Scrutiny of Disallowable Instruments 2012

Scrutiny of Disallowable Instruments 2012

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The 'Scrutiny of Disallowable Instruments' lists those disallowable instruments (both legislative and non-legislative) that appear to breach the Committee's principles of scrutiny. After each meeting the Committee will write to the relevant Ministers about its concerns with the instruments listed for that week seeking an explanation or amendment of the legislation.

Meeting held 29 November 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Carbon Credit (Carbon Farming Initiative) (Conservative Estimates, Projections or Assumptions: Greenhouse Friendly Initiative Transitional Crediting Calculation (Alternative Waste Treatment) Determination 2012 [F2012L02191] 7 February 2013
CASA 364/12 - Direction - number of cabin attendants (National Jet Systems) [F2012L02169] 7 February 2013
Customs Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 8) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 249] [F2012L02159] 7 February 2013
Defence Determination 2012/65, Cadet forces allowance - amendment 7 February 2013
High Court Rules 2004 (Amendment) (November 2012) [F2012L02165] 7 February 2013

Meeting held 22 November 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 8) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 248] [F2012L02091] 7 February 2013
Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps) Determination 2012 [F2012L02129] 7 February 2013
Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Clothes Washing Machines) Determination 2012 [F2012L02117] 7 February 2013
Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Refrigerated Display Cabinets) Determination 2012 [F2012L02131] 7 February 2013
Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Three Phase Cage Induction Motors) Determination 2012 [F2012L02128] 7 February 2013
Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Transformers and Electronic Step-down Converters for ELV Lamps) Determination 2012 [F2012L02130] 7 February 2013
Professional Standards Scheme Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 247] [F2012L02102] 7 February 2013
Residential Care Subsidy Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 1) [F2012L02057] 7 February 2013
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 - Section 34D - Variation of Criteria for Approval or Renewal of Approval as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider (Rehabilitation Program Provider) [F2012L02075]  
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 - Section 34E - Variation of Operational Standards for Workplace Rehabilitation Providers (Rehabilitation Program Providers) [F2012L02074]  
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 - Section 34S - Approval of Form of Application for Renewal of Approval as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider (Rehabilitation Program Providers) [F2012L02078]  
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 - Section 34S - Approval of Form of Application for Approval as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider (Rehabilitation Program Provider) [F2012L02079]  

Meeting held 1 November 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
ASIC Class Order [CO 12/1266] [F2012L01918] 7 February 2013
ASIC Class Order [CO 12/1267] [F2012L01919] 7 February 2013
Corporations Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 8 [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 234] [F2012L01989]  
Determination to Reduce Appropriations Upon Request (No. 11 of 2011-2012) [F2012L01927]  
Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 7) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 229] [F2012L01988] 7 February 2013
Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Regulation 2012 [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 239] [F2012L02037] 7 February 2013
Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 230] [F2012L01961] 7 February 2013

Meeting held 11 October 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy - Amount of Accommodation Supplement) Determination 2012 (No. 2) [F2012L01882] 1 November 2012
Civil Aviation Order 100.5 Amendment Instrument 2012 (No. 3) [F2012L01872] 29 November 2012
Interim (Small Pelagic Fishery) Declaration 2012 [F2012L01901] 7 February 2013
Patents Amendment Regulation 2012 (No., 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 221] [F2012L01878] 22 November 2012
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Register) Guidelines 2012 [F2012L01889] 1 November 2012
User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 3) [F2012L01881] 1 November 2012

Meeting held 20 September 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 210] [F2012L01825] 1 November 2012
Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 214] [F2012L01824] 1 November 2012

Meeting held 13 September 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Australian National Railways Commission Act 1983 - Notice under section 67AZR of the ANRC Act [F2012L01692] 11 October 2012
Fair Work Act Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 197] [F2012L01708] 1 November 2012
National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 201] [F2012L01706] 11 October 2012
Retirement Savings Accounts Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 202] [F2012L01709] 11 October 2012
Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 3) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 203] [F2012L01710] 11 October 2012

Meeting held 23 August 2012

 No instruments appeared to breach the committee's principles of scrutiny  

Meeting held 16 August 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Australian Crime Commission Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 155] 20 September 2012
Broadcasting (Charges) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1) 22 August 2012
CASA 178/12 - Direction - number of cabin attendants (Virgin Australia Airlines) 23 August 2012
CASA 196/12 - Direction - number of cabin attendants 23 August 2012
CASA 201/12 - Directions - number of cabin attendants (Tiger Airways) 23 August 2012
CASA 219/12 - Direction - number of cabin attendants (National Jet Systems) 23 August 2012
Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Regulation 2012 [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 135 13 September 2012
Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 157] 1 November 2012
Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 - Direction to Fair Work Building Industry Inspectors (13/06/2012) 1 November 2012
Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Capital Sensitivity) Amendment Determination 2012 22 August 2012
Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 139] 13 September 2012
Radiocommunications (Charges) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1) 22 August 2012
Telecommunications (Charges) Determination 2012 22 August 2012

Meeting held 28 June 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 79] 16 August 2012
Business Names Registration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 88] 16 August 2012
Business Names Registration (Fees) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 89] 16 August 2012
Legal Services Amendment Direction 2012 (No. 1) [under section 55ZF of the Judiciary Act 1903] 16 August 2012
Tax Agent Services Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 93] 16 August 2012

Meeting held 21 June 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Excise (Mass of CNG) Determination 2012 (No. 1) [under section 65 of the Excise Act 1901] 16 August 2012
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies (Pasture Seeds) Declaration 2012 [under subclause 5(2) of Schedule 21 to the Primary Industries (Excise0 Levies Act 1999] 23 August 2012
Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 2) [under item 4 of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007] 13 September 2012
Steel Transformation Plan 2012 [under section 9 of the Steel Transformation Plan Act 2011] 22 August 2012

Meeting held 10 May 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Financial Management and Accountability (Variation of the Energy Special Account) Determination 2012/01 21 June 2012

Meeting held 22 March 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Amendment of Declaration that Division 3 of Part VC of the Insurance Act 1973 Applies to AFA Pty Ltd 10 May 2012

Meeting held 15 March 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Clean Energy Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 12] 10 May 2012
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 13] 10 May 2012
Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Share Fishery (Closure Revocation) Direction No. 5 2010 [made under section 41A(3) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991] 10 May 2012

Meeting held 1 March 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 3] 10 May 2012

Meeting held 9 February 2012

Instrument Committee completed scrutiny
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 228] 15 March 2012
Australian Civilian Corps Regulations 2011 [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 246] 8 May 2012
Australian Federal Police Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 202] 15 March 2012
Banking Exemption No. 5 of 2011 [made under subsection 11(1) of the Banking Act 1959] 8 May 2012
Banking Exemption No. 6 of 2011 [made under subsection 11(1) of the Banking Act 1959] 8 May 2012
CASA 507-11 - Direction - number of cabin attendants (Virgin Australia Airlines) [made under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988] 15 March 2012
Competition and Consumer Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 225] 15 March 2012
Export Control (Fees) Amendment Orders 2011 (No. 2) [made under regulation 3 of the Export Control (Orders) Regulations 1982] 8 May 2012
Fair Work Australia Amendment Rules 2012 (No. 1) [made under subsection 609(1) of the Fair Work Act 2009] 15 March 2012
Family Law Amendment Rules 2011 (No. 2) [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 286] 8 May 2012
Health Insurance (Patient Episode Initiation) Determination 2011 (No. 1) [made under subsection 3C(1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973] 22 March 2012
Higher Education Support Act 2003 - Administration Guidelines 2012 22 March 2012
Industry Research and Development Regulations 2011 [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 216] 15 March 2012
Instrument No. CASA EX123/11 [made under subregulation 11.160(1) of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998] 15 March 2012
Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1) [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 212] 1 March 2012
Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 [Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 262] 21 June 2012

If you have any queries on these instruments please contact the Secretariat on:

Telephone (02) 6277 3066
Facsimile (02) 6277 5838
E-mail regords.sen@aph.gov.au

Last reviewed 15 July 2013

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