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These regulations amend the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on a certain activity administered by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
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Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 29 Jun 2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Agriculture, Water and the Environment Measures No. 4) 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 (Agriculture, Water and the Environment Measures No. 4) 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.

30 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 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

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National Environmental Science Program

To support Australian Government and other decision‑makers to understand, manage, conserve and restore Australia’s environment with the best available information based on world class science, by providing funding for:

(a) research; and

(b) the enhancement of research capabilities; and

(c) the development, communication and accessibility of research findings and practical guidance.

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

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under international agreements, including:

(i) the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 6 and 12; and

(ii) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Articles 4(1)(b) and (g); or

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