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This instrument authorises the Hon Mark Dreyfus MP to act for the Hon Michelle Rowland MP as Minister for Communications from 2 January 2023 to 15 January 2023 inclusive.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Registered 01 Jun 2023
Date ceased to have effect 15 Jan 2023
Ceased by Self Ceasing


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Acts Interpretation (Ministerial Acting Arrangements for the Communications Portfolio) Authorisation (No. 1) 2022



I, The Hon Michelle Rowland MP, Minister for Communications, acting in accordance with sections 19 and 34AAB of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, and all other powers thereunto enabling, as the case requires, hereby authorise the Hon Mark Dreyfus, Attorney General, to exercise, on my behalf, all my powers and functions, including powers and functions conferred on me by any law of the Commonwealth.


This instrument commences on 2 January 2023 and ceases to have effect at the end of
15 January 2023

Dated 9 December 2022                                                                            

The Hon Michelle Rowland

Minister for Communications


Note:         The name of this instrument was amended on registration as the instrument as lodged did not have a unique name (see subsection 10(2), Legislation Rule 2016).