Official Information Act 1982

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47 Regulations


The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make regulations for all or any of the following purposes—



prescribing forms of applications and other documents required for the purposes of this Act, or authorising any person to prescribe or approve such forms:


providing the procedure for the service of notices and documents under this Act:


prescribing reasonable charges or scales of reasonable charges for the purposes of this Act:


providing for such matters as are contemplated by or necessary for giving full effect to this Act and for its due administration.


Regulations under this section are secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 47(1)(a): expired, on 1 July 1988, by section 53(a)(iii).

Section 47(2): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).