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No. 3 of 2006 Notices & Notifications as made
This Notice seeks to provide workers' compensation coverage for persons who assist in the operation of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in various capacities.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument is also taken to be made under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 (the DRCA), by virtue of transitional provisions in the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Act 2017. The Minster for Veterans’ Affairs is responsible for administering the DRCA.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 57
Registered 13 Jul 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2006
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2006

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of Employee) Notice 2006 (3)

Notice No. 3 of 2006.

I, KEVIN JAMES ANDREWS, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, make this Notice under subsection 5(6) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

Dated 28th June                            2006

 

KEVIN ANDREWS

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations  

1              Name of Notice

                This Notice is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of Employee) Notice 2006 (3).

2              Commencement

                This Notice commences on registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

3              Declaration

                For subsection 5(6) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act), I declare that the class of persons mentioned in Column 2 of the Schedule, are employees of the Australian Federal Police for the purposes of the acts mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule.

 

Note     The persons are engaged in activities or perform acts at the request or direction, or for the benefit, of the Commonwealth.


Schedule           Australian Federal Police Employees

 

 

Item

Class of persons

Class of Acts

1

Persons who are engaged as volunteers under a written agreement with the Australian Federal Police without receiving any remuneration (excluding payment for expenses incurred).

Acts performed, under the direction or control of an AFP employee, special member or special protective service officer, which render assistance to the Australian Federal Police in the performance of its functions under the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

2

Persons who assist in Australian Federal Police training exercises without receiving any remuneration (excluding payment for expenses incurred).

Acts performed, under the direction or control of an AFP employee, special member or special protective service officer, in connection with carrying out training exercises.

3

Persons on secondment to the Australian Federal Police under section 69D(1) of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

Acts performed, in connection with rendering assistance to the Australian Federal Police, pursuant to the secondment agreement.

4

Persons appointed special members of the Australian Federal Police under section 40E(1) of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

Acts performed, in connection with rendering assistance to the Australian Federal Police, pursuant to the instrument of appointment and the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

5

Persons appointed special protective service officers of the Australian Federal Police under section 40EC of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

Acts performed, in connection with rendering assistance to the Australian Federal Police, pursuant to the instrument of appointment and the Australian Federal Police Act 1979.

6

Persons rendering assistance to the Australian Federal Police.

Acts preformed in rendering assistance to an AFP employee, special member or special protective service officer in the performance of their duties under the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 :

a)      at the request or direction of the employee, member or officer; or 

b)      in the honest and reasonable belief that the employee, member or officer requires assistance, where;          

(i)      there is actual or imminent danger of injury to a person or damage to property; and

(ii)    assistance is necessary to protect life or property.