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SLI 2009 No. 249 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Foreign States Immunities Regulations 1987 to exclude the application of section 13 of the Foreign States Immunities Act 1985 to acts or omissions of the United States of America in the course of providing assistance in bushfire prevention or management to Australia.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 30 Sep 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Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Foreign States Immunities Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 249

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 Foreign States Immunities Act 1985.

Dated 29 September 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ROBERT McCLELLAND


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Foreign States Immunities Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Foreign States Immunities Regulations 1987

                Schedule 1 amends the Foreign States Immunities Regulations 1987.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           After regulation 2

insert

2A           Emergency prevention and management — bushfires

                Section 13 of the Act does not apply to acts or omissions of the United States of America (or a separate entity of the United States of America) if those acts or omissions are carried out:

                (a)    in the course of providing facilities or assistance to the Government of Australia, or the Government of an Australian State or Territory; and

               (b)    for the purpose of preparing for, preventing or managing bushfires in Australia.


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.