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This notice declares that volunteers of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) are taken to be '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 17 Nov 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Nov-2014
Tabled Senate24-Nov-2014

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of Employee – AIATSIS 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            6th November          2014

 

ERIC ABETZ

Minister for Employment

1              Name of Notice

                 This Notice is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of Employee – AIATSIS 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 authority identified in Column 1, shall be taken to be employed by that Commonwealth authority; 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 Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

Acts performed in connection with the rendering of assistance.