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SR 1984 No. 289 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) 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 Senate23-Oct-1984
Tabled HR21-Feb-1985
Gazetted 19 Oct 1984
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

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Statutory Rules 1984 No. 2891


Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality)

Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulation under the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981.

Dated 11 October 1984.



By His Excellency’s Command,

(Sgd) Neal Blewett

Minister of State for Health


Regulation 3 of the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations is repealed and the following regulation substituted:

Declaration of studies

“3. For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of ‘prescribed study’ in sub-section 3 (1) of the Act, each of the following Commonwealth epidemiological studies is declared to be a study to which the Act applies:

(a) 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;

(b) the epidemiological study in relation to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the National Health and Medical Research Council, being the study that commenced in 1983.”.


S.R. 248/84 Cat. No.                 Recommended retail price 20c                                                                   10/28.8.1984



1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 19 October 1984.

2. Statutory Rules 1982 No. 371.

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