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No. 1 of 2000 Declarations/Other as made
This Declaration made by the Minister under subsection 9(5) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991 provides that certain classes of persons may be taken to be 'employees' for the purposes of the Act.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Registered 23 Nov 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate03-Oct-2000
Tabled HR03-Oct-2000
Gazetted 06 Sep 2000
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Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011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

 

NOTICE OF DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 9(5)

 

Notice No. 1 of 2000

 

I, PETER KEASTON REITH, Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business, hereby declare for the purposes of subsection 9(5) of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 that, on and from the date of publication of this Notice in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette:

 

(a)                a person who is included in the class of persons referred to in the first column of the following table, being a class of persons who engage in activities or perform acts at the request or direction, for the benefit, or under a requirement made by or under a law, of the Commonwealth, is declared to be employed by the Commonwealth; and

 

(b)               the employment of the person is declared to be constituted by the performance by the person of an act included in the class of acts referred to in the second column of that table opposite to the reference to that class of persons:

 

 

First Column

Class of Persons

Second Columns

Class of Acts

Persons who, under the control or direction of a Commonwealth officer, or the Director of National Parks, assist in the running of the Department of the Environment and Heritage (excluding the Bureau of Meteorology) or assist the Director of National Parks, without receiving any remuneration (other than payment of expenses incurred).

Acts performed in the rendering of assistance.

 

 

Dated 24th August 2000

 

 

 

PETER REITH

Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business