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This instrument amends the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 to establish legislative authority for government spending on Australia Day Celebrations administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Administered by: Finance
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 28A
Registered 25 Nov 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-Nov-2021
Tabled Senate30-Dec-2021
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Prime Minister and Cabinet Measures No. 10) 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 25 November 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. 10) 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

The day after this instrument is registered.

26 November 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  In the appropriate position in Part 4 of Schedule 1AB (table)

Insert:

 

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Australia Day Celebrations

To support Australia Day celebrations, including by providing funding to support the following:

(a) Australia Day events;

(b) communication campaigns that promote Australia Day;

as a measure that is peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

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

(a) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) with respect to aliens (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xix) of the Constitution); or

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

(d) with respect to immigrants; or

(e) involving the grant of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(f) undertaken in, or in relation to, a Territory.