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SLI 2015 No. 117 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011 to enable the Minister for Foreign Affairs to temporarily suspend autonomous sanctions and to re-impose sanctions, should this be required, to influence a foreign government entity, a member of a foreign government entity or another person or entity outside Australia.
Administered by: Foreign Affairs and Trade
Registered 13 Jul 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Aug-2015
Tabled Senate10-Aug-2015
Date of repeal 15 Jul 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Suspension of Sanctions) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 117, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 09 July 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Julie Bishop

Minister for Foreign Affairs

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011                                                              2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Suspension of Sanctions) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

14 July 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Autonomous Sanctions Regulations 2011

1  Regulation 3 (definition of sanctioned commercial activity)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

sanctioned commercial activity has the meaning given by regulations 5A, 5B and 5C, but does not include an activity specified in a legislative instrument under regulation 5D.

2  Regulation 3 (definition of sanctioned import)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

sanctioned import has the meaning given by regulation 4A, but does not include an activity specified in a legislative instrument under regulation 5D.

3  Regulation 3 (definition of sanctioned service)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

sanctioned service has the meaning given by regulation 5, but does not include an activity specified in a legislative instrument under regulation 5D.

4  Regulation 3 (definition of sanctioned supply)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

sanctioned supply has the meaning given by regulation 4, but does not include an activity specified in a legislative instrument under regulation 5D.

5  After regulation 5C

Insert:

5D  Suspension of sanctions for specified activities

                   If the Minister is satisfied that it is in the national interest to do so, the Minister may, by legislative instrument, specify any of the following:

                     (a)  that an activity mentioned in regulation 4 is not a sanctioned supply;

                     (b)  that an activity mentioned in regulation 4A is not a sanctioned import;

                     (c)  that an activity mentioned in regulation 5 is not a sanctioned service;

                     (d)  that an activity mentioned in regulation 5A, 5B or 5C is not a sanctioned commercial activity.