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SLI 2009 No. 257 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Extradition (Bribery of Foreign Public Officials) Regulations 1999 to remove the list of countries in Schedule 2 and declare that a country, or a colony, territory or protectorate of a country, for which the Convention is in force is an ‘extradition country’ for the purposes of section 5 of the Extradition Act 1988 (the Act) and that the Act applies subject to the Convention for those countries that are a party to the Convention.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 43
Registered 13 Oct 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2009
Tabled Senate26-Oct-2009
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Extradition (Bribery of Foreign Public Officials) Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 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 Extradition Act 1988.

Dated 8 October 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

BRENDAN O’CONNOR


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Extradition (Bribery of Foreign Public Officials) Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Extradition (Bribery of Foreign Public Officials) Regulations 1999

                Schedule 1 amends the Extradition (Bribery of Foreign Public Officials) Regulations 1999.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

 

 [1]          Regulations 4 and 5

substitute

4              Extradition countries

                For the definition of extradition country in section 5 of the Act, a country, or a colony, territory or protectorate of a country, for which the Convention is in force is an extradition country.

Note 1   For when the Convention enters into force for a State, see Article 15 of the Convention in Schedule 1.

Note 2   The countries for which the Convention is currently in force are listed on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development website at http://www.oecd.org.

5              Application of the Act

                The Act applies, subject to the Convention, to an extradition country mentioned in regulation 4.

[2]           Schedule 2

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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.