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Disability Discrimination Regulations

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SR 1996 No. 27 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate30-Apr-1996
Tabled HR30-Apr-1996
Gazetted 05 Feb 1996

Statutory Rules 1996   No. 271

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Disability Discrimination Regulations

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Dated 29 January 1996.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

R. McMULLAN

Minister for Trade for the Attorney-General

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Citation

               1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Disability Discrimination Regulations.

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]

Interpretation

               2.   In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

“Act” means the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Combat duties

               3.   For the purposes of subsection 53 (2) of the Act, the following duties are declared to be combat duties, namely, duties which require, or which are likely to require, a person to commit, or participate directly in the commission of, an act of violence in the event of armed conflict.

Combat-related duties

               4.   For the purposes of subsection 53 (2) of the Act, the following duties are declared to be combat-related duties:

             (a)   duties which require, or which are likely to require, a person to undertake training or preparation for, or in connection with, combat duties;

             (b)   duties which require, or which are likely to require, a person to work in support of a person performing combat duties.

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NOTE

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 5 February 1996.