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Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1951

Authoritative Version
Act No. 1 of 1951 as made
An Act relating to the Tenure of Office of the Chief Conciliation Commissioner.
Date of Assent 17 Mar 1951
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION.

 

No. 1 of 1951.

An Act relating to the Tenure of Office of the Chief Conciliation Commissioner.

[Assented to 17th March, 1951.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1951.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


 

Tenure of Chief Conciliation Commissioner.

3.  If, in the opinion of the Governor-General, it is desirable in the public interest that the Chief Conciliation Commissioner holding office under the Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904–1950 at the commencement of this Act should continue in the performance of the duties of his office and the Chief Conciliation Commissioner is able and willing to do so, the Governor-General may extend the term of office of the Chief Conciliation Commissioner for such period as he thinks fit but the term of office of the Chief Conciliation Commissioner shall not be extended for a period expiring after the date upon which he will attain the age of seventy years.