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SLI 2005 No. 268 Regulations as made
These regulations specify the respective Chiefs of the Navy, Army and Air Forces as employing authorities for the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force cadets. These regulations amend the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations 1991.
Administered by: DEWR
Registered 24 Nov 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-Nov-2005
Tabled Senate29-Nov-2005
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Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling legislation Repealed by Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011 (Act No. 146 of 2011)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 2005 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 268

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, 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 23 November 2005

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

KEVIN ANDREWS


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

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        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 4

substitute

4              Employing authorities

         (1)   For subparagraph (a) (i) of the definition of employing authority in subsection 5 (1) of the Act, a person or body mentioned in column 2 of an item of the following table is the employing authority in relation to the persons mentioned in column 3 of the item:

Item

Employing authority

Persons

1

Chief of the Defence Force

Members of the Australian Defence Force

2

Chief of Navy

Members of the Australian Navy Cadets

3

Chief of Army

Members of the Australian Army Cadets

4

Chief of Air Force

Members of the Australian Air Force Cadets

5

Executive Director of the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

   (a)  Employees (in the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry) assisting the Executive Director; and

   (b)  Contractors assisting the Executive Director

6

Executive Director of Geoscience Australia

   (a)  Employees (in the Department of Industry, Science and Resources) assisting the Executive Director; and

   (b)  Contractors assisting the Executive Director

7

Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies

   (a)  Employees (in the Department of Family and Community Services) assisting the Director; and

   (b)  Contractors assisting the Director

8

Chair of the Productivity Commission

   (a)  Employees assisting the Chair; and

   (b)  Contractors assisting the Chair

9

Controller of the Royal Australian Mint

   (a)  Employees (in the Department of the Treasury) assisting the Controller; and

   (b)  Contractors assisting the Controller

         (2)   In this regulation:

contractor means a contractor of the kind referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of contractor in subsection 5 (1) of the Act.

Note 1   The only kind of contractor in relation to which paragraph (a) of the definition of employing authority in subsection 5 (1) of the Act applies is the kind referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of contractor in subsection 5 (1) of the Act.

Note 2   Some contractors are sometimes known as ‘consultants’ (see, for example, section 45 of the Productivity Commission Act 1998).


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.