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SLI 2007 No. 97 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Regulations 1987 to prescribe the following as having effect in connection with the application of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987 : an amendment to the Physical Protection Convention; bilateral nuclear safeguards agreements with Argentina and China; and exchanges of notes amending a nuclear safeguards agreement with Japan.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 43
Registered 30 Apr 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-May-2007
Tabled Senate09-May-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Foreign Affairs and Trade (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2007 No. 97

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 Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987.

Dated 26 April 2007

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

ALEXANDER DOWNER


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Regulations 1987

                Schedule 1 amends the Nuclear Non‑Proliferation (Safeguards) Regulations 1987.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           After regulation 2A

insert

2AB        Amendment to Physical Protection Convention

         (1)   For paragraph 4 (3) (a) of the Act, the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material as adopted in the Final Act of the Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency dated 8 July 2005, has effect.

         (2)   The Amendment comes into force 30 days after two thirds of all State Parties have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval with the depositary, in accordance with Article 20 of the Physical Protection Convention.

2AC        Amendments to Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Japan for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy of 5 March 1982

                For paragraph 4 (3) (a) of the Act, the following amendments have effect:

                (a)    Exchange of Notes dated 23 November 2006 constituting an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Japan to amend, by replacing the Delineated and Recorded Japanese Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program, the Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy of 5 March 1982;

               (b)    Exchange of Notes dated 1 August 2000 constituting an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Japan to further amend the Exchange of Letters constituting an Agreement establishing an Implementing Arrangement pursuant to the Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy of 5 March 1982;

                (c)    Exchange of Notes dated 10 September 1999 constituting an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Japan to further amend the Exchange of Letters constituting an Agreement establishing an Implementing Arrangement pursuant to the Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy of 5 March 1982.

[2]           Schedule 1, after item 18

insert

19

Agreement between Australia and the Argentine Republic concerning Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

8 August 2001

20

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on the Transfer of Nuclear Material

3 April 2006

21

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the People’s Republic of China for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

3 April 2006

 


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.