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SLI 2011 No. 44 Regulations as made
These Regulations provide for a travelling allowance for members of the Information Advisory Committee.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 08 Apr 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-May-2011
Tabled Senate10-May-2011
Date of repeal 01 Oct 2021
Repealed by Sunsetting

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

 

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 44

 

Issued by the Authority of the Minister for Privacy and Freedom of Information

 

Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010

 

                        Australian Information Commissioner Regulations 2011

 

Section 36 of the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 (the Act) provides that the Governor‑General may make regulations prescribing matters required or permitted by the Act to be prescribed, or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to the Act.

Subsection 27(1) of the  Act provides for the establishment of an Information Advisory Committee (the Committee).

Subsection 27(3) of the Act provides for a member appointed to the Committee to be paid a travel allowance in accordance with the regulations.

The purpose of item 4 of the Regulations is to provide for a travel allowance for members of the Committee.

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been consulted on the regulations.

Details of the Regulations are set out in the Attachment.  

The Act specifies no conditions that need to be satisfied before the power to make the Regulations may be exercised.

The Regulations are legislative instruments for the purposes of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

The Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.


ATTACHMENT

AUSTRALIAN INFORMATION COMMISSIONER REGULATIONS 2011

Regulation 1 – Name of Regulations

This regulation provides that the title of the Regulations is the Australian Information Commissioner Regulations 2011.

Regulation 2 – Commencement

This regulation provides that the Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

Regulation 3 – Definition

This regulation defines the Act to which the regulations refer as the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010.

Regulation 4 – Travel allowance – within Australia

This regulation provides for a travel allowance to be paid to members of the Information Advisory Committee. This allowance is payable to the member at the rate determined by Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2004/03.