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This Notice declares particular volunteers at the CSIRO are employees for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument is also taken to be made under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 (the DRCA), by virtue of transitional provisions in the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Act 2017. The Minster for Veterans’ Affairs is responsible for administering the DRCA.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 57
Registered 29 Aug 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate02-Sep-2014
Tabled HR02-Sep-2014

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of Employee – CSIRO Volunteers) Notice 2014

 

I, ERIC ABETZ, Minister for Employment, make this Notice under subsection 5(6) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

 

Dated             22 August            2014

 

ERIC ABETZ

Minister for Employment

1              Name of Notice

                 This Notice is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of Employee – CSIRO Volunteers) Notice 2014.

2              Commencement

                This Notice commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

3              Declaration

For the purposes of subsection 5(6) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, I declare that:

(a)    the class of persons specified in Column 1 of the Schedule, being persons who engage in the activities or perform acts specified in Column 2 of the Schedule, at the request or direction of the Commonwealth, shall be taken to be employed by the Commonwealth; and

(b)   the employment of such persons shall, for those purposes, be taken to be constituted by the performance by such persons of the acts or activities specified in Column 2 of the Schedule.

Schedule

 

Column 1: Class of persons

Column 2: Class of acts

Persons who, under the control or direction of a Commonwealth officer assist, without receiving remuneration (other than payment of expenses incurred) the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) at:

  • the Visitor Centre (Canberra Space Centre) at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
  • Visitor Centres within the Australia Telescope National Facility
  • the CSIRO Discovery Centre
  • the Australian National Herbarium
  • the Australian National Insect Collection
  • the Australian National Wildlife Collection
  • the Australian National Fish Collection
  • the Australian Tree Seed Centre
  • the National Soil Archive

Acts performed in connection with the rendering of assistance.