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SR 1997 No. 421 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Telecommunications (Interception) Regulations.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Mar-1998
Tabled Senate02-Mar-1998
Gazetted 24 Dec 1997
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1997    No. 4211

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Telecommunications (Interception) 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 Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979.

Dated 18 December 1997.

                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE

                                                                                 Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

DARYL WILLIAMS

Attorney-General

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1.   Commencement

1.1   These Regulations commence on 1 February 1998.

2.   Amendment

2.1   The Telecommunications (Interception) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

3.   Schedule 3 (Warrant under section 45 for interception of communications)

3.1   Omit “an eligible Judge,”, substitute “*an eligible Judge, /*a nominated AAT member (within the meaning of the Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979),”.

3.2   Omit “Judge” (last occurring), substitute “*Judge /*nominated AAT member”.

4.   Schedule 4 (Warrant under section 46 for interception of communications)

4.1   Omit “an eligible judge,”, substitute “*an eligible Judge, /*a nominated AAT member (within the meaning of the Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979),”.

4.2   Omit “Judge” (last occurring), substitute “*Judge /*nominated AAT member”.

5.   Schedule 5 (Warrant under section 48 for entry on premises and interception of communications)

5.1   Omit “an eligible Judge,”, substitute “*an eligible Judge, /*a nominated AAT member (within the meaning of the Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979),”.

5.2   Preamble, subparagraph (e) (ii):

Omit “by officers of the Australian Telecommunications Commission”, substitute “by, or on behalf of, a carrier (within the meaning of the Act)”.

5.3   Omit “Judge” (last occurring), substitute “*Judge /*nominated AAT member”.

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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 24 December 1997.

2.   Statutory Rules 1987 No. 329 as amended by 1994 No. 5.