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Electronic Transactions Amendment Regulations 2021

Authoritative Version
  • - F2022L00021
  • In force - Latest Version
Regulations as made
This instrument amends the Electronic Transactions Regulations 2020 to ensure that the exemptions to the operation of the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 remain relevant in light of current and emerging digital channels and consumer preferences. It removes thirty-three exemptions and reduces in scope one exemption.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 10 Jan 2022
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Electronic Transactions Amendment 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 16 December 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Michaelia Cash

Attorney‑General

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Electronic Transactions Regulations 2020                                                                                      2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Electronic Transactions Amendment 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.

11 January 2022

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 Electronic Transactions Act 1999.

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

  

Electronic Transactions Regulations 2020

1  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (cell at table item 19, column 1, paragraph (b))

After “other than sections 184 and 184A”, insert“, subparagraphs 194(1A)(a)(ii) and (iii), and paragraph 194(1A)(d)”.

2  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (table items 31 to 34, 38 to 41, 46 to 48, 50, 51, 54 to 56, 61, 62, 64 to 66, 68, 70 to 76, 79, 80, 92 and 93)

Repeal the items.