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This regulation amends Schedule 1AB to the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for spending activities administered by the Attorney-General’s Department.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 29 Jun 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Attorney‑General’s Portfolio Measures No. 2) Regulations 2017

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 regulations.

Dated 27 June 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Attorney-General’s Portfolio Measures No. 2) Regulations 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.

30 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997.

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

  

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

1  In the appropriate position in Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

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National Facial Biometric Matching Capability

To facilitate the secure and accountable sharing of facial images and associated identity information between Commonwealth, State and Territory agencies to promote identity security, national security and law enforcement by funding the establishment and ongoing costs of the Interoperability Hub and National Driver Licence Facial Recognition Solution, to the extent that the measures:

(a) are in connection with online and electronic communications; or

(b) are for the purposes of the defence of the Commonwealth and the States; or

(c) relate to aliens or immigrants; or

(d) relate to a Territory; or

(e) are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(f) are undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.