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).