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Regulations as made
This instrument repeals and replaces the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Regulations 1984 which were to sunset 1 April 2018.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 26 Sep 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Oct-2017
Tabled Senate16-Oct-2017

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection 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 18 September 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Josh Frydenberg

Minister for the Environment and Energy

 

 

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1

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

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

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

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

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

Part 2—Matters prescribed for purposes of Act                                                                          2

6............ Identity cards for authorized officers............................................................................. 2

7............ Prescribed authority....................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Form of identity card                                                                                        3

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       4

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Regulations 1984                        4


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection 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.

27 September 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

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.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

Part 2Matters prescribed for purposes of Act

  

6  Identity cards for authorized officers

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 17(2) of the Act, the form in Schedule 1 is prescribed.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 17(3)(b) of the Act, the following particulars of an identity card are prescribed:

                     (a)  the name of the authorized officer;

                     (b)  the identity card number;

                     (c)  the date that appears on the identity card.

7  Prescribed authority

                   For the purposes of paragraph 21(1)(c) of the Act, the National Museum of Australia is a prescribed authority for safekeeping.


Schedule 1Form of identity card

  

Note:       See subsection 6(1).

IDENTITY CARD NO.

I, (name of Minister or delegate of Minister), Minister for (title of Minister) (or delegate of Minister), hereby certify that (name and description of authorized officer), whose photograph appears on this card, is an authorized officer under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

 

Dated                                                        20        .                                              

(Signature of Minister
 or delegate of Minister
)
Minister or
Delegate of Minister


Schedule 2Repeals

  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Regulations 1984

1  The whole of the Regulations

Repeal the Regulations.