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This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program administered by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.
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Registered 23 Jul 2020
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Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications Measures No. 6) 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 23 July 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 (Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications Measures No. 6) 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.

24 July 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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Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program

To provide financial assistance to:

(a) local government bodies, and similar bodies responsible for providing local community services and infrastructure; and

(b) States and Territories;

for the construction, maintenance or improvement of:

(c) roads and associated facilities; and

(d) community infrastructure;

as a measure to support recovery from the adverse effects of the national crisis resulting from the coronavirus known as COVID‑19.

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

(a) with respect to trade and commerce with other countries, or among the States and Territories; or

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

(c) for, or in relation to, Indigenous Australians or particular groups of Indigenous Australians; or

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

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 6;

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2; or

(e) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

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