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Public Works Committee Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B03854
  • No longer in force
SR 1981 No. 241 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Public Works Committee Regulations.
Administered by: Finance
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Aug-1981
Tabled Senate08-Sep-1981
Gazetted 28 Aug 1981
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1981 No. 2411


Public Works Committee Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Public Works Committee Act 1969.

     Dated 20 August 1981.

                                                                                                          ZELMAN COWEN


     By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Administrative Services


          1.   Regulation 7 of the Public Works Committee Regulations is repealed and the following regulation substituted:

Assessors’ fees and expenses

         “7.   An assessor attending a meeting of the Committee in his capacity as an assessor shall be paid such fees and travelling expenses in respect of that attendance as would be payable under regulation 6 if that attendance were an appearance before the Committee by a witness to give evidence because of his professional, scientific or other special skill or knowledge.”.

Second Schedule

          2.   The Second Schedule to the Public Works Committee Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from Item 1 “not less than $45, or more than $225, for each day on which he so appears” and substituting “an amount not less than the lower amount specified in the High Court Rules in relation to expenses of witnesses possessing such skill or knowledge and not more than the higher amount so specified”; and

               (b)    by omitting paragraphs (a) and (b) of Item 2 and substituting the following paragraphs:

                       “(a)    in the case of a witness remunerated by wages, salary or fees-a fee of the amount specified, and as delimited, in the High Court Rules in relation to expenses of witnesses so remunerated; or

                         (b)    in any other case-a fee of the amount specified in the High Court Rules in relation to expenses of witnesses generally.”.



1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 28 August 1981.

2.       Statutory Rules 1969 No. 182 as amended by 1972 No. 70; 1976 No. 218; 1979 No. 123.