Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 72 - Explosives and lethal devices  

Subdivision B - Plastic explosives  

SECTION 72.29   Delegation by Minister for Defence  

(1)  
The Minister for Defence may, by writing, delegate to:


(a) an SES employee, or an acting SES employee, in the Department of Defence, where the employee occupies or acts in a position with a classification of Senior Executive Band 3; or


(b) an officer of the Australian Navy who holds the rank of Vice-Admiral or a higher rank; or


(c) an officer of the Australian Army who holds the rank of Lieutenant-General or a higher rank; or


(d) an officer of the Australian Air Force who holds the rank of Air Marshal or a higher rank; or


(e) an officer of the Australian Defence Force who is on deployment as the Commander of an Australian Task Force, contingent or force element that is operating outside Australia;

all or any of the powers of the Minister for Defence under sections 72.18 , 72.19 , 72.24 and 72.25 .

(2)  
A delegate must not exercise a power delegated under subsection (1) unless the exercise of the power relates to:


(a) the operation of the Australian Defence Force; or


(b) the operation in Australia of a visiting force (within the meaning of the Defence (Visiting Forces) Act 1963 ); or


(c) the operation outside Australia of a person who, under a contract, performs services for the Australian Defence Force.

(3)  
A delegate is, in the exercise of a power delegated under subsection (1), subject to the written directions of the Minister for Defence.




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