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IMMI 17/098 Authorisations & Authority(s) as made
This instrument updates the persons and classes of persons authorised to receive a pledge of commitment. In particular, this instrument operates to exclude from a class of persons who may receive a pledge of commitment certain positions of the City of Yarra Council.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 18 Aug 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Sep-2017
Tabled Senate04-Sep-2017
Date of repeal 18 Jan 2019
Repealed by Australian Citizenship (LIN 19/066: Persons Who May Receive a Pledge of Commitment) Instrument 2019
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
16-Oct-2017
Expiry Date:
07-Dec-2017
House:
Senate
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Negatived
Resolution Date:
13-Nov-2017
Resolution Time:
Provisions:

 

Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017

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. 

This Instrument, Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017, IMMI 17/098, commences on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislation. 

Dated   16/8/2017

Alex Hawke                            

THE HON ALEX HAWKE

Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection


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;

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

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

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

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

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

(ix)        Administrator of a local government council, except for the City of Yarra 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.