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SR 1982 No. 163 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Trade Legislation Amendment (Australian Trade and Investment Commission) Regulation 2016
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 10 Jun 2016
Start Date 01 May 2016
Date of repeal 08 Nov 2017
Repealed by Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations 2017
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Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations 1982

Statutory Rules No. 163, 1982

Compilation No. 10

Compilation date:                              1 May 2016

Includes amendments up to:            F2016L00539

Registered:                                         10 June 2016

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations 1982 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 May 2016 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of Regulations........................................................................... 1

2............ Repeal of Maternity Leave (Australian Government Employees) Regulations         1

3............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 1

4............ Prescribed authorities.......................................................................... 1

5............ Unauthorised absence......................................................................... 1

6............ Persons to whom the Act applies........................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Prescribed Authorities—bodies corporate        3

Schedule 2—Prescribed authorities—unincorporated bodies             5

Schedule 2A—Prescribed authorities—companies                     6

Schedule 3—Prescribed persons                                                                     7

Endnotes                                                                                                                                      9

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              9

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                10

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                             11

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                           13

 


 

 

1  Name of Regulations

                   These Regulations are the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations 1982.

2  Repeal of Maternity Leave (Australian Government Employees) Regulations

                   Statutory Rules 1974 No. 82 and Statutory Rules 1978 No. 107 are repealed.

3  Interpretation

                   In these Regulations, the Act means the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973.

4  Prescribed authorities

                   For the purposes of the definition of prescribed authority in section 3 of the Act:

                     (a)  a body corporate specified in column 2 of Schedule 1 in an item in that Schedule is declared to be a body corporate; and

                     (b)  an unincorporated body specified in column 2 of Schedule 2 in an item in that Schedule is declared to be an unincorporated body; and

                     (c)  a company specified in column 2 of an item in Schedule 2A is declared to be a body corporate;

in relation to which the Act applies.

5  Unauthorised absence

                   For the purposes of subsection 3(2) of the Act, an absence from duty by an employee, being an absence in respect of which leave has not been granted in pursuance of a law of the Commonwealth or of a Territory (other than the Northern Territory), or any instrument made or issued under such a law, that provides for terms and conditions of employment that are applicable to that employee is an unauthorized absence in relation to that employee.

6  Persons to whom the Act applies

             (1)  For the purposes of subparagraph 5(1)(b) of the Act, the following persons are persons to whom the Act applies:

                     (a)  a member or an employee of a body corporate referred to in column 2 of Schedule 1;

                     (b)  a member or an employee of an unincorporated body referred to in column 2 of Schedule 2;

                     (c)  subject to subregulation (2), an employee of a company referred to in column 2 of Schedule 2A;

                     (d)  a person referred to in column 2 of Schedule 3.

             (2)  A reference in paragraph (1)(c) to an employee of a company does not include a reference to a person employed by ANL Limited under an industrial award binding on the Australian Shipping and Travel Officers Association.


Schedule 1Prescribed Authorities—bodies corporate

paragraph 4(a)

  

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Body corporate

1

Aboriginal Development Commission

2

Aboriginal Land Councils

2A

A.C.T. Institute of Technical and Further Education

3

Advisory Council for Inter‑Government Relations

4

Albury‑Wodonga Development Corporation

5

Australia Council

7

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

8

Australian Capital Territory Electricity and Water Authority

10

Australian Dairy Corporation

11

Australian Dried Fruits Corporation

12

Australian Film Commission

12A

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

13

Australian Honey Board

14

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

15

Australian Institute of Criminology

16

Australian Institute of Marine Science

17

Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs

18

Australian Maritime College

18A

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Corporation

19

Australian National Gallery

20

Australian National Railways Commission

20A

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

21

Australian Overseas Projects Corporation

22

Australian Postal Commission

23

Australian Sports Drug Agency

25

Australian Tobacco Board

26

Australian Tourist Commission

26A

Australian Trade and Investment Commission

27

Australian Trade Union Training Authority

27A

Board of Health

28

Canberra Institute of the Arts

29

Canberra Theatre Trust

30

Commission for the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation of Commonwealth Employees

31

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

33

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

34

Housing Loans Insurance Corporation

34A

Insurance and Superannuation Commission

35

Law Reform Commission

36

Legal Aid Commission (A.C.T.)

38

Milk Authority of the Australian Capital Territory

40A

National Exhibition Centre Trust

40B

National Occupational Health and Safety Commission

41

National Standards Commission

43

Parliament House Construction Authority

44

Pipeline Authority

46

Snowy Mountains Hydro‑electric Authority

47

The Australian Film and Television School

48

The Trustees of the Canberra Public Cemetery

49

The Trustees of the Services Canteens Trust Fund

Schedule 2Prescribed authorities—unincorporated bodies

paragraph 4(b)

  

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Unincorporated body

1

High Court of Australia

2

Institute of Family Studies

Schedule 2APrescribed authorities—companies

paragraph 4(c)

  

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Name of company

1

ANL Limited

3

Australian Defence Industries Limited

Schedule 3Prescribed persons

(paragraph 6(1)(d))

  

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Person

1

Full‑time member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

2

Auditor‑General for the Commonwealth

2A

Member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

3

Australian Statistician

4

Electoral Commissioner

5

Deputy Electoral Commissioner

6

Australian Electoral Officer for a State

7

Full‑time member of the Australian Film Commission

8

A person employed in the Australian Security Intelligence Organization

9

Chairman of the Australian Science and Technology Council

10

Full‑time Deputy Chairman of the Australian Science and Technology Council

11

Managing Director of the Army and Air Force Canteen Service Board of Management

12

A person employed by the Army and Air Force Canteen Service Board of Management

13

Member of the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

14

Executive Director of the Special Broadcasting Service

15

Full‑time member of the Commonwealth Grants Commission

16A

Staff member of the Australian Federal Police

19

Commissioner of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission

19A

Member of Fair Work Australia

21

Member of the Courts‑Martial Appeal Tribunal

22

Magistrate exercising the jurisdiction of the Court of Petty Sessions in the Australian Capital Territory

24

Member of the Censorship Board

25

Supervising Scientist for the Alligator Rivers Region

26

Fire Commissioner of the Australian Capital Territory Fire Brigade

27

Member of the Australian Capital Territory Fire Brigade

28

Chairman of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

30

Commissioner of the Productivity Commission

31

Associate Commissioner of the Productivity Commission

34

Solicitor‑General of the Commonwealth

35

Life Insurance Commissioner

36

Director‑General of the National Library of Australia

37

Director of National Parks and Wildlife

38

A person employed in a civil capacity under the Naval Defence Act 1910

39

Administrator of Norfolk Island

40

Administrator of the Northern Territory of Australia

41

Director‑General of the Office of National Assessments

42

Commonwealth Ombudsman

43

Deputy Commonwealth Ombudsman

44

First Parliamentary Counsel

45

Second Parliamentary Counsel

49

Commissioner for Community Relations

50

Member of the Repatriation Commission

53

A person to whom a commission has been issued under the  Royal Commissions Act 1902

55

Full‑time member of the Commonwealth Schools Commission

57

Chairman of the Superannuation Fund Investment Trust

58

A person employed under section 10 of the Supply and Development Act 1939

59

Commissioner of Taxation

60

Second Commissioner of Taxation

61

Full‑time Commissioner of the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission

62

Trade Commissioner

63

Assistant Trade Commissioner

65

Executive member of the Export Development Grants Board

66

A person employed at a non‑official post office, including a telephone office keeper and a non‑official post mistress

67

A person employed under Part III or IV of the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984

68

A person employed under section 13 of the Governor‑General Act 1974 as a member of the Governor‑General’s staff

69

A person employed under section 33 of the Intelligence Services Act 2001 as an employee of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Number and year

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

1982 No. 163

5 July 1982

5 July 1982

 

1983 No. 216

6 Oct 1983

6 Oct 1983

1984 No. 220

31 Aug 1984

1 Sept 1984

1984 No. 235

13 Sept 1984

13 Sept 1984

1984 No. 434

19 Dec 1984

19 Dec 1984

1985 No. 366

20 Dec 1985

20 Dec 1985

1985 No. 382

20 Dec 1985

6 Jan 1986

1987 No. 210

2 Oct 1987

2 Oct 1987

1987 No. 326

22 Dec 1987

1 Jan 1988

1988 No. 28

10 Mar 1988

10 Mar 1988

1988 No. 358

21 Dec 1988

1 Apr 1989 (r 1 and gaz 1989, No. S92)

1989 No. 130

21 June 1989

1 Mar 1989

1989 No. 148

30 June 1989

1 July 1989

1989 No. 241

15 Sept 1989

15 Sept 1989

1990 No. 383

6 Dec 1990

6 Dec 1990

r 3

1990 No. 473

9 Jan 1991

9 Jan 1991

1991 No. 223

5 July 1991

1 Apr 1991

1991 No. 326

29 Oct 1991

29 Oct 1991

1992 No. 10

31 Jan 1992

3 Feb 1992

1992 No. 57

5 Mar 1992

5 Mar 1992

1992 No. 137

9 June 1992

9 June 1992

1995 No. 329

3 Nov 1995

6 Nov 1995 (r 1 and gaz 1995, No. S423)

1998 No. 113

27 May 1998

27 May 1998

r 4

2005 No. 207

19 Sept 2005 (F2005L02673)

1 Oct 2005 (r 2)

2009 No. 167

30 June 2009 (F2009L02565)

1 July 2009 (r 2)

No. 34, 2013

20 Mar 2013 (F2013L00500)

21 Mar 2013 (s 2)

95, 2015

26 June 2015 (F2015L00953)

1 July 2015 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Trade Legislation Amendment (Australian Trade and Investment Commission) Regulation 2016

19 Apr 2016 (F2016L00539)

Sch 1 (item 20): 1 May 2016 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Act

Number and year

Assent date

Commencement
date

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993

54, 1993

27 Oct 1993

s 8: 9 Nov 1993 (s 2(2) and gaz 1993, No S334)

 

CSL Sale Act 1993

88, 1993

30 Nov 1993

s 12: 3 June 1994 (s 2(2) and gaz 1994, No S209)

s 12(2)

ANL Sale Act 1995

136, 1995

5 Dec 1995

Sch 2 (items 7–9): never commenced (s 2(3))

Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Act 2005

118, 2005

23 Sept 2004

Sch 1 (item 53): 24 Nov 2006 (s 2(1) item 3B)

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

r. 1............................................

rs. 2005 No. 207

r. 4............................................

am. 1988 No. 358; 1989 Nos. 148 and 241

r. 6............................................

am. 1989 Nos. 148 and 241

 

rs. 1992 No. 57

Schedule 1

 

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

am. 1983 No. 216; 1984 Nos. 235 and 434; 1985 Nos. 366 and 382; 1987 Nos. 210 and 326; 1988 No. 28; 1989 No. 148; 1991 Nos. 223 and 326; 1992 Nos. 10 and 137; 2005 No. 207; F2016L00539

Schedule 2A

 

Schedule 2A..............................

ad. 1989 No. 241

 

am. 1990 No. 383; 1991 No. 223; 1992 No. 137; Acts Nos. 54 and 88, 1993; Act No. 118, 2005

Schedule 3

 

Heading to Schedule 3...............

rs. 2009 No. 167

Schedule 3................................

am. 1984 Nos. 220 and 235; 1985 No. 366; 1989 Nos. 130, 148 and 241; 1990 No. 473; 1991 No. 326; 1992 No. 57; 1995 No. 329; 1998 No. 113 ; 2009 No. 167; No. 34, 2013; No 95, 2015