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Crimes Amendment (Worker Screening) Regulations 2021

Authoritative Version
  • - F2021L00143
  • In force - Latest Version
Regulations as made
This instrument amends the Crimes Regulations 2019 to prescribe State and Territory persons and bodies and the relevant laws under which they are authorised for the purposes of sections 85ZZGI, 85ZZGJ and 85ZZGK of the Crimes Act 1914 (the Crimes Act). It also updates a prescribed body and prescribed law for the purposes of sections 85ZZGB, 85ZZGC and 85ZZGD of the Crimes Act.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 22 Feb 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Feb-2021
Tabled Senate24-Feb-2021
To be repealed 25 Jun 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Crimes Amendment (Worker Screening) Regulations 2021

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 18 February 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Christian Porter

Attorney‑General

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Crimes Regulations 2019                                                                                                                     2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Crimes Amendment (Worker Screening) Regulations 2021.

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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 February 2021

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 and 2

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 February 2021

3.  Schedule 1, item 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 1 to this instrument; and

(b) the time Part 2 of the Disability Services and Other Legislation (Worker Screening) Amendment Act 2020 (Qld) commences.

23 February 2021 (paragraph (a) applies)

3.  Schedule 1, item 4

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this instrument is registered; and

(b) the time Part 2 of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Worker Screening) Act 2020 (WA) commences.

23 February 2021 (paragraph (a) applies)

5.  Schedule 1, item 5

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 February 2021

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 Crimes Act 1914.

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

  

Crimes Regulations 2019

1  Section 20 (table item 2)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

2

Secretary, within the meaning of the Worker Screening Act 2020 (Vic.)

Worker Screening Act 2020 (Vic.)

2  Section 20A (after table item 1)

Insert:

 

1A

Secretary, within the meaning of the Worker Screening Act 2020 (Vic.)

Worker Screening Act 2020 (Vic.)

3  Section 20A (after table item 1A)

Insert:

 

1B

Chief executive, within the meaning of the Disability Services Act 2006 (Qld)

Disability Services Act 2006 (Qld)

4  Section 20A (before table item 2)

Insert:

 

1C

CEO, within the meaning of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Worker Screening) Act 2020 (WA)

National Disability Insurance Scheme (Worker Screening) Act 2020 (WA)

5  Section 20A (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

5

Screening Agency declared under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Worker Clearance) Act 2020 (NT)

National Disability Insurance Scheme (Worker Clearance) Act 2020 (NT)