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Ombudsman Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - F1996B02112
  • No longer in force
SR 1979 No. 182 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Ombudsman Regulations.
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Sep-1979
Tabled Senate11-Sep-1979
Gazetted 10 Sep 1979
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Prime Minister and Cabinet (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules

1979 No. 182

REGULATIONS UNDER THE OMBUDSMAN ACT 19761

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 Ombudsman Act 1976.

          Dated this fifth day of September 1979.

                                                                                                                      STANLEY BURBURY

                                                                                                                           Administrator

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

IAN VINER

Minister of State for Employment and Youth Affairs
for and on behalf of the Prime Minister

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AMENDMENTS OF THE OMBUDSMAN REGULATIONS2

          1.   After regulation 6 of the Ombudsman Regulations the following regulations are inserted:

                Application of allowances of First Division Officer and a Second Division Officer

         “7.   Subject to any determination made under the Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973, the Ombudsman, or a Deputy Ombudsman, is entitled to be paid such allowances as would be payable to him under the Public Service Regulations as in force from time to time if he were an officer in the Australian Public Service and were included–

                (a)    in the case of the Ombudsman–in the First Division; or

               (b)    in the case of a Deputy Ombudsman–in the Second Division.

                Terms and conditions of holding office

         “8.   In respect of matters not provided for in the Act–

                (a)    the Ombudsman holds office on such of the terms and conditions not inconsistent with the Act or other provisions of these Regulations as would be applicable to him if he were an officer in the Australian Public Service and were included in the First Division; and

               (b)    a Deputy Ombudsman holds office on such of the terms and conditions not inconsistent with the Act or other provisions of these Regulations as would be applicable to him if he were an officer in the Australian Public Service and were included in the Second Division.

                Principal officers

         “9.   For the purposes of the definition of ‘principal officer’ in section 3 of the Act, an office specified in column 2 of Schedule 4 is declared to be the principal office in respect of the prescribed authority specified opposite to that office in column 1 of that Schedule.”.

                Schedule 2

          2.   Schedule 2 to the Omubudsman Regulations is amended by omitting “Commonwealth Hostels Limited” and substituting “Commonwealth Accommodation and Catering Services Limited”.

                Schedule 4

          3.   The Ombudsman Regulations are amended by adding at the end thereof the following Schedule:

                                                    SCHEDULE 4                                     Regulation 9

PRINCIPAL OFFICES IN RESPECT OF PRESCRIBED AUTHORITIES

Column 1

Prescribed authority

Column 2

Principal office

Australia Council................................................

General Manager

Australian Capital Territory Fire Brigade.............

Fire Commissioner

Australian Capital Territory Schools....................

Authority Chief Education Officer

Australian Electoral Office..................................

Chief Australian Electoral Officer

Australian Institute of Marine Science.................

Director

Australian Postal Commission.............................

Managing Director

Australian Science and Technology Council.......

Secretary

Australian Telecommunications Commission......

Managing Director

Australian Tourist Commission...........................

General Manager

Australian Trade Union Training Authority.........

National Director

Board of Trustees of the Australian War Memorial............................................................................

Director of the Australian War Memorial

Commonwealth Accommodation and Catering Services Limited..................................................

General Manager

Commonwealth Police Force...............................

Secretary to the Department of Administrative Services

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation........................................................

Executive Officer

Commonwealth Serum Laboratories...................

Director of Commonwealth Commission Serum Laboratories

Curriculum Development Centre.........................

Director

Defence Service Homes Corporation..................

First Assistant Secretary Defence Service Homes Division, Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation.........

Managing Director

Metric Conversion Board....................................

Executive Member

National Library of Australia..............................

Director-General

National Standards Commission..........................

Executive Officer

Overseas Telecommunications Commission Australia..............................................................

General Manager

Police Force of the Australian Capital Territory..

Commissioner of Police

Each Trade Commissioner and each Assistant Trade Commissioner...........................................

Secretary to the Department of Trade and Resources

NOTES

1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 10 September 1979.

2.       Statutory Rules 1977 No. 104 as amended by Statutory Rules 1978 No. 103.