Index of Matters

Index of matters

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The Index of matters lists all disallowable instruments about which the committee has raised a concern (formerly the Scrutiny of Disallowable Instruments list). 

Please refer to the relevant Delegated Legislation Monitor for the committee's full comment on an individual matter.

Matters which the committee has raised on an advice-only basis are listed as 'no response required' (NRR).

Meeting held 25 March 2015

Instrument name Issue Matter concluded
Defence Determination 2015/7, Deployment allowance - amendment retrospectivity
(Monitor 4/15)
NRR
Defence Determination 2015/8, Post indexes amendment retrospectivity
(Monitor 4/15)
NRR
Numerous instruments that appear to rely on subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 drafting
(Monitor 4/15)
NRR

Meeting held 18 March 2015

Instrument name Issue Matter concluded
Telecommunications (Labelling Notice for Customer Equipment and Customer Cabling) Instrument 2015 [F2015L00190] drafting
(Monitor 3/15)
NRR
National Health (Price and Special Patient Contribution) Amendment Determination 2015 (No. 1) (PB 11 of 2015) [F2015L00208]  consultation
(Monitor 3/15) 
NRR 
Numerous instruments that appear to rely on subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 drafting
(Monitor 3/15)
NRR

Meeting held 4 March 2015

Instrument name Issue Matter concluded
AASB 15 — Revenue from Contracts with Customers — December 2014 [F2015L00115] consultation
(Monitor 2/15)
Numerous instruments that appear to rely on subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 drafting
(Monitor 2/15)
NRR

Meeting held 11 February 2015

Instrument name Issue Matter concluded
Amendment to the list of threatened species under section 178, 181 and 183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (158) (03/12/2014) [F2014L01681]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15) 
18/3/2015
(Monitor 3/15) 
Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Amendment (2012 to 2014 Measures—Protected Areas and Managed Areas) Proclamation 2014 [F2014L01737]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15)
NRR 
Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Amendment (2012 and 2013 Measures—Historic Sites and Monuments) Proclamation 2014 [F2014L01740]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15) 
NRR 
Banking (prudential standard) determination No. 3 of 2014 - Prudential Standard APS 001 – Definitions [F2014L01649]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15)
25/3/2015
(Monitor 4/15) 
CASA EX168/14 - Exemption from paragraph 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 for Airbus 330 aircraft operated by Qantas Airways Limited [F2014L01644]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15)
18/3/2015
(Monitor 3/15) 
CASA 295/14 - Permission and direction — helicopter operations by Wellspring Rural Services Pty Ltd, trading as Northern Helicopter Charter [F2014L01777]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15) 
18/3/2015
(Monitor 3/15) 
CASA 293/14 - Permission and direction — helicopter operations by Northshore Holdings (NT) Pty Limited, trading as Remote Helicopters Australia [F2015L00024]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15) 
18/3/2015
(Monitor 3/15) 
Clean Energy Legislation Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014 [F2014L01606]  retrospectivity
(Monitor 1/15) 
NRR 
Competition and Consumer (Monitoring of Prices, Costs and Profits) Repeal Direction 2014 [F2014L01749]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15) 
4/3/2015
(Monitor 2/15) 
Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1) [F2014L01616]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15)
25/3/2015
(Monitor 4/15) 
Customs (Japanese Rules of Origin) Regulation 2014 [F2014L01713]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15)
NRR 
Defence Determination 2014/58, Benchmark schools, location allowance and hardship posts - amendment  retrospectivity  NRR
Fair Work (Building Industry—Accreditation Scheme) Amendment Regulation 2014 [F2014L01736]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15)
4/3/2015 
(Monitor 2/15)
Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 - Reporting guidelines for the purposes of section 253 [F2014L01755]  retrospective effect
(Monitor 1/15) 
4/3/2015
(Monitor 2/15) 
Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2014 Measures No. 2) Regulation 2014 [F2014L01721]  a) previously unauthorised expenditure
b) authority for expenditure
(Monitor 1/15) 
NRR 
Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2014 Measures No. 3) Regulation 2014 [F2014L01697]  a) previously unauthorised expenditure
b) authority for expenditure
(Monitor 1/15)
NRR 
Legislative Instruments Amendment (Exemptions) Regulation 2014 [F2014L01730]  sunsetting 
(Monitor 1/15)
25/3/2015
(Monitor 4/15) 
Migration Act 1958 - Determination of Protection (Class XA) and Refugee Humanitarian (Class XB) Visas 2014 - IMMI 14/117 [F2014L01819]  consultation
(Monitor 1/15) 
25/3/2015
(Monitor 4/15) 
Migration Amendment (2014 Measures No. 2) Regulation 2014 [F2014L01696]  retrospective effect
(Monitor 1/15) 
25/3/2015
(Monitor 4/15) 
Student Identifiers (Exemptions) Instrument 2014 [F2014L01754]  drafting
(Monitor 1/15) 
NRR 
Numerous instruments that appear to rely on subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901  drafting
(Monitor 1/15) 
NRR 
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