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SR 1998 No. 26 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) 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 HR12-Mar-1998
Tabled Senate12-Mar-1998
Gazetted 11 Mar 1998
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1998    No. 261

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Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) 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 Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987.

Dated 4 March 1998.

                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE

                                                                                 Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

AMANDA VANSTONE

Minister for Justice

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1.   Commencement

1.1   These Regulations commence on Gazettal.

2.   Amendment

2.1   The Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

3.   Regulation 3 (Definitions)

3.1   Insert:

‘Party’ means a foreign country that is a Party to the UN Convention;”.

4.   Regulation 4 (Application of the Act)

4.1   Omit the regulation, substitute:

Application of the Act

             “4.   The Act applies to a Party subject to the UN Convention.

[NOTE:  States become Parties to the UN Convention by depositing instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations (see Articles 27 and 28). A current list of Parties to the UN Convention may be accessed through the United Nations Internet home page at http://www.un.org.]”.

5.   Schedule (Countries to which the Act applies subject to the UN Convention)

5.1   Omit the Schedule.

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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 11 March 1998.

2.   Statutory Rules 1992 No. 401.