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These regulations repeal the AusCheck Regulations 2007 prior to the sunset date on 1 October 2017. These regulations also make minor amendments to the Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 and the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Regulations 2003 to update references and language to be consistent with the AusCheck Regulations 2017.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 31 Jul 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
Date of repeal 02 Aug 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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AusCheck and Other Laws (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) 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 July 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Michael Keenan

Minister for Justice

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Repeals and amendments                                                                                               2

Part 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                          2

AusCheck Regulations 2007                                                                                                                2

Part 2—Amendments                                                                                                                              3

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005                                                                               3

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Regulations 2003                                   3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the AusCheck and Other Laws (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) 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

1 August 2017.

1 August 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 following:

                     (a)  the AusCheck Act 2007;

                     (b)  the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004;

                     (c)  the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003.

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 1Repeals and amendments

Part 1Repeals

 AusCheck Regulations 2007

1  The whole of the Regulations

Repeal the Regulations.

Part 2Amendments 

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005

2  Subregulation 6.26A(1) (definition of AusCheck facility)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

AusCheck facility means a facility made available by the Secretary AGD for the purposes of the AusCheck scheme.

3  Paragraph 6.27AB(2)(b)

Omit “AusCheck Regulations 2007”, substitute “AusCheck Regulations 2017”.

4  Paragraph 6.29(1A)(a)

Omit “is advised of the outcome of the applicant’s background check under regulation 9 of the AusCheck Regulations 2007”, substitute “was given advice about the background check of the person under Subdivision A of Division 5 of Part 2 of the AusCheck Regulations 2017”.

5  Subparagraph 6.29(1A)(b)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  was advised or informed under Subdivision A of Division 5 of Part 2 of AusCheck Regulations 2017 that the person has an unfavourable criminal history (within the meaning of those regulations); or

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Regulations 2003

6  Subregulation 6.07B(1) (definition of AusCheck facility)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

AusCheck facility means a facility made available by the Secretary AGD for the purposes of the AusCheck scheme.

7  Paragraph 6.08BB(2)(b)

Omit “AusCheck Regulations 2007”, substitute “AusCheck Regulations 2017”.

8  Paragraph 6.08M(1)(eb)

Omit “subregulation 5(5) of the AusCheck Regulations 2007.”, substitute “subsection 10(2) of the AusCheck Regulations 2017; or”.