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This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on certain activities 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 26 Jun 2020
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Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Social Services Measures No. 2) Regulations 2020

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 25 June 2020

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. 2) Regulations 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.

27 June 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 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 3 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

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Grants to University of Technology Sydney for Anti‑Slavery Australia—Complex Violence Intervention (Forced Marriage) Project

To provide funding to University of Technology Sydney for Anti‑Slavery Australia to develop and implement measures to prevent forced marriage, including by:

(a) establishing and maintaining an online forum to offer information, support and assistance to those at risk of forced marriage; and

(b) providing training and resources to community workers to enhance their ability to support and assist those at risk of forced marriage.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to 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 one or more of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, particularly Articles 2, 3 and 16;

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 32, 34, 35 and 36;

(iii) the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 23;

(iv) the Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery, particularly Article 1.

 

2  In the appropriate position in Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

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National Centre for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

To provide funding for the establishment, and ongoing costs, of a national centre to carry out the functions set out in Recommendation 9.9 of the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and to assist in responding to and preventing child sexual abuse.

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

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 19 and 39; or

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