Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Act 2022 (33 of 2022)
Schedule 1 Amendments
Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018
8 Section 5 (definition ofcritical education asset)
Repeal the definition, substitute:
critical education asset means an asset that:
(a) is owned or operated by an entity that is registered in the Australian university category of the National Register of Higher Education Providers; and
(b) is used in connection with undertaking a program of research that is critical to:
(i) a critical infrastructure sector (other than the higher education and research sector); or
(ii) the defence of Australia; or
(iii) national security.
Note: The rules may prescribe that a specified critical education asset is not a critical infrastructure asset (see section 9).