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LIN 19/066 Other as made
This instrument revokes the Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017 (IMMI 17/098) and operates to authorise persons and the different class of persons able to receive the pledge of commitment of Australian citizenship.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 17 Jan 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2019
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2019

 

Australian Citizenship (LIN 19/066: Persons Who May Receive a Pledge of Commitment) Instrument 2019

I, David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, acting under subsections 27(4) and 27(5) of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 (the Act):  

(1)          revoke the following in accordance with subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901:

(a)    Citizenship (Authorisation) Revocation and Authorisation Instrument 2017 (IMMI 17/098) (F2017L01044), signed on 16 August 2017; and

(b)   Instrument of authorisation (IMMI 09/129), signed on 16 November 2009; and

(2)          authorise each of the following to receive a pledge of commitment:

(a)      a person;

(b)     a class of persons;

holding, occupying, or performing the duties of, one or more of the positions specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument. 

This instrument, Australian Citizenship (LIN 19/066: Persons Who May Receive a Pledge of Commitment) Instrument 2019, commences on the day after registration on the Federal Registry of Legislation.

Dated 3/1/19

David Coleman

The Hon. David Coleman MP

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 

Schedule 1Persons or Classes of Persons Authorised to Receive a Pledge of Commitment under subsections 27(4) and 27(5) 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, 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 Act; and

(c)           holding, occupying, or performing the duties of, a position classified as one of the following:

(i)            Senior Executive Service, Band Three, Band Two or Band One;

(ii)          Executive Level Two or Level One;

(iii)        Australian Public Service, Level Six, Level Five or Level Four.

5.             An entrusted person of the Department, as defined in section 3 of the Act, who is located at Headquarters, and who is:

(a)           an Australian citizen; and

(b)          holding, occupying, or performing the duties of, a position classified as one of the following:

(i)            the Secretary;

(ii)          Senior Executive Service, Band Three;

(iii)        Senior Executive Service, Band Two in the Refugee, Citizenship and Multicultural Programs Division;

(iv)        Senior Executive Service, Band One, in the Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Programs Branch;

(v)          Executive Level Two in the Citizenship Operations Section of the Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Programs Branch;

(vi)        Executive Level Two in the Citizenship Program Management Section of the Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Programs Branch;

(vii)      Executive Level Two or Executive Level One in the Stakeholder Engagement and Citizenship Ceremonies Section of the Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Programs Branch.

6.             An entrusted person of the Department, as defined in section 3 of the Act, who is based in an Australian Immigration and Border Protection Office Overseas or an Australian Diplomatic Mission, and who is:

(a)           an Australian citizen; and

(b)          holding, occupying, or performing the duties of, a position within the Department classified as one of the following:

(i)            Senior Executive Service, Band Three, Band Two or Band One;

(ii)          Executive Level Two or Level One;

(iii)        Australian Public Service, Level Six.

7.      A person who is an Australian citizen, and who is holding, occupying, or performing the duties of an Australian Diplomatic Consular and Trade Representative in any one of the following positions 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, serving as a Senior Australian Diplomatic Representative;

(h)          Trade Commissioner at a post where there is no representative from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the Department.

8.      A person who is an Australian citizen, and who is holding, occupying, or performing the duties of any one of the following positions:

(a)           In the Australian Capital Territory:

(i)            Member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly;

(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 of  a local government council;

(v)          Deputy Lord Mayor of  a local government council;

(vi)        General Manager of a local government council;

(vii)      Chief Executive Officer of a local government council;

(viii)    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;

(viii)    Sub-Collector of Customs on 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 under administration;

(viii)    Councillor, Torres Strait Island Regional Council;

(ix)        Chair, Weipa Town Authority;

(x)          Deputy Chair, Weipa Town Authority;

(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 of a local government council;

(v)          Chairperson of a local government council;

(vi)        Deputy Mayor of a local government council;

(vii)      Deputy Chairperson of a local government council;

(viii)    Administrator of a Municipality, or a local government council in cases where a Municipality or a local government council has been placed under administration;

(ix)        Chief Executive Officer of a local government council;

(x)          Secretary, Woomera Board;

(xi)        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;

(vii)      Administrator of a local government council in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration;

(g)           In Victoria:

(i)            Governor of Victoria;

(ii)          Lord Mayor of a city;

(iii)        Mayor of a local government council, except the:

(A)        Mayor of the City of Yarra Council; and

(B)         Mayor of the Darebin City Council;

(iv)        Deputy Mayor of a local government council, except the:

(A)        Deputy Mayor of the City of Yarra Council; and

(B)         Deputy Mayor of the Darebin City Council;

(v)          Chief Executive Officer of a local government council, except the:

(A)        Chief Executive Officer of the City of Yarra Council; and

(B)         Chief Executive Officer of the Darebin City Council;

(vi)        General Manager of a local government council, except the:

(A)        General Manager of the City of Yarra Council; and

(B)         General Manager of the Darebin City Council;

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

(A)        City of Yarra Council; and

(B)         Darebin City Council;

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

(ix)        Administrator of a local government council, in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration, except in the

(A)        City of Yarra Council; and

(B)         Darebin City Council;

(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 of a city, municipality, shire or town;

(v)          Deputy President of a city, municipality, shire or town;

(vi)        Chief Executive Officer of a city, municipality, shire or town;

(vii)      President of a shire council;

(viii)    Chairman of Commissioners in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration;

(ix)        Administrator of a local government council in cases where a local government council has been placed under administration;

(x)          Councillor, Coastal Ward, Shire of Coorow;

(xi)        Councillor, Shire of East Pilbara;

(xii)      Councillor, Shire of Moora;

(xiii)    Councillor, Leinster Ward, Shire of Leonora;

(xiv)    Councillor, Town of Fitzroy Crossing, Shire of Derby/West Kimberley;

(xv)      Councillor, Town of Kununurra, Shire of Wyndham/East Kimberley;

(xvi)    Councillor, Shire of Ashburton;

(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;

(viii)    Vice Chairman, Lord Howe Island Board.