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This instrument determines the class of Category A identification documents for the purpose of section 5AA of the AusCheck Regulations 2017.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 04 Nov 2020

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

I, Michael Pezzullo AO, Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs, make this instrument under section 5AA of the AusCheck Regulations 2017.

 

Dated    02 November 2020

 

Michael Pezzullo AO

Department of Home Affairs

 

 


 

Part 1—­Preliminary

1  Name

                 This instrument is the AusCheck (Category A identification documents) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

                 This instrument commences on the day after this instrument is registered.

3  Authority

                 This instrument is made under section 5AA of the AusCheck Regulations 2017 (the regulations).

4  Category A identification documents

                 Schedule 1 to this instrument determines the class of Category A identification documents for the purpose of section 5AA of the regulations. 

                   Note: If a document of the class determined in Schedule 1 cannot be verified electronically by AusCheck for the purpose of a background check, subparagraph 5(1)(m)(ia) of the regulations provides that AusCheck can use details of one or more of the applicants Category B identification documents or Category C identification documents to verify electronically the individual’s identity for the purposes of a background check.

5  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                 Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1—Category A identification documents    

 

Item

Category A identification documents

1

A birth certificate issued by the Government of Tasmania and registered before 1970

2

A birth certificate issued by the Government of Norfolk Island

3

A birth certificate issued by the Government of New South Wales before 1952 (where the birth certificate only contains a district number)

4

A birth certificate showing the person’s place of birth as Christmas Island, which was issued before 1993

5

A birth certificate showing the person’s place of birth as the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, which was registered before 1977

6

Special Category visas

7

Queensland birth certificates registered before 1941

8

A birth certificate issued by the Government of Tasmania where the person whose birth is recorded on the birth certificate is identified by only a single name (being either a first name or a surname but not both).

9

A birth certificate issued by the Government of Queensland where the person whose birth is recorded on the birth certificate is identified by only a single name (being either a first name or a surname but not both).

10

A birth certificate showing a person’s birth in South Australia and which was issued by the districts of Adelaide, Angaston, Burra, Clare, Daly, Encounter Bay, Flinders, Frome, Gawler, Gilbert, Grey, Hindmarsh, Kapunda, Mount Barker, Murray, Norwood, Pinnaroo, Pirie, Port Adelaide, Robe, Talunga and Willunga.