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This instrument prescribes the Digital Earth Australia Program.
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science
Registered 21 Jun 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Jun-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
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Industry Research and Development (Digital Earth Australia Program) Instrument 2017

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

Dated   16 June 2017

Arthur Sinodinos

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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 (Digital Earth Australia 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.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

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

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Digital Earth Australia Program

Arranging and enabling the storage, analysis and availability of satellite and other data to provide information to the Commonwealth and the public about Australian and international landscapes and marine environments.

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 the following powers of the Constitution are specified:

(a)    communications power (s 51(v)); and

(b)   census and statistics power (s 51(xi)); and

(c)    implied nationhood power; and

(d)   express incidental power and executive power (s 51(xxxix) and s 61).