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This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on a certain activity administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Administered by: Finance
General Comments: This instrument was registered at 10.53 am (by legal time in the Australian Capital Territory) on 23 July 2021.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 23 Jul 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
Date of repeal 19 Oct 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 (Prime Minister and Cabinet Measures No. 5) 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 23 July 2021

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 (Prime Minister and Cabinet Measures No. 5) 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.  The whole of this instrument

Immediately after this instrument is registered.

10.53 am (A.C.T.)

23 July 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 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  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”)

Before “To provide”, insert:

Certain persons residing or employed in a COVID‑19 hotspot unable to earn usual income

2  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, subparagraph (c)(i) (first occurring))

Omit “of more than 7 days”.

3  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, paragraph (e) (first occurring))

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

(e) have, or had, no available pandemic‑related paid leave entitlements to cover the period of the restrictions; and

4  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, paragraph (fa))

Repeal the paragraph.

5  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, at the end of paragraph (g) (first occurring))

Add:

 or (iii) pandemic payments from a State or Territory;

6  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”)

Before “In addition” (first occurring), insert:

Certain persons previously in a COVID‑19 hotspot unable to earn usual income

7  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, subparagraph (c)(i) (second occurring))

Omit “for a period of more than 7 days”.

8  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, paragraph (d) (second occurring))

Omit “of more than 7 days”.

9  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, paragraph (g) (second occurring))

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

(g) have, or had, no available pandemic‑related paid leave entitlements to cover the period of the restrictions; and

10  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, paragraph (ha))

Repeal the paragraph.

11  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, at the end of paragraph (i))

Add:

or (iii) pandemic payments from a State or Territory;

12  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”)

Before “In addition” (second occurring), insert:

Certain persons residing or employed in State or Territory but outside COVID‑19 hotspot unable to earn usual income

13  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, subparagraph (c)(i) (third occurring))

Omit “(the hotspot public health order)”.

14  Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table item 492, column headed “Objective(s)”, paragraphs (d) to (g) (third occurring))

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

(ca) at the particular time, do not reside and are not employed, or did not reside and were not employed, in a location determined by the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer to be a COVID‑19 hotspot for the purposes of Commonwealth support; and

(d) are or were unable to earn their usual income as a direct or indirect result of the restrictions imposed by a public health order of the State or Territory; and

(e) have, or had, no available pandemic‑related paid leave entitlements to cover the period for which the financial assistance is provided; and

(f) make a declaration in relation to where they reside and are employed, or resided and were employed, during the period of the restrictions; and

(g) declare that they are or were unable to earn their usual income as a result of the restrictions imposed by a public health order of the State or Territory; and