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IMMI 17/098 Authorisations & Authority(s) as amended, taking into account amendments up to Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Amendment Instrument 2017
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 18 Sep 2017
Start Date 24 Aug 2017
Date of repeal 18 Jan 2019
Repealed by Australian Citizenship (LIN 19/066: Persons Who May Receive a Pledge of Commitment) Instrument 2019

 

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Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017, IMMI 17/098

made under subsection 27(5) of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007

 

Compilation No. 1               

Compilation date:                              24 August 2017

Includes amendments up to:            F2017L01074

 

About this compilation

 

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017, IMMI 17/098 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 24 August 2017 (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.

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If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.  

 

 


I, ALEX HAWKE, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subsection 27(5) of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 (the Act):

1.      REVOKE Instrument 15/064 (F2015L01358), signed on 17 August 2015; and

 

2.      AUTHORISE:

 

a)      a class of persons; or

 

b)      a person;

holding, or occupying, or performing the duties of, a position specified in the Schedule to this Instrument, to receive a pledge of commitment. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                           

 


Schedule

Persons or classes of persons authorised to receive a pledge of commitment under subsection 27 of the Act:

 

1.             Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

2.             All Members of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia.

3.             All Members of the Senate of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia.

4.             An entrusted person of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, as defined in section 3 of the Act, who is located in a State or Territory Office, or Regional Office, excluding Headquarters, and who is:

(a)           an Australian citizen;

(b)          performing duties under, or for the purposes of, the
Australian Citizenship Act 2007; and

(c)           holding, or occupying, or performing the duties of, a position classified as:

(i)            Senior Executive Service, Band Three, Two or One;

(ii)          Executive Level Two or Executive Level One (EL2 or EL1); or

(iii)        Australian Public Service, Levels Six, Five or Four (APS6, APS5 or APS4).

 

5.             An entrusted person of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, as defined in section 3 of the Act, who is located at Headquarters, and who is:

(a)           an Australian citizen;

(b)          the holder of, or is performing the duties of, a position classified as:

(i)            Secretary;

(ii)          Senior Executive Service, Band Three  (SES B3);

(iii)        Senior Executive Service, Band Two (SES B2), Visa and Citizenship Management Division, Visa and Citizenship Services;

(iv)        Senior Executive Service, Band One (SES B1), Family and Citizenship Programme Branch; or

(v)          Family and Citizenship Programme Branch:

A.           Citizenship Operations Section:

a.              Executive Level Two (EL2); or

B.            Citizenship Programme Management Section:

a.              Executive Level Two (EL2); or

C.            Stakeholder Engagement and Citizenship Ceremonies Section:

a.              Executive Level Two (EL2); or

b.             Executive Level One (EL1); or

D.           Citizenship Delivery Section:

a.              Executive Level Two (EL2).

 

6.             An entrusted person of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, as defined in section 3 of the Act, who is in an Australian Immigration and Border Protection Office Overseas or an Australian Diplomatic Mission, and who is:

(a)           an Australian citizen; and

(b)          the holder of, or is performing the duties of, one of the following positions within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection:

(i)            Senior Executive Service, Band Three, Two or One;

(ii)          Executive Level Two or Executive Level One (EL2 or EL1); or

(iii)        Australian Public Service, Level Six (APS 6).

 

7.             A person who is an Australian citizen, and who is holding, or occupying, or performing the duties of an Australian Diplomatic Consular and Trade Representative in any of the following offices at an Australian Diplomatic Mission:

(a)           High Commissioner;

(b)          Deputy High Commissioner;

(c)           Ambassador;

(d)          Consul General;

(e)           Chargé d'Affaires;

(f)           Chargé d'Affaires ad interim;

(g)          Consul, at a post at which he or she is the Senior Australian Diplomatic Representative; or

(h)          Trade Commissioner at a post where there is no representative from the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or from the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

8.             A person who is an Australian citizen, and who is holding, or occupying, or performing the duties of any of the following offices:

(a)           In the Australian Capital Territory:

(i)            Members of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly; or

(ii)          Director, Australian Capital Territory Office of Multicultural Affairs.

(b)          In New South Wales:

(i)            Governor of New South Wales;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Mayor of a local government council;

(iv)        Deputy Mayor, or Deputy Lord Mayor of  a local government council;

(v)          General Manager or CEO of a local government council; or

(vi)        Administrator of a local government council in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration.

(c)           In the Northern Territory:

(i)            Administrator of the Northern Territory;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Principal member of a local government council;

(iv)        Deputy principal member of a local government council;

(v)          Chief Executive Officer of a local government council;

(vi)        Chair, Nhulunbuy Town Board;

(vii)      Customs Officer, resident on Groote Eylandt; or

(viii)    Sub-Collector of Customs, Groote Eylandt.

(d)          In Queensland:

(i)            Governor of Queensland;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Mayor of a local government;

(iv)        Deputy Mayor of a local government;

(v)          Chief Executive Officer of a local government;

(vi)        Councillor, Brisbane City Council;

(vii)      Administrator of a local government in cases where a local government has been placed in administration;

(viii)    Councillor, Torres Strait Island Regional Council;

(ix)        Chair, Weipa Town Authority

(x)          Deputy Chair, Weipa Town Authority; or

(xi)        Superintendent, Weipa Town Authority.

 

(e)           In South Australia:

(i)            Governor of South Australia;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Deputy Lord Mayor of a City;

(iv)        Mayor or Chairperson of a local government council;

(v)          Deputy Mayor or Deputy Chairperson of a local government council;

(vi)        Administrator of a Municipality, or local government council in cases where a Municipality or local government council has been placed in administration;

(vii)      Chief Executive of a local government council;

(viii)    Secretary, Woomera Board; or

(ix)        President, Andamooka Progress and Opal Miners Association.

(f)           In Tasmania:

(i)            Governor of Tasmania;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Deputy Lord Mayor of a City;

(iv)        Mayor of a local government council;

(v)          Deputy Mayor of a local government council;

(vi)        General Manager of a local government council; or

(vii)      Administrator of a local government council in cases where a local government council has been placed in administration.

(g)          In Victoria:

(i)            Governor of Victoria;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Mayor of a local government council, except the Mayor of the City of Yarra Council and Mayor of the Darebin City Council;

(iv)        Deputy Mayor of a local government council, except the Deputy Mayor of the City of Yarra Council and the Deputy Mayor of the Darebin City Council;

(v)          Chief Executive Officer of a local government council, except the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Yarra Council and the Chief Executive Officer of the Darebin City Council;

(vi)        General Manager of a local government council, except the General Manager of the City of Yarra Council and the General Manager of the Darebin City Council;

(vii)      Governor-in-Council appointed Administrator of a local government council, except the City of Yarra Council and the Darebin City Council;

(viii)    Councillor, Robinvale Ward, Swan Hill, Rural City Council; or

(ix)        Administrator of a local government council, except the City of Yarra Council and the Darebin City Council, in cases where a local government council has been placed in administration.

(h)          In Western Australia:

(i)            Governor of Western Australia;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a City;

(iii)        Mayor of a City, Municipality or Town;

(iv)        Deputy Mayor or Deputy President of a City, Municipality, Shire or Town;

(v)          Chief Executive Officer of a City, Municipality, Shire or Town;

(vi)        President of Shire Council;

(vii)      Chairman of Commissioners in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration;

(viii)    Administrator of a local government council in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration;

(ix)        Councillor, Coastal Ward, Shire of Coorow;

(x)          Councillor, Shire of East Pilbara;

(xi)        Councillor, Shire of Moora;

(xii)      Councillor, Leinster Ward, Shire of Leonora;

(xiii)    Councillor, Town of Fitzroy Crossing, Shire of Derby/West Kimberley;

(xiv)    Councillor, Town of Kununurra, Shire of Wyndham/East Kimberley;

(xv)      Councillor, Shire of Ashburton; or

(i)            In Australian External Territories:

(i)            Station Leader, Australian Antarctic Base, Casey;

(ii)          Station Leader, Australian Antarctic Base, Davis;

(iii)        Station Leader, Australian Antarctic Base, Mawson;

(iv)        President, Shire of Christmas Island;

(v)          President, Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands;

(vi)        Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands;

(vii)      Administrator, Norfolk Island; or

(viii)    Vice Chairman, Lord Howe Island Board.

 


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.

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

 

o = order(s)

ad = added or inserted

Ord = Ordinance

am = amended

orig = original

amdt = amendment

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

c = clause(s)

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

pres = present

Ch = Chapter(s)

prev = previous

def = definition(s)

(prev…) = previously

Dict = Dictionary

Pt = Part(s)

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Div = Division(s)

 

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

reloc = relocated

    effect

renum = renumbered

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rep = repealed

gaz = gazette

rs = repealed and substituted

LA = Legislation Act 2003

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

    effect

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

SR = Statutory Rules

    cannot be given effect

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

mod = modified/modification

SubPt = Subpart(s)

No. = Number(s)

underlining = whole or part not

 

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017 – IMMI 17/098

16 August 2017

(F2017L01044)

17 August 2017

 

Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Amendment Instrument 2017 – IMMI 17/105

23 August 2017

(F2017L01074)

 

24 August 2017

 

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Subparagraph 8(g) of the Schedule

rs (F2017L01074)