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Royal Commissions Amendment (Defence and Veteran Suicide Private Sessions) Regulations 2021

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), GovernorGeneral of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 30 September 2021

David Hurley


By His Excellency’s Command

Michaelia Cash








1 Name

2 Commencement

3 Authority

4 Schedules

Schedule 1—Amendments

Royal Commissions Regulations 2019

1  Name

  This instrument is the Royal Commissions Amendment (Defence and Veteran Suicide Private Sessions) 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




1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

6 October 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Note: This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Royal Commissions Act 1902.

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  Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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


Royal Commissions Regulations 2019

1  Section 4


Defence and Veteran Royal Commission means the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide, established by Letters Patent dated 8 July 2021.

2  At the end of section 7


 ; (c) the Defence and Veteran Royal Commission.