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Report 15 - Australian Federal Police Act 1979: Sections 38 & 39

Administrative Review Council report

Administrative law
Publication date

Australian Federal Police Act 1979: Sections 38 & 39, 1982

Summary of the report

The report was transmitted to the Government on 11 February 1982, and was tabled on 21 October 1982.

The Council recommended the adoption of Commonwealth Employment (Retirement and Redeployment) Act 1979 provisions for the Australian Federal Police, and the reshaping of the Promotions Appeals Board. It also recommended that there should be review of decisions made under sections 38 and 39 of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979, and that the appropriate body to conduct such a review was the Promotions Appeals Board.

Response to the report

The Council's recommendations were incorporated into the Australian Federal Police Amendment Act 1985.