(1) The Minister may, in writing, delegate his or her powers under section 123H to any of the following persons:
(a) the Secretary;
(b) the Chief of the Defence Force;
(c) an officer in command of an activity of the Defence Force outside Australia;
(d) an APS employee who holds, or performs the duties of, an APS 6 position, or an equivalent or higher position, in the Department.
(2) In exercising powers under a delegation, the delegate must comply with any directions of the Minister.