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SR 2002 No. 277 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Australian Military Regulations 1927.
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 HR02-Dec-2002
Tabled Senate02-Dec-2002
Gazetted 21 Nov 2002
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australian Military Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2002 No. 2772

I, PETER JOHN HOLLINGWORTH, 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.

Dated 14 November 2002

PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

DANNA VALE


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Australian Military Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 December 2002.

3              Amendment of Australian Military Regulations 1927

                Schedule 1 amends the Australian Military Regulations 1927.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Part I, heading

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Part 1                 General

[2]           Subregulation 3 (1)

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         (1)   In these regulations, and in the forms authorized by these regulations,

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In these Regulations, and in the forms authorised by these Regulations,

[3]           Subregulation 3 (1), definition of Active Army Reserve

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[4]           Subregulation 3 (1), definition of force

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[5]           Subregulation 3 (1), definitions of His Majesty’s Forces, His Majesty’s Service and Inactive Army Reserve

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[6]           Subregulation 3 (1), definition of salary

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[7]           Subregulation 3 (1), definitions of superior officer and temporary rank

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[8]           Regulation 12

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Assistant Chief of the General Staff — Personnel

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Director General Personnel — Army

[9]           Part III, heading

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Part 3                 Command, precedence and Divisions

[10]         Part III, Division 1, heading

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[11]         Regulations 64 to 193

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68            Precedence of Corps

         (1)   The Corps in the Army are the Corps in the following list, set out in order of precedence:

                (a)    the Corps of Staff Cadets;

               (b)    the Royal Australian Armoured Corps;

                (c)    the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery;

               (d)    the Royal Australian Engineers;

                (e)    the Royal Australian Corps of Signals;

                (f)    the Royal Australian Infantry Corps;

               (g)    the Australian Army Aviation Corps;

               (h)    the Australian Intelligence Corps;

                (i)    the Royal Australian Army Chaplains Department;

                (j)    the Royal Australian Corps of Transport;

               (k)    the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps;

                (l)    the Royal Australian Army Dental Corps;

              (m)    the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps;

               (n)    the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers;

               (o)    the Royal Australian Army Educational Corps;

               (p)    the Australian Army Public Relations Service;

               (q)    the Australian Army Catering Corps;

                (r)    the Royal Australian Army Pay Corps;

                (s)    the Australian Army Legal Corps;

                (t)    the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police;

               (u)    the Australian Army Psychology Corps;

               (v)    the Australian Army Band Corps;

              (w)    the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps;

               (x)    the Women’s Royal Australian Army Corps.

         (2)   Units of the Army take precedence as follows:

                (a)    the units of the Permanent Forces have precedence over the units of the Reserves;

               (b)    the units have precedence according to the order of their numerical succession;

                (c)    if units are not included in a numerical succession, the units have precedence according to the order in which the Commands to which they belong are specified in the instrument appointing Commands.

70            Consular service

                Officers of the Consular Service rank with officers of the Army as follows: 

                (a)    a Consul-General ranks with, but after, a Major-General;

               (b)    a Consul ranks with, but after, a Colonel;

                (c)    a Vice-Consul ranks with, but after, a Major;

               (d)    a Consular Agent ranks with, but after, a Captain.

72            Establishment of Divisions

                The following Divisions are established in the Australian Army:

                (a)    the General Service Officer Division;

               (b)    the Prescribed Service Officer Division;

                (c)    the Specialist Service Officer Division.

[12]         Part IIIA

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[13]         Part IV, heading

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Part 4                 Deductions from salary

[14]         Part IV, Division 3, heading

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[15]         Part IV, Division 12, heading

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[16]         Part VI, heading

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Part 6                 Medical examination and treatment

[17]         Part VI, Division 2, heading

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[18]         Regulation 433

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433         Liability to be examined

         (1)   A member may be required at any time, by the member’s commanding officer or any other superior officer, to be medically examined.

         (2)   If the member is required to be medically examined, the member must:

                (a)    attend at the time and place directed by the officer who requires the examination; and

               (b)    submit to being examined; and

                (c)    give all information, and do anything, that the person who conducts the examination requires for the purpose of the examination.

[19]         Part VI, Division 8

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[20]         Part VII, heading

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Part 7                 Particulars of service in the Australian Army Legal Corps

[21]         Part VII, Division 6A, heading

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[22]         Regulation 580, heading

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580         Appointment and transfer to Standby Reserve of A.A.L.C.

[23]         Subregulation 580 (1)

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in these Regulations

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or the Defence (Personnel) Regulations 2002

[24]         Subregulation 580 (1)

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the Inactive Army Reserve.

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the Standby Reserve.

[25]         Subregulation 580 (2)

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the Inactive Army Reserve.

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the Standby Reserve.

[26]         Subregulation 580 (3)

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in these Regulations

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or the Defence (Personnel) Regulations 2002

[27]         Subregulation 580 (3)

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the Inactive Army Reserve

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the Standby Reserve

[28]         Part VII, Division 8

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[29]         Part X, heading

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Part 10               Personal records

[30]         Part X, Division 4, heading

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[31]         Subregulation 770 (1), definition of authorizing officer, paragraph (d)

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the Chief of Personnel.

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the Director General Personnel — Army.

[32]         Part XI, heading

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Part 11               Messes

[33]         Part XI, Division 2, heading

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[34]         Part XIII, heading

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Part 13               Miscellaneous

[35]         Part XIII, Division 1, heading

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[36]         Regulation 801

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[37]         Regulations 803 and 804

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803         Personation, false representation and assumption of title

         (1)   A person is guilty of an offence if:

                (a)    the person:

                          (i)    impersonates a member of the Australian Army; or

                         (ii)    falsely represents himself or herself to be a member of the Australian Army or a former member of the Australian Army; and

               (b)    the person does so with intent to deceive.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

         (2)   To avoid doubt, for subregulation (1):

                (a)    impersonation does not include conduct engaged in solely for satirical or other artistic purposes; and

               (b)    false representation does not include conduct engaged in solely for satirical or other artistic purposes.

         (3)   A person commits an offence if the person assumes the title of a rank in the Australian Army that the person does not hold.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

         (4)   Subregulation (3) does not apply if the person has a reasonable excuse.

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subregulation (3) (see subsection 13.3 (3) of the Criminal Code).

[38]         Schedule

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Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1927 No. 149, as amended by 1928 Nos. 23, 28 and 126; 1929 No. 123; 1930 Nos. 26, 67 and 92; 1931 No. 13; 1932 Nos. 80, 87 and 125; 1933 Nos. 49 and 77; 1934 Nos. 26 and 80; 1935 Nos. 99 and 109; 1936 Nos. 21, 44 and 100; 1937 No. 45; 1938 Nos. 75, 90 and 93; 1939 Nos. 31, 51, 58, 115, 123, 134, 160 and 173; 1940 Nos. 2, 16, 29, 59, 150, 183, 184, 185, 186, 199, 237, 252, 272 and 273; 1941 Nos. 3, 4, 14, 43, 135, 153, 155, 205, 245, 246, 260 and 311; 1942 Nos. 35, 59, 60, 85, 114, 166, 179, 211, 231, 289, 333, 334, 350, 417, 477, 506, 508, 521, 522, 555 and 556; 1943 Nos. 17, 68, 72, 126, 174, 199, 200, 219, 244, 245, 246, 249 and 258; 1944 Nos. 1, 39, 69, 71, 72, 114, 120, 122, 154 and 164; 1945 Nos. 6, 19, 38, 42, 68, 94, 111, 141 and 195; 1946 Nos. 72, 113, 114, 116 and 150; 1947 Nos. 25 and 59; 1948 Nos. 40, 59, 65 and 79; 1949 Nos. 55 and 68; 1950 Nos. 10, 21, 29, 64 and 65; 1951 Nos. 20, 56, 125, 149 and 152; 1952 Nos. 8, 60, 68 and 69; 1953 No. 87; 1954 Nos. 113, 117 and 118; 1955 Nos. 7, 31 and 55; 1956 Nos. 52, 102 and 115; 1957 No. 56; 1958 Nos. 31, 32 and 85; 1959 Nos. 22 and 30; 1960 No. 25; 1961 No. 42; 1962 Nos. 23, 27, 68, 69 and 71; 1963 No. 28; 1964 Nos. 62, 83, 93 and 149; 1965 Nos. 61, 72, 116, 119, 138 and 174; 1966 Nos. 119 and 167; 1967 Nos. 13, 118 and 168; 1968 Nos. 91 and 96; 1969 Nos. 76, 94, 96, 197 and 217; 1970 Nos. 101 and 193; 1971 Nos. 85 and 179; 1972 Nos. 57, 123 and 207; 1973 Nos. 99, 206, 245 and 250; 1974 Nos. 75 and 91; 1975 Nos. 2, 143, 144 and 192; 1976 Nos. 59 and 220; 1977 No. 50; 1978 Nos. 53, 139 and 197; 1979 Nos. 20, 30, 169, 170 and 242; 1980 Nos. 64, 177, 245, 340 and 360; 1981 Nos. 54, 60, 257 and 338; 1982 Nos. 36, 190 and 331; 1983 Nos. 40, 61, 203 and 289; 1984 Nos. 76, 78, 378, 390, 391 and 429; 1985 Nos. 90, 117 and 211; 1986 No. 331; 1987 Nos. 19 and 177; 1988 Nos. 38, 90 and 127; 1990 Nos. 42 and 375; 1991 No. 131; 1993 No. 190; 1995 Nos. 261 and 274; 1997 No. 38; 2000 Nos. 67 and 263; 2001 Nos. 176 and 278.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 21 November 2002.