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This instrument declares that certain classes of persons may be taken to be employees for the purposes of Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Registered 23 Nov 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2002
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2002
Gazetted 03 Oct 2001
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2012
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

 

Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991

Subsection 9(5)

 

PERSONS TAKEN TO BE EMPLOYED BY THE COMMONWEALTH

 

 

 

I, ANTHONY JOHN ABBOTT, Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business, acting under subsection 9(5) of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 (the Act) declare that:

 

(a)                the class of persons mentioned in column 1 of the Schedule is taken to be employed by the Commonwealth for the purposes of the Act, and

 

(b)               the employment of that class of persons for those purposes is taken to be constituted by the performance of the class of acts mentioned in column 2 of the Schedule opposite the class of persons in column 1.

 

 

Dated                           24/9/2001

 

 

 

 

Signed: TONY ABBOTT

Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business

 


SCHEDULE

 

 

Column 1

Class of persons

Column 2

Class of acts

Persons who hold honorary rank in the Australian Defence Force

Acts performed in connection with the activities of the Australian Defence Force

 

Accredited representatives of approved philanthropic organisations serving the Australian Defence Force as described in Defence Instructions (General) as follows:

(a)    Australian Red Cross Society (ARCS) (Field Force);

(b)   Campaigners for Christ – Everyman’s Welfare Service;

(c)    The Salvation Army – Red Shield Defence Services;

(d)   Young Men’s Christian Association – Defence Forces Division;

(e)    Young Women’s Christian Association – Defence Forces Division; and

(f)     The Returned and Services League of Australia – Australian Forces Overseas Fund (RSL-AFOF)

 

Acts performed in connection with the activities of the Australian Defence Force