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SR 1982 No. 323 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SLI 2010 No. 271
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 01 Nov 2010
Start Date 01 Nov 2010
Date of repeal 21 Dec 2017
Repealed by Freedom of Information (Prescribed Authorities, Principal Offices and Annual Report) Regulations 2017

Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 323 as amended

made under the

This compilation was prepared on 1 November 2010
taking into account amendments up to SLI 2010 No. 271

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney‑General’s Department, Canberra


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations [see Note 1]                                     3

                        2     Interpretation                                                                   3

                        3     Prescribed authorities                                                      3

                        4     Principal offices                                                               3

                        5     Information Commissioner’s annual report — giving information            3

Schedule 1             Bodies declared to be prescribed authorities                5

Schedule 2             Authorities and offices                                                   6

Notes                                                                                                            8

 


  

  

1              Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

                These Regulations are the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982.

2              Interpretation

                In these Regulations, the Act means the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

3              Prescribed authorities

                For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of prescribed authority in subsection 4 (1) of the Act, each of the bodies specified in Schedule 1 is declared to be a prescribed authority for the purposes of the Act.

4              Principal offices

                For subparagraph (b) (i) of the definition of principal officer in subsection 4 (1) of the Act, an office mentioned in an item in Schedule 2 is declared to be the principal office for the authority mentioned in the item.

5              Information Commissioner’s annual report — giving information

                For paragraph 93 (3) (a) of the Act, the following table sets out times for giving information.

Item

For ...

the agency or Minister must give information ...

1

the period beginning on 1 July 2010 and ending on 31 October 2010

by 10 December 2010

2

the period beginning on 1 November 2010 and ending on 31 December 2010

by 21 January 2011

3

a quarter beginning on or after 1 January 2011

21 days after the end of the quarter

4

the period beginning on the commencement of these Regulations and ending on 30 June 2011

by 31 July 2011

5

a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2011

by the 31 July immediately following the end of that financial year

 


Schedule 1        Bodies declared to be prescribed authorities

(regulation 3)

  

Aboriginal Hostels Limited

Schedule 2        Authorities and offices

(regulation 4)

  

Item

Authority

Office

1

Australian Competition Tribunal

Registrar

2

Central (Blacksmithing Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

3

Central (Boilermaking Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

4

Central (Electrical Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

5

Central (Engineering Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

6

Central (Sheet Metal Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

7

Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal

Secretary

8

Designs Office

Secretary of the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

9

Local (Blacksmithing Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

10

Local (Boilermaking Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

11

Local (Electrical Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

12

Local (Engineering Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

13

Local (Sheet Metal Trades) Committee

Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

14

Marine Council

Chief Executive Officer

15

National Occupational Health and Safety Commission

Chief Executive Officer

16

Patent Office

Secretary of the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

17

Remuneration Tribunal

Secretary

18

RAAF Veterans’ Residence Trust

Secretary

19

Tax Practitioners Board

Chair

20

Tourism Australia

Managing Director

21

Trade Marks Office

Secretary of the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

 


Notes to the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982

Note 1

The Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982 (in force under the Freedom of Information Act 1982) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1982 No. 323 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

The Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982 were amended by the Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Act 2005 (Act No. 118, 2005) and commenced on the designated day declared under section 3 of the Act. The designated day was declared to be 24 November 2006, see F2006L03997. The amendments are incorporated in this compilation. For application, saving or transitional provisions see Schedule 1, Part 2 [item 51] of the Act.

Table of Instruments

Year and
number

Date of notification
in Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

1982 No. 323

30 Nov 1982

1 Dec 1982 (see Gazette 1982, No. G48)

 

1983 No. 338

30 Dec 1983

30 Dec 1983

1985 No. 106

13 June 1985

13 June 1985

1985 No. 348

20 Dec 1985

20 Dec 1985

1986 No. 45

4 Apr 1986

4 Apr 1986

1987 No. 284

17 Dec 1987

17 Dec 1987

1990 No. 132

25 June 1990

25 June 1990

1991 No. 321 (a)

24 Oct 1991

25 Oct 1991

1991 No. 399

12 Dec 1991

Rr. 3.2, 4.2–4.4 and 5.2: 1 Feb 1992 (see r. 1 and Gazette 1992, No. S32)
Remainder: 12 Dec 1991

1994 No. 434

23 Dec 1994

23 Dec 1994

1995 No. 326

3 Nov 1995

6 Nov 1995 (see r. 1 and Gazette 1995, No. S423)

1998 No. 111

27 May 1998

27 May 1998

2004 No. 342

8 Dec 2004

8 Dec 2004

2005 No. 207

19 Sept 2005 (see F2005L02673)

1 Oct 2005 (see r. 2)

2007 No. 53

30 Mar 2007 (see F2007L00777)

31 Mar 2007

2009 No. 185

3 Aug 2009 (see F2009L02973)

5 Aug 2009

2009 No. 276

13 Oct 2009 (see F2009L03778)

14 Oct 2009

2010 No. 271

28 Oct 2010 (see F2010L02817)

1 Nov 2010

(a)    Statutory Rules 1991 No. 321 were disallowed by the Senate on 24 March 1992.

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

 

Provision affected

How affected

R. 1.........................................

rs. 2004 No. 342

R. 4.........................................

rs. 2010 No. 271

R. 5.........................................

rs. 1983 No. 338; 2010 No. 271

R. 6.........................................

am. 1987 No. 284

 

rep. 2010 No. 271

Schedule 1

 

Schedule 1............................

rs. 1983 No. 338; 1985 No. 106

 

am. 1985 No. 348; 1986 No. 45; 1987 No. 284; 1990 No. 132

 

rs. 1991 No. 399

 

am. 1991 No. 399; 1994 No. 434; Act No. 118, 2005; 2010 No. 271

Schedule 2

 

Schedule 2............................

am. 1983 No. 338

 

rs. 1985 No. 106

 

am. 1985 No. 348; 1986 No. 45

 

rs. 1987 No. 284

 

am. 1990 No. 132

 

rs. 1991 No. 399

 

am. 1991 No. 399; 1994 No. 434; 1995 No. 326; 1998 No. 111; 2004 No. 342; 2005 No. 207; Act No. 118, 2005; 2007 No. 53; 2009 Nos. 185 and 276

 

rs. 2010 No. 271

Schedule 3............................

rs. 1983 No. 338; 1985 No. 106

 

am. 1985 No. 348; 1986 No. 45

 

rs. 1987 No. 284; 1991 No. 399

 

am. 1991 No. 399; 1994 No. 434; Act No. 118, 2005; 2007 No. 53

 

rep. 2010 No. 271