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SLI 2008 No. 176 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Defence Service Homes Regulations to enable personal information under the Defence Sevice Homes Act 1918 to be lawfully disclosed and used for the various defence home ownership assistance schemes.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 02 Sep 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Sep-2008
Tabled Senate04-Sep-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Defence Service Homes Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 176

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 Defence Service Homes Act 1918.

Dated 29 August 2008

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

ALAN GRIFFIN


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Defence Service Homes Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Defence Service Homes Regulations

                Schedule 1 amends the Defence Service Homes Regulations.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 1

substitute

1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Defence Service Homes Regulations 1936.

[2]           After regulation 78

insert

78A         Use and disclosure of personal information —prescribed purposes

         (1)   For subsection 45C (2) of the Act, the following purposes are prescribed:

                (a)    determining a person’s eligibility for a subsidy under the Act, including whether or not the person continues to be eligible;

               (b)    determining the amount of a subsidy payable for a person, including correcting or updating the amount of subsidy;

                (c)    deciding whether or not to authorise subsidy payments;

               (d)    identifying errors in payment of subsidy, including overpayments;

                (e)    making findings on internal review of a reviewable decision, and implementing the findings;

                (f)    administering eligibility and entitlements under the Act, including correcting or updating a person’s subsidy amount;

                (g)    any other purpose that is reasonably necessary for the administration of the Act;

                (h)    determining a person’s eligibility for a subsidy under a related Act, including whether or not the person continues to be eligible;

                 (i)    any other purpose that is reasonably necessary for the administration of a related Act.

         (2)   In this regulation:

related Act means:

                (a)    the Defence Force (Homes Loans Assistance) Act 1990; and

               (b)    the Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008.


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.