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SR 2001 No. 90 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations 1991.
Administered by: DEWR
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-May-2001
Tabled Senate22-May-2001
Gazetted 17 May 2001
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2012
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling legislation Repealed by Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011 (Act No. 146 of 2011)

Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 902

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991.

Dated 16 May 2001



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations 1991

                Schedule 1 amends the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations 1991.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]         Part 1, after regulation 4


4A           Entities

         (1)   For paragraph (c) of the definition of Entity in subsection 5 (1) of the Act, each person, body, organisation or group of persons mentioned in an item in Schedule 1A is prescribed.

         (2)   For the definition of principal officer, in relation to an Entity, in subsection 5 (1) of the Act, the principal officer of an Entity mentioned in column 2 of Schedule 1A is the person from time to time holding or acting in the office mentioned in column 3 in relation to that Entity.

[2]         After Schedule 1


Schedule 1A      Entities

(regulation 4A)




Principal officer


Australian Federal Police, comprising:

   (a)  the Commissioner of Police; and

  (b)  any Deputy Commissioner of Police; and

   (c)  AFP employees; and

  (d)  special members

Commissioner of Police


Australian Secret Intelligence Service, comprising:

   (a)  the Director-General of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service; and

  (b)  persons employed by the Director‑General



Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, comprising:

   (a)  the Director-General of Security; and

  (b)  persons employed under section 84 of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979

Director-General of Security


Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology



Commonwealth Grants Commission



Comsuper, comprising:

   (a)  the Commissioner for Superannuation; and

  (b)  the staff mentioned in section 26 of the Superannuation Act 1976

Commissioner for Superannuation


Alligator Rivers Region Research Institute (also known as the Environment Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist), established under section 23 of the Environment Protection (Alligator Rivers Region) Act 1978

Supervising Scientist


High Court of Australia, comprising:

   (a)  the Chief Executive and Principal Registrar of the High Court; and

  (b)  officers and employees engaged or appointed under section 26 of the High Court of Australia Act 1979

Chief Executive and Principal Registrar


National Archives of Australia (also known as Australian Archives)



Office of Official Secretary to the Governor-General, comprising:

   (a)  the Official Secretary; and

  (b)  persons employed under section 13 of the Governor-General Act 1974 as members of the Governor-General’s staff

Official Secretary


1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1991 No. 266, as amended by 1992 No. 244; 1993 Nos. 5 and 112; 1994 No. 22; 1998 Nos. 115 and 355; 2001 No. 54.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 17 May 2001.