Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Cybercrime) Regulation 2013

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L00205

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Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Cybercrime) Regulation 2013
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 4, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987.
Dated              14 February 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Mark Dreyfus
Attorney‑General
 
  
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1
5............ Application of Act to foreign countries that are parties to Convention 1
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Cybercrime) Regulation 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 1 March 2013.
Note:          The commencement day is the day the Convention enters into force for Australia.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987.
4  Definitions
                   In this regulation:
Act means the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987.
Convention means the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, done at Budapest on 23 November 2001.
Note:          In 2013, the text of the Convention was accessible through the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (www.austlii.edu.au).
5  Application of Act to foreign countries that are parties to Convention
                   For paragraph 7(2)(b) of the Act, the application of the Act to a foreign country that is a party to the Convention is subject to the Convention.
Note 1:       Articles 36 and 37 of the Convention set out how a country becomes a party to the Convention.
Note 2:       In 2013, a list of parties to the Convention was on the Council of Europe website (http://hub.coe.int/).