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SLI 2007 No. 271 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940 which provides for Australian Government agencies that may be given electoral roll information and the purposes for which that information may be used. The Regulations also make a number of minor technical amendments to the Principal Regulations.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 11 Sep 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Sep-2007
Tabled Senate13-Sep-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
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Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 4)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2007 No. 271

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 Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984.

Dated 6 September 2007

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

GARY NAIRN


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2007 (No. 4).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940

                Schedule 1 amends the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Paragraph 6 (2) (a)

omit

section 32

insert

subsection 84 (1)

[2]           Subregulation 7 (1), table, items 2 and 3, column 3

omit each mention of

Communications

insert

Communication

[3]           Regulation 11

omit

[4]           Schedule 1, after item 1

insert

1A

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

   (a)  Identifying or locating offenders, suspects or witnesses in relation to the investigation of, or reporting on, a corruption issue within the meaning of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 (the LEIC Act)

 

 

   (b)  Collecting, correlating, analysing or disseminating information or intelligence in relation to:

         (i)   corruption generally in a law enforcement agency within the meaning of the LEIC Act (a LEIC agency); or

        (ii)   the integrity of a staff member of a LEIC agency

   (c)  Collecting, correlating, analysing or disseminating information or intelligence in relation to corruption generally in, or the integrity of a staff member of, a Commonwealth government agency (other than a LEIC agency) that has a law enforcement function within the meaning of the LEIC Act

   (d)  Security vetting of employees or potential employees

[5]           Schedule 1, item 14

substitute

14

Department of Defence

   (a)  Identifying or locating an individual suspected of fraud or another criminal offence under:

         (i)   a law of the Commonwealth administered by the Department of Defence; or

        (ii)   another law of the Commonwealth, or a law of a State or Territory, that is connected with:

               (A)    the defence of Australia; or

               (B)    the operations or activities of the Department of Defence

   (b)  Security vetting of employees or potential employees

[6]           Schedule 1, item 19, column 2

omit

Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

insert

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

[7]           Schedule 1, after item 22

insert

23

Medicare Australia

   (a)  Undertaking compliance, investigation or enforcement activities related to the provision of Commonwealth services within the meaning of the Medicare Australia Act 1973

   (b)  Recovering overpayments or other amounts due to the Commonwealth in connection with the provision of Commonwealth services within the meaning of that Act


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.