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Regulations as made
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 Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Administered by: Finance
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 11 Dec 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2021
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2021
To be repealed 12 May 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Agriculture, Water and the Environment Measures No. 7) 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 10 December 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Simon Birmingham

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. 7) 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.

12 December 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:

 

454

Restoring native aquatic animals in the Murray‑Darling Basin and providing employment for Indigenous Australians

To support the restoration of native aquatic species and natural habitat in the Murray‑Darling Basin and to provide employment for Indigenous Australians, including by:

(a) establishing a hatchery, grow‑out facility and drought recovery centre for native aquatic species, with integrated commercial operations, in Menindee; and

(b) establishing a hatchery and grow‑out facility for native aquatic species, with integrated commercial operations, in St George; and

(c) restoring the natural habitat of native aquatic species; and

(d) conducting research activities in relation to native aquatic species.

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

(a) with respect to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 6(a), 8(d) and (f) and 10(d).

455

Reef Builder—the coastal communities recovery project

To support measures to rebuild and prevent the extinction of shellfish reefs along the Australian coastline to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 8(d) and (f) and 10(e).

456

Murray‑Darling Basin Water Information Platform

To establish and maintain an online water information platform relating to the Murray‑Darling Basin to provide information about matters such as the following:

(a) water availability, allocations, use and trade;

(b) water planning, policies and programs;

(c) water levels in storages and in‑stream flow rates;

(d) water resource management and planning arrangements;

(e) environmental watering events;

(f) water markets and trading.

457

National Forest Industries Plan—Online Resources

To support the growth of Australia’s renewable timber and wood‑fibre industry through developing online guidance material and advice for:

(a) persons engaging in farm forestry and private native forestry; and

(b) forest resources managers of Indigenous‑owned or Indigenous‑managed land.