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House of Representatives (Quorum) Act 1989

Act No. 42 of 1989 as made
An Act to determine the quorum of members of the House of Representatives
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Date of Assent 02 Jun 1989
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House of Representatives (Quorum) Act 1989

 

No. 42, 1989

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to determine the quorum of members of the House of Representatives

  

  

  


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1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Quorum............................................................................................... 2


 

 

House of Representatives (Quorum) Act 1989

 

No. 42, 1989

 

 

 

 

An Act to determine the quorum of members of the House of Representatives

[Assented to 3 June 1989]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the House of Representatives (Quorum) Act 1989.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Quorum

                   The presence of at least one-fifth of the whole number of the members of the House of Representatives is necessary to constitute a meeting of the House for the exercise of its powers.