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This instrument prescribes the form of the oath and affirmation.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 10 Jun 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Jun-2015
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2015

 

Australian Border Force (Oath and Affirmation) Rule 2015

I, Peter Dutton, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, make the following rule.

Dated               3 June 2015

Peter Dutton

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 



 

1          Name

                   This is the Australian Border Force (Oath and Affirmation) Rule 2015.

2          Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 July 2015.

3          Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Australian Border Force Act 2015.

4          Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Australian Border Force Act 2015.

officer of the Australian Border Force means an Immigration and Border Protection worker in the Australian Border Force.

5          Oath and affirmation

                   For subsections 13(1) and 24(1) of the Act, the oath in in the form set out in Form 1 of Schedule 1 and the affirmation in the form set out in Form 2 of Schedule 1 are prescribed.


Schedule 1Form of oath and affirmation

Form 1Oath for Australian Border Force Commissioner or officer of the Australian Border Force

(section 5)

I, [*insert name], swear on the [*insert religious book] to conduct myself with integrity and honesty in the exercise of my powers and performance of my duties as [*the Commissioner/*an officer] of the Australian Border Force. 

I will uphold the significant trust that is placed in me as a result of my role. I will, to the best of my ability, skill and knowledge, faithfully and professionally discharge all my duties according to law, and in such a manner that at all times upholds the good reputation of the Australian Border Force.

So help me [*God/*a god recognised by his or her religion].

* Delete if not applicable


Form 2Affirmation for Australian Border Force Commissioner or officer of the Australian Border Force

(section 5)

I, [*insert name], solemnly and sincerely affirm and declare that I will conduct myself with integrity and honesty in the exercise of my powers and performance of my duties as [*the Commissioner/*an officer] of the Australian Border Force.

I will uphold the significant trust that is placed in me as a result of my role. I will, to the best of my ability, skill and knowledge, faithfully and professionally discharge all my duties according to law, and in such a manner that at all times upholds the good reputation of the Australian Border Force.

* Delete if not applicable