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SLI 2008 No. 24 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the International Transfer of Prisoners (Transfer of Sentenced Persons Convention) Regulations 2002 and will ensure that all countries that are bound by the Council of Europe's Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons will be 'transfer countries' for the purposes of the International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 43
Registered 25 Mar 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-May-2008
Tabled Senate13-May-2008
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

International Transfer of Prisoners (Transfer of Sentenced Persons Convention) Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 24

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 International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997.

Dated 20 March 2008

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

BOB DEBUS


  

  

1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the International Transfer of Prisoners (Transfer of Sentenced Persons Convention) Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of International Transfer of Prisoners (Transfer of Sentenced Persons Convention) Regulations 2002

                Schedule 1 amends the International Transfer of Prisoners (Transfer of Sentenced Persons Convention) Regulations 2002.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 4

substitute

4              Transfer countries

                For the definition of transfer country in subsection 4 (1) of the Act, a foreign country for which the Convention is in force is a transfer country.

Note 1   For when the Convention enters into force for a State, see Articles 18 and 19 of the Convention in Schedule 1.

Note 2   A current list of countries for which the Convention is in force may be accessed through the Council of Europe’s treaty website at http://www.conventions.coe.int.

[2]           Subregulation 5 (1)

substitute

         (1)   For section 8 of the Act, the Act applies to a transfer country, subject to the Convention.

[3]           Schedule 2

omit


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.