Updated to 14 June 2019 (Act No. 17 of 2019 and S.I. No. 260 of 2019)

Chemicals Act 2008
No. 13 of 2008

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 15 July 2008 Chemicals Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 273 of 2008), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Application extended Chemicals (Asbestos Articles) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 248 of 2011), regs. 8(4), 9(6)
Const. of refs. Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 11, 13(4)
Transfer of cert. functions under Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 2(1) amended Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019), reg. 3(b)
  Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 1(3), 209
  Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 209 of 2015), regs. 5, 6(1)(a)-(b)
  Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 2(a)-(g), 13(4)
S. 2(1)(a) substituted Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019), reg. 3(a)
S. 5(2)(a) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 3(a), 13(4)
S. 5(3)(a) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 3(b)(i), 13(4)
S. 5(3)(b)(i) deleted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 3(b)(ii), 13(4)
S. 5(3)(d) amended Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 3(b)(iii), 13(4)
S. 5(7) deleted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 3(c), 13(4)
S. 8(1)(a) substituted Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019), reg. 4(a)(i)
S. 8(1)(b) amended Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019), reg. 4(a)(ii)
S. 8(1)(c) amended Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019), reg. 4(a)(iii)
S. 8(2)(c) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 4(a), 13(4)
S. 8(3A) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 4(b), 13(4)
S. 8(3B) inserted Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 209 of 2015), regs. 5, 6(2)
S. 8(6) amended Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019), reg. 4(b)
S. 9(8)(b) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 5, 13(4)
S. 10 applied Chemicals (Asbestos Articles) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 248 of 2011), reg. 13
S. 14(1) amended Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(a), 13(4)
S. 14(2)(b) amended Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(b), 13(4)
S. 14(3) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(c), 13(4)
S. 14(4) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(d), 13(4)
S. 14(5) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(d), 13(4)
S. 14(6) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(d), 13(4)
S. 14(7) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 6(d), 13(4)
S. 15(1)(b) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 7(a), 13(4)
S. 15(1)(c) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 7(b), 13(4)
S. 15(1)(d) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 7(b), 13(4)
S. 16(1) substituted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 8, 13(4)
S. 25 renumbered as subs. (1) Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (No. 14 of 2014) ss. 1(2), 24(1), sch. 4 pt. 1 item 9
S. 25(2) inserted Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (No. 14 of 2014) ss. 1(2), 24(1), sch. 4 pt. 1 item 9
S. 26(1) provision specified Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 41(1), sch. 5 pt. 1 item 19
S. 26(1A) inserted Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (No. 14 of 2014) ss. 1(2), 24(1), sch. 4 pt. 1 item 9
S. 26(2) references construed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015) ss. 1(2), 66(2), (3)
S. 26(2)-(3) amended Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3) sch. 7 pt. 1 item 25
S. 26(4) repealed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2 pt. 1 ref. 24
S. 26(5) relevant redress provision specified Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 41(5)(b)(i), sch. 6 pt. 1 item 25
S. 26(5) substituted Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3) sch. 7 pt. 1 item 25
S. 26(6) repealed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2 pt. 1 ref. 24
S. 26(6A) relevant redress provision specified Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 44(1)(b)(i), sch. 6 pt. 2 item 25
S. 26(6A) inserted Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3) sch. 7 pt. 1 item 25
S. 29(3A) inserted Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 9, 13(4)
S. 29(4) penal provisions under Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 209 of 2015), regs. 5, 28
  Chemicals (Asbestos Articles) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 248 of 2011), reg. 12
S. 30(1)(a) amended Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010 (No. 32 of 2010), ss. 10, 13(4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5 Chemicals (Asbestos Articles) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 248 of 2011)
S. 5(2)(a) Chemicals Act 2008 (Rotterdam Regulation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 213 of 2019)
  Chemicals Act (CLP Regulation) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 102 of 2011)
S. 5(2)(b) Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 209 of 2015)