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SLI 2010 No. 289 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Extradition (Torture) Regulations 2009 to remove references to the repealed Crimes (Torture) Act and redefine ‘Convention’ to mean the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 25 Nov 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2011
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2011
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Extradition (Torture) Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 289

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 24 November 2010



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Extradition (Torture) Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Extradition (Torture) Regulations 2009

                Schedule 1 amends the Extradition (Torture) Regulations 2009.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]           Regulation 4, definition of Convention


Convention means the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations at New York on 10 December 1984.

[2]           Regulation 5, note 1


Note 1   For when the Convention enters into force for a State, see Article 27 of the Convention. The text of the Convention is set out
in Australian Treaty Series 1989 No. 21 ([1989] ATS 21). In 2010, the
text of a Convention in the Australian Treaty Series was accessible
through the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website at http://www.austlii.edu.au.


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.