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Defence (Inquiry) Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B02572
  • No longer in force
SR 1997 No. 43 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Defence (Inquiry) Regulations.
Administered by: Defence
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Mar-1997
Tabled Senate18-Mar-1997
Gazetted 12 Mar 1997
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1997   No. 431


Defence (Inquiry) Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Defence Act 1903, the Naval Defence Act 1910 and the Air Force Act 1923.

Dated 5 March 1997.


                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE


By His Excellency’s Command,




Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel


1.   Amendment

1.1   The Defence (Inquiry) Regulations are amended as set out in the following table:



Provision amended






Subregulation 15 (1)

A chief of staff

The Chief of the Defence Force or a service chief

Paragraph 23 (1) (c)

the Chief of Naval Staff, the Chief of the General Staff or the Chief of the Air Staff, as the case requires

the Chief of Navy, the Chief of Army or the Chief of Air Force

Subregulation 24 (2)

A chief of staff other than the Chief of the Defence Force

A service chief

Subregulation 24 (2)

chief of staff

service chief

Paragraph 24 (2) (a)

Chief of Naval Staff

Chief of Navy

Paragraph 24 (2) (b)

Chief of the General Staff

Chief of Army

Paragraph 24 (2) (c)

Chief of the Air Staff

Chief of Air Force

Subregulation 40 (1)

a chief of staff

the Chief of the Defence Force or a service chief

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 12 March 1997.

2.   Statutory Rules 1985 No. 114 as amended by 1987 No. 36; 1990 Nos. 10 and 207.