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This instrument declares that persons identified by the ACT Chief Health Officer in writing to be COVID-19 Response Volunteers who, without receiving any remuneration (other than payment of expenses incurred), assists in the delivery of ACT COVID emergency response services under the control or direction of an ACT Government officer, are taken to be an employee of the ACT for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, when rendering such assistance.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 15 Oct 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Oct-2021
Tabled Senate19-Oct-2021

                                                                                                                            

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of ACT Employee – COVID-19 Emergency Response Volunteers) Declaration 2021

I, MICHAELIA CASH, Minister for Industrial Relations, make the following declaration.

Dated   11 October 2021                                 

MICHAELIA CASH

Minister for Industrial Relations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 3

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 3

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 3

5  Declaration............................................................................................................................... 3

                                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Definition of ACT Employee COVID-19 Emergency Response Volunteers) Declaration 2021.

2  Commencement

                   This declaration commences on 12 August 2021.

3  Authority

                   This declaration is made under subsection 5(15) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.    

4   Definitions

                   In this instrument:

                   Act means the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

                   ACT means the Australian Capital Territory.

                   ACT Chief Health Officer means a person appointed by the Minister under s 7(1) of the Public Health Act 1997 (ACT).

5  Declaration

I declare that persons identified by the ACT Chief Health Officer in writing to be COVID-19 Response Volunteers who, without receiving any remuneration (other than payment of expenses incurred), and

 

(i)       at the request or direction, or for the benefit, of the ACT;

(ii)     in accordance with a requirement made by or under an ACT enactment; or

(iii)   at the request or direction, or for the benefit, of an authority or body established by an ACT enactment

 

assists in the delivery of ACT COVID emergency response services under the control or direction of an ACT Government officer, are taken to be an employee of the ACT for the purposes of the Act, when rendering such assistance.