NICNAS ANNUAL REPORT 200607
Building a better regulatory framework
The Operation of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification & Assessment) Act 1989
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
© Commonwealth of Australia 2007
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Senator the Honourable Brett Mason
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing
Canberra ACT 2600
Dear Parliamentary Secretary
I have pleasure in submitting to you for presentation to the Parliament, the Annual Report of the Operation of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (the Act), for the year ending 30 June 2007.† The Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with Section 108 of the Act.
The Annual Report details the performance of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) against outcome and output measures as detailed in the Portfolio Budget Statements for the period 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007.
An abstract of financial information for NICNAS is included in this report. Further financial information for NICNAS can be found in the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Annual Report 2006-07, reflecting administrative arrangements for 2006-07.
Dr Marion Healy
25 September 2007