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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 Social Services.
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Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 12 Aug 2019
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Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Social Services Measures No. 3) 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 (Social Services Measures No. 3) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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:

 

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability—advocacy and other support services

To provide funding to organisations to provide either or both of the following:

(a) support services (including advocacy services) to assist persons to make submissions to, and appear before, the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability;

(b) support services (including counselling and referral services) before, during and after the Royal Commission, to persons affected by the Royal Commission whether or not they participate in it.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding for measures:

(a) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(b) for the provision of sickness benefits or medical services; or

(c) with respect to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(d) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under one or more of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (particularly Articles 4, 16 and 29);

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4, 23 and 24);

(iii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Articles 2 and 12); or

(e) done in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(f) in, or in relation to, a Territory.