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No. 1 of 1999 Directions/Other as made
This Direction amends the R&D Start Program Directions No. 1 of 1998 by replacing the term Innovation Ready with the term COMET and replacing clauses 4(1) and 7(3)(b)(ii) with the definition of COMET and the new commencement date for payments.
Administered by: Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Registered 19 Sep 2008
Gazetted 12 Jan 2000
Date of repeal 19 Apr 2000
Repealed by R & D Start Program Directions No. 1 of 2000

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESOURCES

 

Industry Research and Development Act 1986

 

R&D Start Program Directions No. 1 of 1998

(Amendment No. 1 of 1999)

 

I, NICHOLAS HUGH MINCHIN, Minister for Industry, Science and Resources, acting under    subsections 19(1) and 20(1) of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986 hereby amend               the R&D Start Program Directions No. 1 of 1998 (“the Directions”) as follows:

 

(i)          the term “Innovation Ready” wherever occurring in the Directions shall be omitted and    replaced with the term “COMET”

 

(ii)        the definition of the term “Innovation Ready” in clause 4(1) of the Directions shall be        omitted and replaced with the following definition:

 

"COMET means Commercialising Emerging Technologies and is the program to provide  support to enable COMET clients to maximise their potential for innovation and the commercialisation of innovative products, services and processes."

 

(iii)      the reference in clause 7(3)(b)(ii) to 1 July 1998 shall be omitted and replaced with                      1 July 1999.

 

These amendments shall take effect from 17 November 1999.

 

 

Dated 22nd December 1999

 

 

 

 

NICHOLAS HUGH MINCHIN

Minister for Industry, Science and Resources