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SR 1996 No. 287 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Director of Public Prosecutions 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 HR04-Feb-1997
Tabled Senate05-Feb-1997
Gazetted 18 Dec 1996
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1996   No. 2871


Director of Public Prosecutions Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983.

Dated 11 December 1996.


                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE


By His Excellency’s Command,




Attorney-General and Minister for Justice


1.   Amendment

1.1   The Director of Public Prosecutions Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

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

2.   Regulation 3 (Other functions of the Director of Public Prosecutions)

2.1   Add at the end of Regulation 3:

“; and  (e)   to institute proceedings, or to carry on proceedings (whether instituted by the Director or not), under the Confiscation of Proceeds of Crime Act 1989 of New South Wales.”.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 18 December 1996.

2.   Statutory Rules 1984 No. 249 as amended by 1990 Nos. 155 and 253; 1992 No. 371.