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Defence Amendment (2020 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2020

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  • - F2020L01315
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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Defence Regulation 2016 to insert a note that makes it absolutely clear that the common law requirements of procedural fairness continue to apply to decisions made regarding the early termination of a member's service under section 24.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 16 Oct 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Defence Amendment (2020 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 15 October 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Darren Chester

Minister for Defence Personnel

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Defence Regulation 2016                                                                                                                     2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Defence Amendment (2020 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.

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 Defence Act 1903.

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

  

Defence Regulation 2016

1  At the end of subsection 24(3)

Add:

Note:          This subsection does not exclude or limit the operation of the common law relating to procedural fairness.