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SR 1982 No. 371 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Health
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Apr-1983
Tabled Senate21-Apr-1983
Gazetted 31 Dec 1982
Date of repeal 30 Mar 2018
Repealed by Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations 2018

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 3711


Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations

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 Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981.

            Dated 20 December 1982.

                                                                                                             N. M. STEPHEN


     By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Health



          1.    These Regulations may be cited as the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations.


          2.    In these Regulations, “the Act” means the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981.

Prescribed study

          3.    For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of “prescribed study” in
sub-section 3 (1) of the Act, the Commonwealth epidemiological study that commenced in 1981 on those persons who were employed, whether in Australia or not, in relation to the Atomic Weapons Test Programme conducted by the United Kingdom in Australia at the Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia, and at the Emu Claypan and Maralinga, South Australia, between 1 January 1952 and 31 December 1967 is declared to be a study to which the Act applies.



1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 31 December 1982.