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Statutory Declarations Regulations

SR 1993 No. 156 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 1997 No. 339
Registered 12 Apr 2010
Start Date 03 Dec 1997
End Date 17 Apr 2002
Date of repeal 18 Sep 2018
Repealed by Statutory Declarations Regulations 2018

 

Statutory Declarations Regulations

SR 1993 No. 156 as amended

made under the

Consolidated as in force on 19 August 1998

(includes amendments up to SR 1997 No. 339)

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra


 

Statutory Declarations Regulations

SR 1993 No. 156 as amended

made under the

Statutory Declarations Act 1959

Contents

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                        1     Citation [see Note 1]                                                       

                        2     Interpretation                                                                  

                        3     Persons before whom a statutory declaration may be made — paragraph 8 (b) of the Act         

                        4     Repeal of Statutory Declarations Regulations                    

Schedule        Persons before whom a Statutory Declaration may be made          

Part 1      Members of certain professions

Part 2      Other persons

 


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1      Citation [see Note 1]

                These Regulations may be cited as the Statutory Declarations Regulations.

2      Interpretation

                In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

Act means the Statutory Declarations Act 1959.

3      Persons before whom a statutory declaration may be made — paragraph 8 (b) of the Act

                For the purposes of paragraph 8 (b) of the Act, the following persons are prescribed:

               (a)    a person who is authorised under a law in force in a State or Territory to practise as a member of a profession listed in Part 1 in the Schedule;

               (b)    a person listed in Part 2 in the Schedule.

4      Repeal of Statutory Declarations Regulations

                Statutory Rules 1991 No. 398 are repealed.


Schedule           Persons before whom a Statutory Declaration may be made

regulation 3

Part 1                     Members of certain professions

                Chiropractor

                Dentist

                Legal practitioner

                Medical practitioner

                Nurse

                Patent attorney

                Pharmacist

                Physiotherapist

                Psychologist

                Veterinary surgeon

Part 2                     Other persons

                Agent of the Australian Postal Corporation who is in charge of an office supplying postal services to the public

                Australian Consular Officer, or Australian Diplomatic Officer, (within the meaning of the Consular Fees Act 1985)

                Bailiff

                Bank officer with 5 or more continuous years of service

                Building society officer with 5 or more years of continuous service

                Chief executive officer of a Commonwealth court

                Civil marriage celebrant

                Clerk of a court

                Commissioner for Affidavits

                Commissioner for Declarations

                Credit union officer with 5 or more years of continuous service

                Fellow of the National Tax Accountants’ Association

                Finance company officer with 5 or more years of continuous service

                Holder of a statutory office not specified in another item in this Part

                Judge of a court

                Justice of the Peace

                Magistrate

                Master of a court

                Member of the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants

                Member of the Australian Defence Force who is:

               (a)    an officer; or

               (b)    a non-commissioned officer within the meaning of the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 with 5 or more years of continuous service; or

               (c)    warrant officer within the meaning of that Act

                Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants or the National Institute of Accountants

                Member of the Institute of Corporate Managers, Secretaries and Administrators

                Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, other than at the grade of student

                Member of:

               (a)    the Parliament of the Commonwealth; or

               (b)    the Parliament of a State; or

               (c)    a Territory legislature; or

               (d)    a local government authority of a State or Territory

                Minister of religion registered under Division 1 of Part IV of the Marriage Act 1961

                Notary public

                Permanent employee of:

               (a)    the Commonwealth or of a Commonwealth authority; or

               (b)    a State or Territory or of a State or Territory authority; or

               (c)    a local government authority;

                with 5 or more years of continuous service who is not specified in another item in this Part

                Permanent employee of the Australian Postal Corporation with 5 or more years of continuous service who is employed in an office supplying postal services to the public

                Person before whom a statutory declaration may be made under the law of the State or Territory in which the declaration is made

                Police officer

                Registrar, or Deputy Registrar, of a court

                Senior Executive Service officer of the Commonwealth, or of a State or Territory, or of a Commonwealth, State or Territory authority

                Sheriff

                Sheriff’s officer

                Teacher employed on a full-time basis at a school or tertiary education institution


Notes to the Statutory Declarations Regulations

Note 1

The Statutory Declarations Regulations (in force under the Statutory Declarations Act 1959) as shown in this reprint comprise Statutory Rules 1993 No. 156 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Statutory Rules

 

Year and
number

Date of notification
in Gazette

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

1993 No. 156

29 June 1993

29 June 1993

 

1997 No. 339

3 Dec 1997

3 Dec 1997

 


Table of Amendments

 

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Schedule................................

am. 1997 No. 339