Criminal Code Act 1995

SECTION 5   Regulations  

The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

(a) required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

(b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

For the purposes of the Legislation Act 2003 , the Minister administering the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 is the rule-maker for regulations made for the purposes of the following provisions of the Criminal Code :

(a) Division 71 (offences against United Nations and associated personnel);

(b) Division 72 (explosives and lethal devices);

(c) Division 73 (people smuggling and related offences);

(d) Part 5.1 (treason and related offences);

(e) Part 5.2 (espionage and related offences);

(f) Part 5.3 (terrorism), other than Division 100 (preliminary provisions);

(g) Part 5.4 (harming Australians);

(h) Part 5.5 (foreign incursions and recruitment);

(i) Division 270 (slavery and slavery-like conditions);

(j) Division 271 (trafficking in persons and debt bondage);

(k) Division 272 (child sex offences outside Australia);

(l) Division 273 (offences involving child abuse material outside Australia);

(la) Division 273A (possession of child-like sex dolls etc.);

(lb) Division 273B (protection of children);

(m) Chapter 9 (dangers to the community);

(n) Chapter 10 (national infrastructure).

Subsection (2) applies despite subsection 6(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 .

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