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Sex Discrimination Regulations

SR 1984 No. 181 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 1987 No. 56
Registered 12 Apr 2010
Start Date 01 May 1987
End Date 05 Jun 2001
Date of repeal 15 Mar 2018
Repealed by Sex Discrimination Regulations 2018

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS
(#DATE 31:08:1994)

- In force under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984
- Reprinted as at 31 August 1994
*1* The Sex Discrimination Regulations (in force under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984) as shown in this reprint comprise Statutory Rules 1984 No. 181 amended as indicated in the Tables below.
Table of Statutory Rules
Year and Date of Date of Application, saving
number notification commencement or transitional
in Gazette provisions
1984 No. 181 3 Aug 1984 3 Aug 1984
1987 No. 56 1 May 1987 1 May 1987 -
Table of Amendments
ad=added or inserted am=amended rep=repealed rs=repealed and substituted
Provision affected How affected
R. 4 ad. 1987 No. 56
Schedule ad. 1987 No. 56

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE

TABLE OF PROVISIONS
Regulation
1. Citation
2. Interpretation
3. Combat duties and combat-related duties
4. Fees etc. in respect of attendance before the
Commission
SCHEDULE
SCALE OF FEES AND ALLOWANCES FOR EXPENSES

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS - REG 1
Citation

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Sex Discrimination Regulations.*1* SEE NOTES TO FIRST ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER .

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS - REG 2
Interpretation

2. In these Regulations, "the Act" means the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS - REG 3
Combat duties and combat-related duties

3. (1) The following duties (in this regulation referred to as "combat duties") are declared to be combat duties for the purposes of section 43 of the Act, namely, duties requiring a person to commit, or to participate directly in the commission of, an act of violence against an adversary in time of war.

(2) The following duties are declared to be combat-related duties for the purposes of section 43 of the Act, namely, duties (other than combat duties) requiring a person to work in support of, and in close proximity to, a person performing combat duties, being work performed in circumstances in which the person performing the work may be killed or injured by an act of violence committed by an adversary.

(3) In this regulation, "time of war" has the same meaning as in the Defence Act 1903.

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS - REG 4
Fees etc. in respect of attendance before the Commission

4. (1) The fees and allowances for expenses that a person is, under subsection 75A (1) of the Act, entitled to be paid in respect of an attendance before the Commission are such fees and allowances for expenses as are fixed by the Commission, or by the member of the Commission presiding at the inquiry in respect of which the person is attending before the Commission, in accordance with the scale set out in the Schedule.

(2) In the scale in the Schedule, a reference to the Federal Court Rules is a reference to the Federal Court Rules as in force from time to time.

SEX DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS - SCHEDULE

SCH

SCHEDULE Regulation 4
SCALE OF FEES AND ALLOWANCES FOR EXPENSES
1. Person attending before the Commission to give evidence because of
his or her professional, scientific or other special skill or knowledge
- in respect of each day on which the person so attends, an amount of
not less than the lesser amount specified in the Federal Court Rules in
relation to expenses of witnesses possessing such skill or knowledge and
not more than the greater amount so specified.
2. Person, other than a person referred to in Item 1, attending before
the Commission:
(a) in the case of a person remunerated by wages, salary or fees -
such amount as is provided for in the Federal Court Rules in relation to
expenses of witnesses so remunerated;
(b) in the case of any other person - an amount of not less than the
lesser amount
specified in the Federal Court Rules in relation to such persons and not
more than the greater amount so specified;
3. Any person attending before the Commission, being a person who
resides more than 50 kilometres from the place where that attendance is
required - such amount as is reasonable:
(a) in respect of the person's conveyance to and from the place at
which the person so attends; and
(b) if the person is required to be absent overnight from the person's
usual place of residence - for meals and accommodation.
4. Person attending before the Commission in respect of more than one
inquiry - in respect of each inquiry, a proportionate part only of the
fees and allowances that, but for this item, the person would be
entitled to receive.