Container Deposit Scheme Mutual Recognition
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The Northern Territory Government is committed to addressing issues of litter, waste and resource recovery and recycling. Following the commencement of the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) on 3 January 2012.
THe NT EPA is making an application to seek permanent exemption from the Commonwealth Mutual Recognition Act 1992 (MRA) and Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 (TTMRA) for its CDS.
During November/December 2012 stakeholder consultation was undertaken following the development and release of the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement. The NT CDS Mutual Recognition Action Consultation Regulation Impact Statement is available for to download below:
Statement: Northern Territory Container Deposit Scheme Mutual Recognition Act Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (pdf 445Kb)
The results of the engagement on the CRIS will be incorporated into a Decision Regulation Impact Statement (DRIS) for consideration by the Standing Council on Environment and Water (SCEW) and if supported by SCEW, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) for determination on permanent exemption. Once approved by the Office of Best Practive Regulation (OBPR) the decision RIS will be available on this website.