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SLI 2009 No. 373 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Health Security Regulations 2008 by prescribing reportable events for reporting to police and the period of reporting and, reportable events for which there are no changes and that must be reported to the Secretary.
Administered by: Health
Registered 16 Dec 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2010
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

National Health Security Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2009 No. 373

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 National Health Security Act 2007.

Dated 14 December 2009

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

NICOLA ROXON


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the National Health Security Amendment Regulations 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of Part 4 of Schedule 1 to the National Health Security Amendment Act 2009.

3              Amendment of National Health Security Regulations 2008

                Schedule 1 amends the National Health Security Regulations 2008.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Paragraph 3.17 (1) (c)

omit

clause 6.5

insert

clause 6.2

[2]           Paragraph 3.18 (1) (d)

omit

clause 6.5

insert

clause 6.2

[3]           Paragraph 3.19 (1) (d)

omit

clause 6.4

insert

clause 6.2

[4]           Regulation 3.43, note

omit

clause 6.5

insert

clause 6.2

[5]           After regulation 3.45

insert

3.45A      Events that must be reported to police

                For section 48A of the Act, the following events are prescribed:

                (a)    unauthorised access to a security-sensitive biological agent, within the meaning of regulation 3.15;

               (b)    the event mentioned in paragraph 3.18 (1) (d);

                (c)    the event mentioned in paragraph 3.19 (1) (d);

               (d)    the event mentioned in subregulation 3.20 (1);

                (e)    the event mentioned in regulation 3.21;

                (f)    the event mentioned in regulation 3.22;

                (g)    the event mentioned in subregulation 3.23 (1);

                (h)    the event mentioned in subregulation 3.23 (2);

                 (i)    the event mentioned in regulation 3.24.

3.45B     Period for reporting reportable events to police

                For subsection 48A (3) of the Act, the period is the period ending 24 hours after the registered entity became aware that the reportable event had occurred.

[6]           After regulation 3.50

insert

3.51        Periodic nil reporting

         (1)   For subparagraph 48 (1) (i) (i) of the Act, the following periods are prescribed:

                (a)    for a registered entity handling tier 1 agents — each period mentioned in subregulation 3.48 (1);

               (b)    for a registered entity handling tier 2 agents — the period is the period mentioned in subregulation 3.49 (1).

         (2)   For subparagraph 48 (1) (i) (ii) of the Act, the reportable events are the events mentioned in subregulations 3.27 (1) and (2).

         (3)   The due date for a report to which this regulation applies is:

                (a)    for a registered entity handling tier 1 agents — the dates mentioned in subregulation 3.48 (2); and

               (b)    for a registered entity handling tier 2 agents — the date mentioned in subregulation 3.49 (2).


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.