Summary of regulations
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With the introduction of the Environment Protection Act 2017 (the Act) in 2021, the law shifts to a prevention-based approach. Central to this approach is the general environment duty (GED).
Subordinate legislation including regulations to support the Act started on 1 July 2021. The final regulations follow extensive business and community consultation. They contain important information for duty holders on their obligations under the Act and:
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Reviewed 11 August 2022