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Register of Legal and Other Requirements SAMPLE ONLY the environmental aspects, legal & other requirements

and sources listed below are examples only and not comprehensive. Organisations should undertake their own assessment
of legal and other requirements relevant to their identified environmental aspects.
Aspect
No.

Environmental aspect
description

Legal or other requirement

Source

Evidence required for


compliance

Evaluation of
compliance
(yes/no)

Use of electricity for office


lighting
Use of electricity for office
air-conditioning
Use of electricity for
computers & other office
equipment
Energy use in cafeteria

Targets for energy use, and annual


reporting of energy performance to
DEWHA

Energy Efficiency in
Government Operations
(EEGO) Policy

Monitoring of energy use,


and current annual report
to DEWHA of energy
performance

No

Generation of waste
paper & cardboard in
office
Generation of general
office waste
Generation of waste from
staff kitchens & cafeteria
Use of water in staff
kitchens, cafeteria &
toilets

Monitoring of waste management,


waste audits, waste management
plan, provision of infrastructure to
facilitate recycling

National Government Waste


Reduction & Purchasing
Guidelines; ACT No Waste By
2010 Management Strategy

Current annual report on


progress of waste
management plan

No

Targets for water use

Complete records of
monitoring water use;

No

Spill from storage & use of


diesel fuel for emergency
generator

Secure storage of fuel, including


bunding; provision of spill kit &
training
Include report on environmental
matters in annual report

Permanent Water Conservation


Measures under Utilities (Water
Conservation) Regulation 2006
(ACT)
AS 1940Storage and
handling of Flammable &
Combustible Liquids
Section 516A of Environment
Protection & Biodiversity
Conservation Act 1999 (Cwlth)

Inspection report on
compliance with the
Australian Standard
Comprehensive report on
environmental
management in latest
annual report
Current certificate from
accredited conformity
assessment body

No

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Certification of environmental
management system to
requirements of AS/NZS ISO
14001:2004
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AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004


Environmental management
systemsRequirements with
guidance for use

No

No

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