • the implementation of the NICNAS reforms (listed as reforms)
  • existing risk assessment and regulatory processes (listed as non-reforms).

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Public consultations

ConsultationOpensClosesTypeTiming subject to Parliamentary Approval of Reforms Legislation?Further informationContact
IMAP (stage 2) Tranche 23 Publication2 March 2018 12 May 2018 Non-reforms No Public comment period following publication of assessments of chemicals listed on the AICS (existing chemicals) imap@nicnas.gov.au
Draft Industrial Chemical Rules and Categorisation Guidelines - public consultation9 March 201831 May 2018 Reforms Yes Public consultation on draft rules and associated guidelines to be made under the new legislation. NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
Call for information — Rotterdam Convention Annex III proposed additions 3 April 20184 May 2018Non-reformsNoInformation requested on import and export of certain industrial chemicals following their addition to the industrial use category in Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention.info@nicnas.gov.au
Secondary notification of Irgalube 2323 April 20181 May 2018Non-reformsNoSecondary notifications required following publication in the Chemical Gazette.

targetedassessments.enquiries@nicnas.gov.au

Cost Recovery Implementation Statement - public consultation 5 April 2018 4 May 2018 Reforms Yes A draft Cost Recovery Implementation Statement will be developed and be subject to consultation. NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE) TBA  TBA  Non-reforms No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act  Online publication of PEC report - public consultation period imap@nicnas.gov.au
Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Tetrabromo bisphenol A (TBBPA) TBA               TBA Non-reforms No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act Online publication of PEC report - public consultation period imap@nicnas.gov.au

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Last update 14 June 2017