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This instrument specifies bodies or organisations for the purposes of the definition of ‘sporting body’ under the National Sports Tribunal Act 2019. It is updated to include State and Territory institutes of sport.
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Registered 09 Jun 2021

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National Sports Tribunal Act 2019—Specification of Sporting Body Instrument 2021

 

I, John Boultbee AM, Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Tribunal, make the following instrument.

 

Dated 8 June 2021      

 

 

 

 

 

Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Tribunal

 

 

 


Part 1 - Specification

1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Sports Tribunal Act 2019—Specification of Sporting Body Instrument 2021

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences the day after registration.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 5(3) of the National Sports Tribunal Act 2019.

4  Definitions

Note:          The following expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Act:

·      Sport Integrity Australia CEO;

·      sporting body.

                   In this instrument:

     Act means the National Sports Tribunal Act 2019.

5  Specification – anti-doping disputes and appeals

                   For sections 22, 31, 32 and 33 of the Act, and any other provision of the Act to the extent it relates to any of those sections, each sporting organisation or body that has an anti-doping policy that has been approved by the Sport Integrity Australia  CEO is specified for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of sporting body in subsection 5(1) of the Act.

6  Specification – other sport-related disputes and appeals, and alternative dispute resolution

(1)  For sections 23, 24, 25, 26, 34 and 35 of the Act, and any other provision of the Act to the extent it relates to any of those sections, each sporting organisation or body that is a State or Territory institute of sport, however described, is specified for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of sporting body in subsection 5(1) of the Act.

             (2)  For sections 23, 24, 25, 26, 34 and 35 of the Act, and any other provision of the Act to the extent it relates to any of those sections, sporting organisations or bodies which are of a national character, and which:

                     (a) organise or administer the affairs of more than one sport; or

                     (b)  organise or conduct multi-sport events at a national level; or

                     (c) train, select or provide finance for national teams to take part in international sporting competitions

                   are specified for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of sporting body in subsection 5(1) of the Act.

             (3)  For the avoidance of doubt, the following bodies are not specified for the purposes of subsections 6(1) and (2):

                     (a)  a body established by a law of the Commonwealth;

                     (b)  a Commonwealth company within the meaning of section 89 of the Public Governance, Perfomance and Accountability Act 2013.

 

 

Schedule 1 – Repeal

1 Repeal of earlier Specification

                   The National Sports Tribunal Act 2019 – Specification of Sporting Body Instrument 2020 (No. 1) is repealed.