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AusCheck Bill 2007

Part 5 Other matters


17   Use of the name AusCheck

                   The Commonwealth is entitled to use the name “AusCheck” for the purposes of the AusCheck scheme.

18   Regulations

             (1)  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.

             (2)  The regulations may provide for the following:

                     (a)  the charging and recovery of fees and other charges in respect of matters specified in the regulations, being matters in relation to which expenses are incurred by the Commonwealth under this Act or under the regulations, but not that would otherwise amount to taxation;

                     (b)  the review of decisions under the regulations;

                     (c)  the imposition of penalties, not exceeding 50 penalty units, for a contravention of the regulations;

                     (d)  the making of guidelines about matters relating to background checking;

                     (e)  the establishment and conduct of a review of the AusCheck scheme.