In addition to the requirement to produce an Annual Report to Parliament on the operations of the Act and other external scrutiny such as through the NICNAS IGCC, the Act also prescribes additional mandatory reporting requirements. These are detailed in the following table along with information on the last/next publishing date.

                                                               

Requirement    

Last Published / Next Published

Annual publication in the Chemical Gazette of the list of chemicals which are the subject of low volume chemical permits                 [Subsection 21ZA(2)].

List of low volume chemical permits in force at 30 June 2006 was published in the July 2007 Chemical Gazette.

Number of permits issued 2006-07: 146

Annual publication in the Chemical Gazette of a list of current and previous Priority Existing Chemicals (PECs) [Section 54].  

A list of current and previous PECs will be published in the September 2007 Chemical Gazette.

Annual publication in the Chemical Gazette of a list of the chemicals requiring secondary notification and a list of those no longer requiring secondary notification [Section 71].       

All assessments undertaken and published by NICNAS are subject to secondary provisions. Secondary notifications are published individually in the Chemical Gazette.

A list of the chemicals no longer requiring secondary notifications will be published in the September 2007 Chemical Gazette.

Written notice to the Gene Technology Regulator when a genetically modified (GM) product is regulated by NICNAS                [Section 10A].

Number of genetically modified chemicals referred to the Office of Gene Technology for advice: 0