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SR 1982 No. 371 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SR 2002 No. 63
Administered by: Health
Start Date 05 Apr 2002
Date of repeal 30 Mar 2018
Repealed by Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations 2018

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES (CONFIDENTIALITY) REGULATIONS 1982



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Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations 1982

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 371 as amended
made under the
Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981
This compilation was prepared on 5 April 2002
taking into account amendments up to SR 2002 No. 63
Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General's Department, Canberra


EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES (CONFIDENTIALITY) REGULATIONS 1982
- REG 1
Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

These Regulations are the Epidemiological Studies
(Confidentiality)
Regulations 1982.

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES (CONFIDENTIALITY) REGULATIONS 1982
- REG 2
Interpretation

In these Regulations, the Act means the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981.

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES (CONFIDENTIALITY) REGULATIONS 1982
- REG 3
Declaration of studies

For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed study in subsection 3 (1) of the Act, each of the following Commonwealth epidemiological studies is declared to be a study to which the Act applies:

(a)
the Commonwealth epidemiological study that commenced in 1981 on those persons who were employed, whether in Australia or not, in relation to the Atomic Weapons Test Programme conducted by the United Kingdom in Australia at the Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia, and at the Emu Claypan and Maralinga, South Australia, between 1 January 1952 and 31 December 1967;

(b)
the epidemiological study in relation to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the National Health and Medical Research Council, being the study that commenced in 1983;

(c)
the epidemiological study in relation to motivations for illicit use of cocaine conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Research into Drug Abuse Program of the National Campaign against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in January 1986;

(d)
the epidemiological study in relation to drug indicators in the Australian Capital Territory conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Research into Drug Abuse Program of the National Campaign against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in 1986;

(e)
the epidemiological study in relation to heroin distribution conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Research into Drug Abuse Program of the National Campaign against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in February 1987;

(f)
the epidemiological study in relation to a survey of illicit drug users on patterns and predictors conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Research into Drug Abuse Program of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in May 1987;

(g)
the epidemiological study in relation to cocaine usage evaluation in high-income groups conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Research into Drug Abuse Program of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in July 1987;

(h)
the epidemiological study in relation to the extent and nature of cocaine use by illicit drug users and upper economic strata individuals and the assessment of recruitment and supply factors and attitudes of identified users conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Research into Drug Abuse Program of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in July 1987;

(i)
the epidemiological study in relation to persons who have been charged in a court in the State of Western Australia with an offence relating to the use of illicit drugs, conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the National Centre for Research into the Prevention of Drug Abuse of the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse, being the study that commenced in April 1986;

(j)
the epidemiological study in relation to Human Immunodeficiency Virus in intravenous drug users conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Commonwealth AIDS Research Grants Committee Working Party on AIDS in Intravenous Drug Users, being the study that commenced in June 1988;

(k)
the epidemiological study in relation to persons affected by the Atomic Weapons Test Programme conducted by the United Kingdom in Australia at the Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia, and at the Emu Claypan and Maralinga, South Australia, between 1 January 1952 and 31 December 1967, being the study conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Department of Veterans' Affairs that commenced in July 2000;

(l)
the epidemiological study known as `A study of the mechanics of cross-border trafficking of heroin: the experiences of incarcerated high-level drug importers', to be conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth by the Australian Customs Service in 2002 and 2003.


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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES (CONFIDENTIALITY) REGULATIONS 1982
Notes to the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations 1982

Note 1

The Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Regulations 1982 (in force under the Epidemiological Studies (Confidentiality) Act 1981) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1982 No. 371 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Statutory Rules

Year and
number
Date of notification
in Gazette
Date of
commencement
Application, saving or
transitional provisions
1982 No. 371
31 Dec 1982
31 Dec 1982

1984 No. 289
19 Oct 1984
19 Oct 1984

1987 No. 164
29 July 1987
29 July 1987

1988 No. 204
26 Aug 1988
26 Aug 1988

1988 No. 315
2 Dec 1988
2 Dec 1988

2000 No. 225
17 Aug 2000
17 Aug 2000

2002 No. 63
5 Apr 2002
5 Apr 2002

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed and substituted
Provision affected
How affected
R. 1
rs. 2000 No. 225
R. 3
rs. 1984 No. 289

am. 1987 No. 164; 1988 Nos. 204 and 315; 2000 No. 225; 2002 No. 63