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These regulations amend Schedule 1AB to the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for a spending activity administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
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Registered 12 Aug 2019
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Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Prime Minister and Cabinet Measures No. 2) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 08 August 2019

David Hurley

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 (Prime Minister and Cabinet Measures No. 2) Regulations 2019.

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.

13 August 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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:

 

351

Prevention of Financial Abuse of Women

To fund measures directed at preventing and responding to the financial abuse of women, and supporting women’s economic independence, including by providing funding to do the following:

(a) identify resources currently being used, and measures currently being undertaken, to achieve these objectives;

(b) engage with community, public and private sector organisations around measures to achieve these objectives;

(c) implement appropriate measures to achieve these objectives on a national scale;

(d) develop community education initiatives (including through online channels) to achieve these objectives.

These objectives also have the effect they would have if they were limited to providing funding for measures:

(a) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under Articles 2(e) and (f), 5(a) and 16 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women; or

(c) undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.