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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 Education, Skills and Employment.
Administered by: Finance
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 16 Oct 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Education, Skills and Employment 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 15 October 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 (Education, Skills and Employment 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.

17 October 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:

 

435

PaTH Business Placement Partnerships

To develop and deliver, in collaboration with industry and employer groups, measures to assist young people to find employment (including apprenticeships, traineeships and other work experience opportunities) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under one or more of the following:

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

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

(c) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1, 2 and 4.

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

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

(b) the provision of unemployment benefits (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution).

436

Australian Training Awards

To support a national awards scheme recognising achievement by individuals (including students) and organisations in the vocational education and training sector by funding:

(a) monetary prizes forming part of awards; and

(b) expenses associated with the awards judging process, presenting awards to recipients and promoting the awards program;

as a measure that is peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to the provision of, or measures incidental to the provision of, benefits to students (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution).

437

National Careers Institute—Digital Platform

To develop, and provide online, information to support individuals and organisations to access, understand and compare:

(a) education, training, skills development and other learning options; and

(b) occupational choices; and

(c) employment opportunities; and

(d) advice about finding, applying for and gaining employment; and

(e) labour market trends; and

(f) other careers information in the possession of the Commonwealth.

438

National Training System Commonwealth Own Purpose Expenditure Program

To provide essential governance and infrastructure for the operation of the national training system, including through the provision of funding for:

(a) vocational education and training (VET) data collection, analysis and research; and

(b) the development and evaluation of VET policy; and

(c) the development of VET standards, frameworks and supporting materials; and

(d) the collection and publication of VET information; and

(e) the development, hosting and maintenance of infrastructure (including telecommunication systems) to support the VET sector;

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

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

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

(h) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1 and 2.

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) with respect to census and statistics; or

(c) undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.