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Australian Federal Police Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B01348
  • No longer in force
SR 1981 No. 161 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Australian Federal Police 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 HR18-Aug-1981
Tabled Senate18-Aug-1981
Gazetted 30 Jun 1981
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1981 No. 1611


Australian Federal Police Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE ADMINISTRATOR of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

            Dated 25 June 1981.

                                                                                                       STANLEY BURBURY


     By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Administrative Services


Exemptions in respect of qualifying examinations

          1.   Regulation 9 of the Australian Federal Police Regulations is amended‑

                (a)    by omitting sub-regulation (4); and

               (b)    by adding at the end thereof the following sub-regulation:

                       “(6)    A person who‑

                                    (a)     resigns, or has resigned, from the Australian Federal Police; and

                                    (b)     after having so resigned, has been, or is, appointed to be a non-commissioned officer, being a Constable or Protective Service Constable, in pursuance of section 26 of the Act,

                                 is exempted from taking a qualifying examination referred to in Schedule 2 if he has previously, while a member, or a member of the Commonwealth Police Force or the Police Force of the Australian Capital Territory, passed an examination that the Examination Committee determines to be the equivalent of that qualifying examination.”.

Schedule 2

          2.   Schedule 2 to the Australian Federal Police Regulations is amended by omitting Item 1 and substituting the following item:




Protective Service Sergeant

Senior Sergeant

Protective Service Senior Sergeant

Qualifying Examination for the rank of Sergeant

The member must be either a Constable holding the grade of Senior Constable or a Protective Service Constable holding the grade of Protective Service Senior Constable”.



1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 30 June 1981.

2.       Statutory Rules 1979 No. 210 as amended by 1980 No. 140.