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IMMI 08/118 Specifications as made
This instrument provides the offices that are authorities for the States and Territories for the purposes of regulation 4 of the Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Regulations 2001 in relation to the welfare of children in the relevant State or Territory.
Administered by: Immigration and Citizenship
Registered 13 Feb 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Feb-2009
Tabled Senate10-Mar-2009
Date of repeal 15 May 2012
Repealed by Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Regulations 2001 - Instrument of Revocation

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

 

Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946

Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Regulations 2001

 

WELFARE OF CHILDREN: OFFICES THAT ARE AUTHORITIES
(REGULATION 4)

 

1.                  This Instrument is made under regulation 4 of the Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Regulations 2001 (‘the Regulations’).

 

2.                  Regulation 4 of the Regulations provides that the Minister may specify an office, the holder of which performs functions in relation to the welfare of children in a State (or Territory), to be an authority for the State (or Territory).

 

3.                  The purpose of the Instrument is to update the offices that are authorities for the States and Territories.

 

4.                  The Instrument operates to specify certain offices in State and Territory Departments, the holders of which are each to be an authority for the purposes of the Regulations.

 

5.         Consultation was undertaken, before the Instrument was made, with the relevant authorities in each State and Territory, to determine each office that should be specified as an authority.

 

6.         The Instrument, IMMI 08/118, commences on 15 February 2009.