Essential Uses Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to import, export or manufacture:

  • chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
  • halons
  • methyl chloroform
  • carbon tetrachloride
  • bromochloromethane (BCM).

These substances are classed as banned ozone depleting substances and are only approved for particular uses.

An essential uses licence can only be granted if the substance is intended for laboratory and analytical uses (Annex IV of the Montreal Protocol outlines the approved uses). Please refer to the attached document for a listing of categories and examples of uses that are permissible with this licence.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to receive this licence you must complete the application form providing:

  • details on the substance, or substances that you intend to import, export or manufacture
  • the intended purpose of the substance
  • the amount of each substance proposed to be imported/exported (in grams)
  • country of origin or country of destination.

You must also be considered a fit and proper person before a licence can be granted.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $3000.00 Fees for 2022-23
Renew Renewal All $3000.00 Fees for 2022-23

Forms

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Environment Protection

Environment Quality

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.