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Evidence Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2008L04611
  • No longer in force
SLI 2008 No. 257 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Evidence Regulations to prescribe State legislation for self-incrimination certificates, revise the existing Evidence Regulations to incprorate changes made by the Evidence Amendment Act 2008 and to amend out-of-date references to the Evidence Act 1971 (ACT).
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 18 Dec 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Feb-2009
Tabled Senate03-Feb-2009
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Evidence Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 257

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Evidence Act 1995.

 

Dated 12 December 2008

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ROBERT McCLELLAND


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Evidence Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of Schedules 1 and 2 to the Evidence Amendment Act 2008.

3              Amendment of Evidence Regulations

                Schedule 1 amends the Evidence Regulations.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 1

substitute

1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Evidence Regulations 1995.

[2]           Regulation 4

substitute

4              Operation of other Acts

                For paragraph 8 (4) (a) of the Act, the following provisions of the Evidence Act 1971 (ACT) are specified:

                (a)    Part 1;

               (b)    sections 63A, 68A and 72.

[3]           After regulation 7

insert

7A           State and Territory provisions about certificates for subsection 128 (12) of Act

                For paragraph 128 (13) (b) of the Act, the following provisions are prescribed for subsection 128 (12) of the Act:

                (a)    section 11 of the Evidence Act 1906 (WA);

               (b)    section 128 of the Evidence Act 2001 (Tas).

[4]           After regulation 9

insert

10            State and Territory laws for certain definitions in Act

         (1)   For the definitions of Australian lawyer, Australian legal practitioner and Australian practising certificate in Part 1 of the Dictionary at the end of the Act, the following laws are specified:

                (a)    Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW);

               (b)    Legal Profession Act 2004 (Vic);

                (c)    Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld);

               (d)    Legal Practice Act 2003 (WA);

                (e)    Legal Practitioners Act 1981 (SA);

                (f)    Legal Profession Act 2007 (Tas);

                (g)    Legal Profession Act 2006 (ACT);

                (h)    Legal Profession Act (NT).

         (2)   For the definition of Australian‑registered foreign lawyer in Part 1 of the Dictionary at the end of the Act, the following laws are specified:

                (a)    Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW);

               (b)    Legal Profession Act 2004 (Vic);

                (c)    Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld);

               (d)    Legal Practice Act 2003 (WA);

                (e)    Legal Profession Act 2007 (Tas);

                (f)    Legal Profession Act 2006 (ACT);

                (g)    Legal Profession Act (NT).


Note

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