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PERSONTHING the entity
DATE the day the Act received Royal Assent
DATE the day the Act was proclaimed

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 1 PROVIDES
the short title of this Act is the Modern Slavery Act 2018

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 2 PROVIDES
the date of commencement of section 1 and section 2 IS
    the day the Act received Royal Assent
ASSERT the date of commencement for sections other than section 1
    and section 2 IS the day the Act was proclaimed

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 3 PROVIDES
this Act requires entities based, or operating, in Australia, with
    an annual consolidated revenue of more than $100 million, to
    report annually on the risks of modern slavery in their operations and
    supply chains, and actions to address those risks AND
other entities based, or operating, in Australia may report voluntarily AND
the Commonwealth is required to report on behalf of non-corporate
    Commonwealth entities AND
the reporting requirements also apply to Commonwealth corporate entities 
    and companies with an annual consolidated revenue of more 
than $100 million AND
reports are kept by the Minister in a public repository known as the
    Modern Slavery Statements Register AND
statements on the register may be accessed by the public, free of charge, 
    on the internet

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "accounting standards" PROVIDES
"accounting standards" has the same meaning as in the Corporations Act 2001

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australia" PROVIDES
"Australia", when used in a geographical sense, does include the 
external Territories

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" PROVIDES
the entity was an Australian entity during the reporting period ONLY IF
    subsection (a) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies OR
    subsection (b) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies OR
    subsection © of the definition of "Australian entity" applies OR
    subsection (d) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" (a) PROVIDES
subsection (a) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies ONLY IF
    the entity was a company which was a resident within the meaning of
    subsection 6(1) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 during 
    the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" (b) PROVIDES
subsection (b) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies ONLY IF
    the entity was a trust where the trust estate was a resident trust
    estate within the meaning of Division 6 of Part III of the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 during the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" © PROVIDES
subsection © of the definition of "Australian entity" applies ONLY IF
    the entity was a corporate limited partnership which was a resident
        within the meaning of section 94T of the Income Tax
            Assessment Act 1936 during the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" (d) PROVIDES
subsection (d) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies ONLY IF
    subsection (d)(i) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies OR
    subsection (d)(ii) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" (d)(i) PROVIDES
subsection (d)(i) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies ONLY IF
    the entity was formed or incorporated in Australia 

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "Australian entity" (d)(ii)
PROVIDES
subsection (d)(ii) of the definition of "Australian entity" applies ONLY IF
    the central management or control of the entity was in Australia

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "carries on business in Australia"
PROVIDES
the entity carries on business in Australia under the
    section 4 definition ONLY IF section 5(2) is satisfied
    
RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "consolidated revenue"
PROVIDES
IF the entity does not control another entity or entities within the
meaning of the accounting standards THEN
    the "consolidated revenue" of the entity as defined in section 4 IS 
    "the total revenue of the entity for the reporting period"
ELSE
    the "consolidated revenue" of the entity as defined in section 4 IS 
    "the total revenue of the entity and all of the controlled entities, 
    considered as a group, for the reporting period of the controlling entity"

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "control" PROVIDES
"control", of an entity by another entity, means control of the
entity within the meaning of the accounting standards

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "entity" PROVIDES
the entity is an "entity" under section 4 ONLY IF  
    the entity satisfies the definition of "entity" contained in section
    960-100 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997    

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "modern slavery" PROVIDES
the conduct is modern slavery ONLY IF
    subsection (a) of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies OR
    subsection (b) of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies OR
    subsection © of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies OR
    subsection (d) of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "modern slavery" (a) PROVIDES
subsection (a) of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies ONLY IF
    the conduct would constitute an offence under Division 270 or 271 of the 
    Criminal Code

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "modern slavery" (b) PROVIDES
subsection (b) of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies ONLY IF
    the conduct would constitute an offence under Division 270 or 271
    of the Criminal Code if the conduct took place in Australia

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "modern slavery" © PROVIDES
subsection © of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies ONLY IF
    the conduct would constitute trafficking in persons, as defined in
    Article 3 of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking
    in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United
    Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, done at
    New York on 15 November 2000 ([2005] ATS 27)

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "modern slavery" (d) PROVIDES
subsection (d) of the section 4 definition of "modern slavery" applies ONLY IF
    the conduct would constitute the worst forms of child labour, as
    defined in Article 3 of the ILO Convention (No. 182) concerning the
    Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst
    Forms of Child Labour, done at Geneva on 17 June 1999 ([2007] ATS 38)

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "modern slavery statement"
PROVIDES
the statement is a "modern slavery statement" as defined in section 4 ONLY IF
    the statement is a "modern slavery statement" as defined in section 12

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "principal governing body"
PROVIDES
IF the entity is a company THEN
    the principal governing body of an entity is the board of directors
ELSE IF the entity is a superannuation fund THEN
    the principal governing body of an entity is the board of trustees
ELSE IF the entity is of a kind prescribed by the rules THEN
    the principal governing body of an entity is the prescribed body 
    or member(s) 
ELSE
    the principal governing body of an entity is the body, or group of 
    members of the entity, with primary responsibility for the governance 
    of the entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "register" PROVIDES
"register" means the Modern Slavery Statements Register established
under section 18

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "reporting entity" PROVIDES
the entity is a "reporting entity" under the section 4 definition ONLY IF
    section 5(1) is satisfied

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "reporting period" PROVIDES
"reporting period", of an entity, means a financial year, or another annual
accounting period applicable to the entity, which starts after the
commencement of this section

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "responsible member" PROVIDES
IF subsection (a) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" applies
THEN
    the responsible member IS "an individual member of the entity's 
    principal governing body who is authorised to sign modern slavery 
    statements for the purposes of this Act"
ELSE IF subsection (b) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member"
applies THEN
    the responsible member IS "the trustee"
ELSE IF subsection © of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" 
applies THEN
    the responsible member IS "the individual constituting the corporation"
ELSE IF subsection (d) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" 
applies THEN
    the responsible member IS "the administrator"
ELSE IF subsection (e) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" 
applies THEN
    the responsible member IS "the prescribed member of the entity"

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "responsible member" (a)
PROVIDES
subsection (a) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" applies
ONLY IF
    subsection (b) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" does 
    not apply AND
    subsection © of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" 
    does not apply AND
    subsection (d) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" 
    does not apply AND
    subsection (e) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" 
    does not apply

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "responsible member" (b)
PROVIDES
subsection (b) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" applies
ONLY IF
    the entity is a trust administered by a sole trustee

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "responsible member" ©
PROVIDES
subsection © of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" applies
ONLY IF 
    the entity is a corporation sole

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "responsible member" (d)
PROVIDES
subsection (d) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" applies
ONLY IF 
    the entity is under administration within the meaning of the 
    Corporations Act 2001 

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "responsible member" (e)
PROVIDES
subsection (e) of the section 4 definition of "responsible member" applies
ONLY IF
    the entity is of a kind prescribed by the rules

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 4 "rules" PROVIDES
"rules" means rules made by the Minister under section 25

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5 PROVIDES
the entity is a reporting entity ONLY IF
    section 5(1) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1) PROVIDES
section 5(1) applies ONLY IF
    section 5(1)(a) applies OR
    section 5(1)(b) applies OR
    section 5(1)(c) applies OR
    section 5(1)(d) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1)(a) PROVIDES
section 5(1)(a) applies ONLY IF
    the entity had a consolidated revenue of at least $100 million 
    for the reporting period AND
        section 5(1)(a)(i) applies AND/OR
        section 5(1)(a)(ii) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1)(a)(i) PROVIDES
section 5(1)(a)(i) applies ONLY IF
    the entity was an Australian entity during the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1)(a)(ii) PROVIDES
section 5(1)(a)(ii) applies ONLY IF
    the entity carried on business in Australia during the 
    reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1)(b) PROVIDES
section 5(1)(b) applies ONLY IF
    the reporting entity is the Commonwealth

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1)(c) PROVIDES
section 5(1)(c) applies ONLY IF
    the entity was a corporate Commonwealth entity within the meaning of 
    section 11 of the Public Governance, Performance and 
    Accountability Act 2013 during the reporting period OR
    the entity was a Commonwealth company within the meaning of 
    section 89 of the Public Governance, Performance and 
    Accountability Act 2013 during the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(1)(d) PROVIDES
section 5(1)(d) applies ONLY IF
    the entity has volunteered to comply with the requirements 
    of the Act under section 6 for the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(2) PROVIDES
the entity carried on business in Australia during the reporting period 
ONLY IF
    section 5(2)(a) applies OR
    section 5(2)(b) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 5(2)(a) applies ONLY IF
    the entity was a body corporate during the reporting period AND
    the entity carried on business in Australia within the meaning of 
    section 21 of the Corporations Act 2001

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 5(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 5(2)(b) applies ONLY IF
    the entity was not a body corporate during the reporting period AND 
    the entity carried on business in Australia within the meaning of 
    section 21 of the Corporations Act 2001

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 6 PROVIDES
the entity has volunteered to comply with the requirements 
of the Act under section 6 for the reporting period ONLY IF
    the entity has volunteered to comply with the requirements of the Act AND
    the entity has given written notice to the Minister in a manner 
    and form approved by the Minister AND
    section 6(3) does not apply AND
    section 6(2) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 6(2) PROVIDES
section 6(2) applies ONLY IF
    section 6(2)(a) applies OR
    section 6(2)(b) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 6(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 6(2)(a) applies ONLY IF
    the entity was an Australian entity during the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 6(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 6(2)(b) applies ONLY IF
    the entity carried on business in Australia during
    reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 6(3) PROVIDES
section 6(3) applies ONLY IF
    the entity has revoked the notice made under section 6(1) by giving 
    written notice to the Minister before the start of the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 7 PROVIDES
the Act has a jurisdictional basis ONLY IF
    section 7(1)(a) applies OR
    section 7(1)(b) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 7(1)(a) PROVIDES
section 7(1)(a) applies ONLY IF
    the Act relates to trade and commerce under paragraph 51(i) of the 
    Constitution OR
    the Act relates to census and statistics under paragraph 51(xi) of the 
    Constitution OR
    the Act relates to aliens under paragraph 51(xix) of the Constitution OR
    the Act relates to corporations under paragraph 51(xx) of 
    the Constitution OR
    the Act relates to marriage under paragraph 51(xxi) of the Constitution OR
    the Act relates to immigration under paragraph 51(xxvii) of the 
    Constitution OR
    the Act relates to external affairs under paragraph 51(xxix) of the 
    Constitution OR
    the Act relates to incidental matters under paragraph 51(xxxix) of the 
    Constitution OR
    the Act is covered the executive powers provisions contained in section 61
    of the Constitution
    
RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 7(1)(b) PROVIDES
section 7(1)(b) applies ONLY IF
    the Act is made under the implied legislative powers of the Commonwealth

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 7(2) PROVIDES
IF the Act gives effect to the International Convention to Suppress the 
    Slave Trade and Slavery, done at Geneva on 25 September 1926
    ([1927] ATS 11) OR
    the Act gives effect to the ILO Convention (No. 29) concerning Forced 
    or Compulsory Labour, done at Geneva on 28 June 1930 ([1933] ATS 21) OR
    the Act gives effect to the Supplementary Convention on the Abolition 
    of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices similar to 
    Slavery, done at Geneva on 7 September 1956 ([1958] ATS 3) OR
    the Act gives effect to the International Covenant on Civil and 
    Political Rights, done at New York on 16 December 1966 ([1980] ATS 23) OR
    the Act gives effect to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms 
    of Discrimination Against Women, done at New York on 18 December 1979 
    ([1983] ATS 9) OR
    the Act gives effect to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, done 
    at New York on 20 November 1989 ([1991] ATS 4) OR
    the Act gives effect to the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish 
    Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the 
    United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, done at
    New York on 15 November 2000 ([2005] ATS 27) OR
    the Act gives effect to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the 
    Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and 
    Child Pornography, done at New York on 25 May 2000 ([2007] ATS 6) OR
    the Act gives effect to the ILO Convention (No. 182) concerning the 
    Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms 
    of Child Labour, done at Geneva on 17 June 1999 ([2007] ATS 38)
THEN
    the Act relates to external affairs under paragraph 51(xxix) of 
    the Constitution

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 8 PROVIDES
this Act binds the Crown in right of the Commonwealth AND
this Act does not bind the Crown in right of a State, the Australian Capital 
Territory or the Northern Territory

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 9 PROVIDES
this Act extends to every external Territory

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 10 PROVIDES
this Act extends to acts, omissions, matters and things outside Australia

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 11 PROVIDES
slavery statements must be given annually to the Minister, describing 
    the risks of modern slavery in the operations and supply chains of 
    reporting entities and entities owned or controlled by those entities AND
the statements must also include information about actions taken to 
address those risks AND
joint modern slavery statements may be given on behalf of one or more 
    reporting entities AND
the Minister must prepare an annual modern slavery statement on behalf 
    of all non-corporate Commonwealth entities AND
the Minister may request an explanation from an entity about the 
    entity's failure to comply with a requirement in relation to modern 
    slavery statements, and may also request that the reporting
    entity undertake remedial action in relation to that requirement AND
the Minister may publish information about the failure to comply on the 
    register or elsewhere, including the identity of an entity if an entity 
    fails to comply with the request

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 12 PROVIDES
the requirement to report under section 12 has been met ONLY IF
    the entity has submitted a modern slavery statement under section 13 OR
    a joint modern slavery statement has been submitted that covers the entity
    under section 14 OR
    the entity is covered by a Commonwealth modern slavery statement 
    under section 15

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13 PROVIDES
the entity has submitted a modern slavery statement under section 13 ONLY IF
    the conditions set out in section 13(1) are met AND
    the conditions set out in section 13(2) are met

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(1) PROVIDES
the conditions set out in section 13(1) are met ONLY IF
    the entity is a reporting entity AND
    a joint modern slavery statement has not been submitted that covers 
    the entity under section 14 AND
    the entity has lodged a modern slavery statement as a single
    reporting entity AND
    the conditions set out in section 13(2) are met

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(2) PROVIDES
the conditions set out in section 13(2) are met ONLY IF
    section 13(2)(a) is satisfied AND
    section 13(2)(b) is satisfied AND
    section 13(2)(c) is satisfied AND
    section 13(2)(d) is satisfied AND
    section 13(2)(e) is satisfied
   
RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 13(2)(a) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the modern slavery statement complies with section 16

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 13(2)(b) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement has been prepared in a form approved by the Minister

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(2)(c) PROVIDES
section 13(2)(c) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement has been approved by the principal governing 
    body of the entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(2)(d) PROVIDES
section 13(2)(d) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement has been signed by a responsible member of the entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 13(2)(e) PROVIDES
section 13(2)(e) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement was given to the Minister in a manner approved by 
    the Minister AND
    the statement was given to the Minister 
    within the required time after the end 
    of the reporting period for the entity
    

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14 PROVIDES
a joint modern slavery statement has been submitted that covers the 
entity under section 14 ONLY IF
    section 14(1) applies AND
    section 14(2) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(1) PROVIDES
section 14(1) applies ONLY IF
    the reporting entity is not the Commonwealth AND
    the entity is covered by a joint modern slavery statement

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2) PROVIDES
section 14(2) applies ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(a) is satisfied AND
    section 14(2)(b) is satisfied AND
    section 14(2)(c) is satisfied AND
    section 14(2)(d) is satisfied AND
    section 14(2)(e) is satisfied AND
    section 14(2)(f) is satisfied
   

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(a) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the modern slavery statement complies with section 16

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(b) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the joint statement has been prepared in a form approved by the Minister

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(c) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(c) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the joint statement has been prepared in consultation with each 
    reporting entity covered by the statement

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(d) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(d) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(d)(i) is satisfied OR
    section 14(2)(d)(ii) is satisfied OR
    section 14(2)(d)(iii) is satisfied

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(d)(i) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(d)(i) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the joint statement has been approved by the principal governing body of
    each reporting entity covered by the statement

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(d)(ii) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(d)(ii) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the joint statement has been approved by the principal governing body of
    an entity which is in a position, directly or indirectly, to influence or 
    control each reporting entity covered by the statement

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(d)(iii) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(d)(iii) is satisfied ONLY IF
    it is not practicable to have all entities covered by the statement to
    approve it AND
    it is not practicable to have a higher entity approve the statement on
    behalf of all entities covered by the joint statement AND
    at least one reporting entity covered by the statement has approved it

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(e) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(e) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(e)(i) is satisfied OR
    section 14(2)(e)(ii) is satisfied OR
    section 14(2)(e)(iii) is satisfied

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(e)(i) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(e)(i) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(d)(i) is satisfied AND
    the joint statement is signed by a responsible member of each reporting
    entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(e)(ii) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(e)(ii) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(d)(ii) is satisfied AND
    the joint statement is signed by a responsible member of the higher entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(e)(iii) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(e)(iii) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(d)(iii) is satisfied AND
    the joint statement is signed by a responsible member of the relevant
    entities

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(f) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(f) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(f)(i) is satisfied OR
    section 14(2)(f)(ii) is satisfied

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(f)(i) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(f)(i) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement was given to the Minister within the required time after the end 
    of the reporting period for the entity AND
    the statement was given to the Minister in a manner approved by 
    the Minister

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 14(2)(f)(ii) PROVIDES
section 14(2)(f)(ii) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement was given to the Minister within a period prescribed by
    the rules

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 15 PROVIDES
the entity is covered by a Commonwealth modern slavery statement 
under section 15 ONLY IF
   the entity is a Commonwealth Department, agency or other Commonwealth owned 
   or controlled corporate or non-corporate entity AND
    section 15(1) applies AND
    section 15(2) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 15(1) PROVIDES
section 15(1) applies ONLY IF
    the entity was not a non-corporate Commonwealth entity within the meaning 
    of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 AND
    the entity is included in a modern slavery statement prepared by the
    Commonwealth

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 15(2) PROVIDES
section 15(2) applies ONLY IF
    section 15(2)(a) applies AND
    section 15(2)(b) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 15(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 15(2)(a) applies ONLY IF
    the modern slavery statement complies with section 16

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 15(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 15(2)(b) applies ONLY IF
    the Commonwealth modern slavery statement was prepared 
    within the required time after the end of the reporting period

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16 PROVIDES
the modern slavery statement complies with section 16 ONLY IF
    section 16(1) applies AND
    section 16(2) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1) PROVIDES
section 16(1) applies ONLY IF
    section 16(1)(a) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(b) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(c) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(d) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(e) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(f) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(g) is satisfied

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(a) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(a) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the modern slavery statement identifies the entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(b) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(b) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement describes the structure, operations and supply chains 
    of the entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(c) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(c) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement describes the risks of modern slavery practices in the 
    operations and supply chains of the entity, and any entities that 
    the entity owns or controls

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(d) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(d) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement describes the actions taken by the entity and 
    any entity that the entity owns or controls, to assess and address 
    those risks, including due diligence and remediation processes

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(e) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(e) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement describes how the entity assesses the 
    effectiveness of such actions

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(f) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(f) is satisfied ONLY IF
    section 16(1)(f)(i) is satisfied AND
    section 16(1)(f)(ii) is satisfied

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(f)(i) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(f)(i) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement describes the process of consultation with any entities 
    that the entity owns or controls

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(f)(ii) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(f)(ii) is satisfied ONLY IF
    a joint modern slavery statement has not been submitted that covers the 
    entity under section 14 OR
    the statement describes the process of consultation with
    the reporting entity giving the statement

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(1)(g) PROVIDES
section 16(1)(g) is satisfied ONLY IF
    the statement includes all other information considered to be relevant

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(2) PROVIDES
section 16(2) applies ONLY IF
    the entity is covered by a Commonwealth modern slavery statement
    under section 15 OR
    section 16(2)(a) applies OR
    section 16(2)(b) applies
    
RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 16(2)(a) applies ONLY IF
    the entity has not submitted a modern slavery statement under section 13 OR
    the statement includes details of approval by the principal governing 
    body of the entity

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 16(2)(b) applies ONLY IF
    a joint modern slavery statement has not been submitted that covers the 
    entity under section 14 OR
        section 16(2)(b)(i) applies AND
        section 16(2)(b)(ii) applies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(2)(b)(i) PROVIDES
section 16(2)(b)(i) applies ONLY IF
    the joint modern statement includes details of approval by the 
    relevant principal governing body or bodies

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16(2)(b)(ii) PROVIDES
section 16(2)(b)(ii) applies ONLY IF
    section 14(2)(d)(iii) does not apply OR
    the statement does include an explanation of why it is not 
    practicable to comply with subsections 14(2)(d)(i) or (ii)

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16A PROVIDES
IF the entity has not submitted a modern slavery statement under
section 13 AND
a joint modern slavery statement has not been submitted that covers the 
entity under section 14 THEN BEGIN
    the Minister may give a written request to the entity under section 
    16A(1)(a) to provide an explanation for the failure to comply within 
    a specified period of 28 days or longer after the request is given AND
    the Minister may give a written request to the entity under
    section 16A(1)(b) to undertake specified remedial action in accordance 
    with the request within a specified period of 28 days or longer after 
    the request is given AND
    pursuant to section 16A(2), the Minister may extend, or further extend, 
    a period specified in a request under section 16A(1) by written notice 
    given to the entity before or after the end of the specified 
    period AND
    as required by section 16A(3), the request must include a statement 
    of the effect of subsections (2) and (4) to (6)
END ELSE
    a request from the Minister to the entity in relation to compliance is
    not necessary

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16A(4) PROVIDES
IF the entity has failed to comply with a request under section 16A(1) THEN
the Minister may publish the identity of the entity AND
the Minister may publish the identities of all entities included by a
joint modern slavery statement AND
the Minister may publish the date that a request under section 16A(1) was
made and details of any extensions under section 16A(2) AND
the Minister may publish details of the explanation or remedial action requested, and the period or periods specifie
d in the request AND
the Minister may publish the reasons why the Minister is satisfied that the entity has failed to comply with the req
uest

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 16A(5) PROVIDES
the entity has failed to comply with a request under section 16A(1) ONLY IF
    no explanation has been given in response to the request within the 
    period specified OR
    no remedial action is undertaken in response to the request within 
    the period specified

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 17 PROVIDES
this Part establishes the Modern Slavery Statements Register AND
the register is made available to the public on the internet AND
modern slavery statements are registered by the Minister AND
revised versions of registered modern slavery statements can be 
registered in some circumstances

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 18 PROVIDES
the Minister must maintain a register of modern slavery statements, to be 
known as the Modern Slavery Statements Register AND
the register must be made available for public inspection, without 
charge, on the internet

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 19 PROVIDES
a modern slavery statement can be registered ONLY IF
    the Minister must register the modern slavery statement under 
    section 19(1) OR
    the Minister may register the modern slavery statement under 
    section 19(2)
    
RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 19(1) PROVIDES
the Minister must register the modern slavery statement under 
section 19(1) ONLY IF
    the entity has submitted a modern slavery statement under section 13 OR
    a joint modern slavery statement has been submitted that covers the 
    entity under section 14 OR
    the entity is covered by a Commonwealth modern slavery statement
    under section 15

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 19(2) PROVIDES
the Minister may register the modern slavery statement under 
section 19(2) ONLY IF
    the statement was given for the purposes of compliance with section 
    13 or 14 (including a statement given in response to a request under 
    section 16A) even if the entity giving the statement does not comply 
    with the requirements of subsection 13(2) or 14(2)

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 20 PROVIDES
section 20 needs work

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 21 PROVIDES
this Part deals with things done by an unincorporated entity AND
this Part deals with the Minister's capacity to delegate powers and 
functions under this Act AND
this Part deals with annual reports about the implementation of this Act
this Part deals with the 3-year review of this Act AND
this Part deals with the power to make rules

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 22 PROVIDES
IF this Act requires or allows a thing to be done by an entity that is an 
unincorporated body THEN
    the thing must, or may, be done by a responsible member of the entity 
    on the entity's behalf

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 23 PROVIDES
the Minister may, by writing, delegate all or any of the Minister's powers 
and functions under this Act to an SES employee, or acting SES employee, 
in the Department ONLY IF the power does not make, vary or revoke the rules
ASSERT the delegate must comply with any directions of the Minister in 
exercising powers or functions under a delegation

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 23A PROVIDES
section 23A needs work
/*
Annual reports about implementation
(1) The Minister must cause a report to be prepared for each calendar year 
(including the year in which this section commences) about the implementation 
of this Act during the year, including the following (without limitation):
(a) an overview of compliance by entities with this Act during the year;
(b) the identification of best practice modern slavery reporting under this 
Act during the year.
(2) The report must be:
(a) started as soon as practicable after the end of the calendar year for 
which it is prepared; and
(b) completed before the end of the calendar year in which it is started.
(3) The Minister must cause copies of the report to be tabled in each House 
of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the completion 
of the report.
*/

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 24 PROVIDES
section 24 needs work

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Section 25 PROVIDES
section 25 needs work

/*
 *      other Acts, mechanics and commonsense
 */

RULE Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 Section 6 "resident" (1)(b)  PROVIDES
the entity was a company which was a resident within the meaning of
subsection 6(1) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 during
the reporting period ONLY IF
    the entity was a company during the reporting period AND BEGIN
    the entity was formed or incorporated in Australia OR
        the entity was not formed or incorporated in Australia AND
        the entity carried on business in Australia during the
        reporting period AND
            the central management or control of the entity was 
            in Australia AND/OR
            the entity's voting power was controlled by shareholders who 
            were residents of Australia
    END

RULE Corporations Act 2001 Section 21 PROVIDES
the entity carried on business in Australia within the meaning of
section 21 of the Corporations Act 2001 ONLY IF
    section 21(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies OR
    section 21(2) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies AND
    the business activities in Australia are not restricted to only
    those listed in section 21(3) of the Corporations Act 
    2001

RULE Corporations Act 2001 Section 21(1) PROVIDES
section 21(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies ONLY IF
    the entity has a place of business in Australia, or in State or
    Territory

RULE Corporations Act 2001 Section 21(2) PROVIDES
section 21(2) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies ONLY IF
    section 21(2)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies OR
    section 21(2)(b) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies

RULE Corporations Act 2001 Section 21(2)(a) PROVIDES
section 21(2)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies ONLY IF
    the entity has established or used a share transfer office or a
    share registration office in Australia, or in a State or Territory

RULE Corporations Act 2001 Section 21(2)(b) PROVIDES
section 21(2)(b) of the Corporations Act 2001 applies ONLY IF
    the entity has administered, managed or otherwise dealt with property
    situated in Australia as an agent, legal representative or trustee,
    whether by employees or agents or otherwise

RULE Corporations Act 2001 Section 21(3) PROVIDES
    the business activities in Australia are restricted to only
    those listed in section 21(3) of the Corporations Act 2001 ONLY IF
    the business activities in Australia involve being a party to
    proceedings or effecting settlement of a proceeding, 
    claim or dispute AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involve holding meetings of
    directors or shareholders or conducting other activies relating to
    the entity's internal affairs AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involve maintaining a bank
    account AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involve effecting a sale through
    an independent contractor AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involve soliting or procuring an
    order that becomes a binding contract only if the order is accepted
    outside of Australia AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involves the creation of evidence
    of a debt or creates a charge on property AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involves securing or collecting
    debts or enforcing rights in regard to securities relating to such
    debts AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involves conducting an issolated
    transaction that is completed with 31 days, not being one of a number
    of similar transactions repeated from time to time AND/OR
    the business activities in Australia involve investing funds or holding
    any proporty AND
    the entity does not have any other business activities in Australia
    other than those mentioned in section 21(3) of the Corporations Act
    2001

DATE the first day of the reporting period
DATE the last day of the relevant financial year for the entity
DATE the date of commencement for sections other than section 1 and section 2

RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) Royal Assent PROVIDES
the day the Act received Royal Assent IS 10 December 2018

RULE Modern Slavery Commencement Proclamation 2018 F2018N00189 PROVIDES
the day the Act was proclaimed IS 1 January 2019

RULE Reporting Period PROVIDES
the reporting period is covered by the Act ONLY IF
    the first day of the reporting period is after the commencement of the Act

RULE Reporting Period After Commencement of the Act PROVIDES
the first day of the reporting period is after the commencement of the Act
ONLY IF
    the first day of the reporting period GREATER THAN 
        the date of commencement for sections other than section 1 and 
        section 2

RULE First Day of the Reporting Period PROVIDES
the first day of the reporting period IS
    the last day of the relevant financial year for the entity 
        MINUS 1 YEAR PLUS 1 DAY

RULE Last Day to Submit PROVIDES
IF the reporting period is covered by the Act THEN
IF the Australian Government has extended the deadline for submission of
modern slavery statements by 3 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic THEN
    the last day to provide the modern slavery statement for the entity IS
    the last day of the relevant financial year for the entity PLUS 9 MONTHS
ELSE
    the last day to provide the modern slavery statement for the entity IS
    the last day of the relevant financial year for the entity PLUS 3 MONTHS

RULE COVID-19 Extension PROVIDES
the Australian Government has extended the deadline for submission of
modern slavery statements by 3 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic

RULE Commonwealth Statement Within Required Time PROVIDES
the Commonwealth modern slavery statement was prepared 
within the required time after the end of the reporting period ONLY IF
    the date the Commonwealth modern slavery statement was 
    prepared IS LESSEQUAL THAN the last day to provide the modern 
    slavery statement for the entity

RULE Statement Within Required Time PROVIDES
the statement was given to the Minister within the required time after the 
end of the reporting period for the entity ONLY IF
    the date the modern slavery statement was given to the Minister 
    IS LESSEQUAL THAN the last day to provide the modern slavery statement 
    for the entity

RULE Time to Submit Has Not Lapsed PROVIDES
the entity still has time to submit a modern slavery statement that
meets the requirements of the Act ONLY IF
    the last day to provide the modern slavery statement for the entity
    IS GREATEREQUAL today

GOAL RULE Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) PROVIDES
the entity has complied with the Act ONLY IF
    the entity is not a reporting entity OR
    the entity is a reporting entity AND
    the reporting period is not covered by the Act OR
    the entity is a reporting entity AND
    the reporting period is covered by the Act AND
    the requirement to report under section 12 has been met OR
    the entity is a reporting entity AND
    the reporting period is covered by the Act AND
    the requirement to report under section 12 has not been met AND
    the entity still has time to submit a modern slavery
            statement that meets the requirements of the Act

RULE Entity is Commonwealth of Australia PROVIDES
the reporting entity is the Commonwealth ONLY IF
    the name of the entity EQUALS "the Commonwealth" OR
    the name of the entity EQUALS "Commonwealth" OR
    the name of the entity EQUALS "the Commonwealth of Australia" OR
    the entity is a Commonwealth Department, agency or other Commonwealth
    owned or controlled corporate or non-corporate entity

RULE Companies Are Bodies Corporate PROVIDES 
IF the entity was a company during the reporting period THEN
    the entity was a body corporate during the reporting period

RULE Individuals and Companies are not trusts PROVIDES
IF the entity was a company during the reporting period OR
the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a trust where the trust estate was a resident
    trust estate within the meaning of Division 6 of Part III of the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 during the reporting period

RULE Individuals and Companies are not corporate limkited partnerships PROVIDES
IF the entity was a company during the reporting period OR
the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a corporate limited partnership which was a
    resident within the meaning of section 94T of the Income Tax
    Assessment Act 1936 during the reporting period

RULE Individuals and Companies are not Partnerships PROVIDES
IF the entity was a company during the reporting period OR
the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a partnership during the reporting period

RULE Individuals and Companies not non-Corporate Commonwealth Entities PROVIDES
IF the entity was a company during the reporting period OR
the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a non-corporate Commonwealth entity within the meaning 
    of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

RULE Individuals and Private Companies are not Commonwealth Entities PROVIDES
IF the entity was a company during the reporting period OR
the entity is a person THEN
    the entity is not a Commonwealth Department, agency or other Commonwealth
    owned or controlled corporate or non-corporate entity

RULE Individuals are not Companies PROVIDES
IF the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a company during the reporting period

RULE Individuals are not Bodies Corporate PROVIDES
IF the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a body corporate during the reporting period

RULE Individuals are not Formed or Incorporated PROVIDES
IF the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not formed or incorporated in Australia

RULE Individual does not have Central Management or Control PROVIDES
IF the entity is a person THEN
    the central management or control of the entity was not in Australia

RULE Individual is not a Corporate Commonwealth Entity PROVIDES
IF the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a corporate Commonwealth entity within the meaning of
    section 11 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability
    Act 2013 during the reporting period

RULE Individual is not a Commonwealth Company PROVIDES
IF the entity is a person THEN
    the entity was not a Commonwealth company within the meaning of section
    89 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
    during the reporting period 

BOOLEAN the entity is a person
PROMPT is the entity an individual
TRANSLATE true AS the entity is an individual
TRANSLATE false AS the entity is not an individual

DEFAULT ACT Modern Slavery Act 2018
LINK section 5 TO http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/legis/cth/num_act/msa2018179/s5.html 
LINK section 6 TO http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/legis/cth/num_act/msa2018179/s6.html

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