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This instrument prescribes the International Space Investment Initiative Program.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Registered 04 Feb 2020
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Tabled HR05-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2020
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Industry Research and Development (International Space Investment Initiative Program) Instrument 2020

I, Karen Andrews, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, make the following instrument.

Dated   30 January 2020

Karen Andrews

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Prescribed program....................................................................................................... 1

6............ Specified legislative power............................................................................................ 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (International Space Investment Initiative Program) Instrument 2020.

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.

5 February 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

program means the International Space Investment Initiative Program.

relevant overseas organisation means any of the following:

                     (a)  a foreign government;

                     (b)  an agency or organisation of a foreign government;

                     (c)  an intergovernmental organisation.

5  Prescribed program

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 33(1) of the Act, the program is prescribed.

             (2)  The program provides funding:

                     (a)  to Australian organisations and businesses to enable them to do either or both of the following:

                              (i)  to participate in international space projects with relevant overseas organisations;

                             (ii)  to supply, or contribute (whether directly or indirectly) to supplying, goods and services that will be used by relevant overseas organisations for the purposes of international space projects; and

                     (b)  to relevant overseas organisations to enable them to do either or both of the following:

                              (i)  to participate in international space projects with Australian organisations and businesses;

                             (ii)  to purchase goods and services from Australian organisations and businesses for the purposes of international space projects.

             (3)  Without limiting subsection (2), the purposes of the program include the following:

                     (a)  to enable Australian organisations and businesses to participate in international space projects with relevant overseas organisations;

                     (b)  to encourage scientific and technical collaboration between Australian organisations and businesses and relevant overseas organisations;

                     (c)  to increase Australia’s participation in the global space industry.

6  Specified legislative power

                   For the purposes of subsection 33(3) of the Act, the powers of the Parliament to make laws with respect to the following are specified:

                     (a)  trade and commerce with other countries, and among the States (within the meaning of paragraph 51(i) of the Constitution);

                     (b)  external affairs (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxix) of the Constitution);

                     (c)  the government of a Territory (within the meaning of section 122 of the Constitution);

                     (d)  measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.