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SR 1981 No. 6 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 01
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Feb-1981
Tabled Senate24-Feb-1981
Gazetted 29 Jan 1981

Statutory Rules 1981 No. 61


Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (Privileges and
Immunities) 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 International Organizations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963.

          Dated 21 January 1981.

                                                                                                                           ZELMAN COWEN


          By His Excellency’s Command,



Minister of State for Foreign Affairs



          1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (Privileges and Immunities) Regulations.


          2.   In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears—

“the Act” means the International Organizations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963;

“the Organization” means the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity.

                Act to apply to Organization

          3.   The Organization is declared to be an international organization to which the Act applies.

                Organization to have juridical personality and legal capacities

          4.   The Organization—

                (a)    is a body corporate with perpetual succession;

               (b)    has the capacity to contract; and

                (c)    is capable, in its corporate name, of acquiring, holding and disposing of real and personal property and of instituting legal proceedings.



1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 29 January 1981.