9.3.1 Delegations

Summary

The Minister is able to delegate their powers and functions under the NRSAct to the Operator or a person who holds or performs the duties of an SES Band 3 position, or equivalent, in the Department of Social Services. The exceptions to this are the powers and functions relating to making the NRS Rules and approving Independent Decision Makers.

The Operator is able to delegate all of their powers and functions under the NRSAct to officers of the Scheme. The exceptions to this are the powers and functions relating to making a redress determination and conducting an internal review, which can instead be delegated to Independent Decision Makers. The Operator also cannot delegate powers in relation to civil penalty provisions.

Delegates must comply with any directions of the Minister or Operator.

Act reference: NRSAct Part 7-3 Division 3 Delegation
Last reviewed: 1 July 2019