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This instrument prescribes the Cyber Security Small Business Program.
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
Registered 16 Jun 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Jun-2017
Tabled Senate20-Jun-2017
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Industry Research and Development (Cyber Security Small Business Program) Instrument 2017

I, Arthur Sinodinos AO, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, make the following instrument.

Dated   14 June 2017

Arthur Sinodinos AO

Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Prescribed program....................................................................................................... 1

6............ Specified legislative power............................................................................................ 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (Cyber Security Small Business Program) Instrument 2017.

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.

17 June 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

4  Definitions

Note:          Entity is defined in the Act.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

CREST ANZ means CREST Australia New Zealand Ltd.

Note:          CREST is short for the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers.

small business means an entity that:

                     (a)  has an ABN, and is registered, within the meaning given by section 195‑1 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999; and

                     (b)  employs less than 20 people.

5  Prescribed program

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(1) of the Act, the program specified in item 1 of the following table is prescribed to the extent that it is with respect to the legislative power of the Parliament specified in section 6.

 

Prescribed program

Item

Column 1

Program

Column 2

Description and purpose of the program

1

Cyber Security Small Business Program

Financial assistance to:

(a) assist CREST ANZ to grow the pool of CREST ANZ approved members and to expand its range of cyber security services; and

(b) co‑fund small businesses to have their cyber security tested by CREST ANZ approved service providers.

6  Specified legislative power

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(3) of the Act, the legislative power of the Parliament to make laws with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services, is specified.