About this committee

The Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation assesses delegated legislation against a set of scrutiny principles that focus on compliance with statutory requirements, the protection of individual rights and liberties, and principles of parliamentary oversight.

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 62773066
Fax: +61 2 62775881
sdlc.sen@aph.gov.au

Index of instruments


The Index of instruments lists all disallowable instruments about which the committee has raised a concern.

Please refer to the relevant ministerial correspondence for the committee's full comments on an individual matter, and the Delegated Legislation Monitor for a summary of the committee's actions regarding the instrument.

Where an instrument does not include ministerial correspondence, the committee is engaging with the relevant agency via its secretariat to seek further information about potential scrutiny concerns.

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Instrument name Scrutiny principle Correspondence Monitor Status
Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Amendment (Integration of Functions) Rules 2019 [F2019L01684]
Principle (c) scope of administrative powers
Consolidated correspondence 2/20, p. 11 (initial entry) Ongoing
ASIC Corporations (Hawking-Life Risk Insurance and Consumer Credit Insurance) Instrument 2019/839 [F2019L01570]
Principle (g) adequacy of explanatory materials
Principle (j) matters more appropriate for parliamentary enactment
n/a 2/20, p. 13 (initial entry) Ongoing
ASIC Corporations (Whistleblower Policies) Instrument 2019/1146 [F2019L01457] Principle (d) exemption from primary legislation Consolidated correspondence 10/19, p. 3 (initial entry)
1/20, p.7 (concluded entry)
Concluded
AusCheck Legislation Amendment (Major National Events) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01410] Principle (b) procedural fairness n/a 10/19, p.4 (initial entry)
1/20 p.8 (concluded entry)
Concluded
Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Security Controlled Airports) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01656]
Principle (g) adequacy of explanatory materials
Principle (h) privacy
Principle (k) parliamentary oversight
n/a 2/20, p. 13 (initial entry) Ongoing
Broadcasting Services (Transmitter Access) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01248]
Principle (b) personal rights and liberties (privilege against self-incrimination)
Principle (d) significant matters in delegated legislation
Consolidated correspondence 8/19, p. 7 (initial entry)
2/20, p. 15 (concluded entry)
Concluded
CASA EX101/19 — Helicopter Aerial Application Endorsements Exemption 2019 [F2019L01132] Principle (d) continuing exemption. Consolidated correspondence 7/19, p.7 (initial entry)
2/20, p. 15 (concluded entry)
Concluded
Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Parts 103, 105 and 131) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01621]
Principle (i) availability of independent review
Principle (h) reversal of evidential burden of proof
Principle (h) privacy
n/a 2/20, p. 13 (initial entry) Ongoing
Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes—Dairy) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01610]
Principle (e) unclear drafting
Principle (j) significant penalties
Principle (k) parliamentary oversight
Consolidated correspondence 2/20, p. 11 (initial entry) Ongoing
Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian-made Complementary Medicines) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01627] Principle (j) matters more appropriate for parliamentary enactment Consolidated correspondence 2/20, p. 11 (initial entry) Ongoing
Corporations Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01626]
Principle (j) matters more appropriate for parliamentary enactment
Consolidated correspondence 2/20, p. 11 (initial entry) Ongoing
Crimes Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme—Worker Screening) Regulations 2019 [F2019L01397] Principle (a) compliance with authorising legislation
Principle (b) privacy
n/a 10/19, p.4 (initial entry)
1/20, p.8 (concluded entry)
Concluded
Export Control (Sheepmeat and Goatmeat Export to the European Union Tariff Rate Quotas) Order 2019 [F2019L01564] Principle (k) automated decision-making
Consolidated correspondence 2/20, p. 11 (initial entry)  Ongoing
Export Control (Tariff Rate Quotas) Order 2019 [F2019L01652] Principle (i) availability of independent review
n/a 2/20, p. 11 (initial entry) Ongoing
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