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No. 1 of 2006 By-laws as made
These By-Laws amend the Defence (Public Areas) By-Laws 1987 to allow persons with vision, hearing or other disabilities to take animals that are trained to alleviate the effects of those disabilities into a public area.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 03 Oct 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Oct-2006
Tabled Senate09-Oct-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Defence (Public Areas) Amendment By‑Laws 2006 (No. 1)

Defence Act 1903

I, BRUCE BILLSON, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, make these By‑Laws under section 116ZD of the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 20 July 2006


1              Name of By‑Laws

                These By‑Laws are the Defence (Public Areas) Amendment By‑Laws 2006 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These By‑Laws commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Defence (Public Areas) By‑Laws 1987

                Schedule 1 amends the Defence (Public Areas) By‑Laws 1987.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(section 3)


[1]           Sub‑by‑law 8 (2)


         (2)   This by‑law does not apply to the taking of an animal into a public area if:

                (a)    the animal is a guide dog or other animal trained to assist a person to alleviate the effect of a visual, hearing or other disability; and

               (b)    the person taking the animal into the public area is a person who has a disability of the kind the animal is trained to alleviate.