COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS ORDER

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, revoke all administrative arrangements previously ordered and order that:

1. The matters dealt with by a Department of State include:

(a) the matters referred to in the Part of the Schedule relating to that Department; and

(b) matters arising under the legislation administered by a Minister of State administering the Department.

2. The legislation administered by a Minister of State administering a Department is:

(a) the legislation referred to in the Part of the Schedule relating to that Department; and

(b) legislation passed before or after the date of this Order, that relates to a matter dealt with by the Department, not being legislation referred to in another Part of the Schedule.

Signed and sealed with the Great Seal of Australia on 21 October 1998

SIGNED

Governor-General

By His Excellency's Command

SIGNED

Prime Minister

[NOTE:

* amended 17 December 1998. Gazette No. GN 1, 6 January 1999
* amended 30 April 1999. Gazette GN 18, 5 May 1999
* amended Gazette GN 5, 7 February 2001
This copy of the Order has the amendments incorporated.]

SCHEDULE

ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS