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This regulation amends the Electoral and Referendum Regulation 2016, the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012 and the Family Law Regulations 1984 to ensure the language used in the regulations is current and consistent with the language used in the Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Act 2016.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 10 May 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jan 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Courts Administration (Consequential Amendments) Regulation 2016

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 05 May 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments commencing 1 July 2016                                                                        2

Electoral and Referendum Regulation 2016                                                                                    2

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012                                                        2

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2018                                                                3

Family Law Regulations 1984                                                                                                            3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Courts Administration (Consequential Amendments) Regulation 2016.

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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

11 May 2016

2. Schedule 1, Part 1

1 July 2016.

1 July 2016

3. Schedule 1, Part 2

1 January 2018.

1 January 2018

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 following:

                     (a)  the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918;

                     (b)  the Family Law Act 1975;

                     (c)  the Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999;

                     (d)  the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.

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

Part 1Amendments commencing 1 July 2016

Electoral and Referendum Regulation 2016

1  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (table item 24)

Omit “(the Statutory Agency consisting of the Registrar and the APS employees assisting the Registrar)”, substitute “(the Statutory Agency consisting of the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court and the APS employees referred to in section 18N of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 assisting the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Federal Court)”.

Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court Regulation 2012

2  Regulation 1.03 (definition of Registrar)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Registrar:

                     (a)  of the Federal Court—means:

                              (i)  the Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 18C of the Federal Court Act; or

                             (ii)  an acting Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 18M of that Act; or

                            (iii)  a Registrar, a District Registrar or a Deputy District Registrar appointed under section 18N of that Act; and

                     (b)  of the Federal Circuit Court—has the same meaning as in the Federal Circuit Court Act.

Part 2Amendments commencing 1 January 2018

Family Law Regulations 1984

3  Subregulation 3(1) (definition of Principal Registrar)

Repeal the definition.

4  Subregulation 3(1) (definition of registrar)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

registrar includes:

                     (a)  a Registrar within the meaning of subsection 4(1) of the Act; and

                     (b)  in relation to a court of summary jurisdiction—the clerk of the court, clerk of petty sessions or other person holding or performing the duties of a similar office in the court.