Legislative Instruments Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 179
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 Legislative Instruments Act 2003.
Dated 2 August 2012
By Her Excellency’s Command
1 Name of regulation
This regulation is the Legislative Instruments Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).
This regulation commences on the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Counsel and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012.
3 Amendment of Legislative Instruments Regulations 2004
Schedule 1 amends the Legislative Instruments Regulations 2004.
Schedule 1 Amendments
 Subregulations 4 (2) and (3)
(2) An electronic document is lodged if:
(a) it is in any of the following word processing or data formats:
(i) Microsoft Word 97 or later version;
(ii) rich text format;
(iii) another format agreed, in writing, by the First Parliamentary Counsel; and
(b) it is given to the First Parliamentary Counsel:
(i) through the electronic lodgement facility at https://lodgment.frli.gov.au; or
(ii) in another way agreed, in writing, by the First Parliamentary Counsel.
(3) A non‑electronic document is lodged if it is:
(a) delivered to the Office of Parliamentary Counsel at 63 Denison Street, Deakin ACT 2600; or
(b) posted to the Office of Parliamentary Counsel at Locked Bag 30, Kingston ACT 2604; or
(c) delivered, posted or otherwise given to the First Parliamentary Counsel in a way agreed, in writing, by the First Parliamentary Counsel.
 Regulation 5
First Parliamentary Counsel
1. All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.