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This publication will apply from 1 July 2021.  

The amended Environment Protection Act 2017 will commence on 1 July 2021. The proposed Environment Protection Regulations (Part 4.2) that will apply under this Act will specify the process for classifying waste. This publication lists criteria against which certain priority wastes are intended to be assessed to determine which waste disposal category applies. 

A draft of this document was published for comment on the Engage Victoria website in September 2019, as part of a proposed package of subordinate legislation. The changes made to this document (compared to the draft) are explained in the Response to public comment report which was released by Government in December 2020.

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17 March 2021

Reviewed 17 March 2021