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SR 1996 No. 27 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Disability Discrimination Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 06 Aug 2012
Start Date 04 Aug 2012
Table of contents.

Disability Discrimination Regulations 1996

Statutory Rules 1996 No. 27 as amended

made under the

This compilation was prepared on 4 August 2012
taking into account amendments up to SLI 2012 No. 178

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

                      2A   Exemption of things done in compliance with a prescribed law            3

                        3   Combat duties                                                                   3

                        4   Combat-related duties                                                        3

                        5   Public transportation services and facilities — consultation before granting exemption 4

Schedule 1                  Prescribed laws                                                             5

Part 1A                          Laws of the Commonwealth                                             5

Part 1                             Laws of New South Wales                                               5

Part 2                             Laws of South Australia                                                   5

Notes                                                                                                            6

 


  

  

1              Name of regulations [see Note 1]

                These regulations are the Disability Discrimination Regulations 1996.

2              Interpretation

                In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

Act means the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

2A           Exemption of things done in compliance with a prescribed law

                For subsection 47 (2) of the Act, a law mentioned in Schedule 1 is prescribed.

3              Combat duties

                For the purposes of subsection 53 (2) of the Act, the following duties are declared to be combat duties, namely, duties which require, or which are likely to require, a person to commit, or participate directly in the commission of, an act of violence in the event of armed conflict.

4              Combat-related duties

                For the purposes of subsection 53 (2) of the Act, the following duties are declared to be combat-related duties:

                (a)    duties which require, or which are likely to require, a person to undertake training or preparation for, or in connection with, combat duties;

               (b)    duties which require, or which are likely to require, a person to work in support of a person performing combat duties.

5              Public transportation services and facilities — consultation before granting exemption

         (1)   For subsection 55 (1C) of the Act, the Accessible Public Transport Jurisdictional Committee is prescribed as a body that the Commission must consult in relation to all kinds of public transportation services and facilities.

         (2)   In this regulation:

Accessible Public Transport Jurisdictional Committee means the body so named, consisting of representatives from the Commonwealth, State and Territory government departments responsible for transport policy.


Schedule 1        Prescribed laws

(regulation 2A)

Part 1A       Laws of the Commonwealth

Broadcasting Services Act 1992, Part 9D

Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3

Part 1          Laws of New South Wales

Mental Health Act 1990

Mental Health Regulations 1995

Motor Traffic Regulations 1935, clauses 10 (1) (c) and 11

Part 2          Laws of South Australia

Firearms Act 1977, sections 20 and 20A

Motor Vehicles Act 1959, sections 88 and 148

Education Act 1972, sections 75 (3) and 75A

Industrial and Employee Relations (General) Regulations 1994, regulation 11

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986,
section 30A and Schedule 3

 


Notes to the Disability Discrimination Regulations 1996

Note 1

The Disability Discrimination Regulations 1996 (in force under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1996 No. 27 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Year and
number

Date of notification
in Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

1996 No. 27

5 Feb 1996

5 Feb 1996

 

1999 No. 40

24 Mar 1999

24 Mar 1999

2002 No. 185

15 Aug 2002

19 Aug 2002 (see Gazette 2002, No. GN32)

2004 No. 43

30 Mar 2004

30 Mar 2004

2009 No. 217

9 Sept 2009 (see F2009L03401)

10 Sept 2009

2012 No. 178

3 Aug 2012 (see F2012L01648)

4 Aug 2012

Table of Amendments

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

Provision affected

How affected

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

rs. 1999 No 40

R. 2A.......................................

ad. 1999 No. 40

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

ad. 2002 No. 185

 

rs. 2004 No. 43

Schedule 1

 

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

ad. 1999 No. 40

 

am. 2009 No. 217; 2012 No. 178