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Act No. 47 of 1991 as made
An Act to amend the Employment, Education and Training Act 1988
Date of Assent 24 Apr 1991
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING AMENDMENT ACT 1991 No. 47, 1991

EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING AMENDMENT ACT 1991 No. 47 of 1991 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Employment, Education and Training Act 1988

EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING AMENDMENT ACT 1991 No. 47 of 1991 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

(Assented to 24 April 1991)
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Employment, Education and Training Amendment Act 1991.
(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Employment, Education and Training Act 1988.*1*

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 20 February 1991
Senate on 11 March 1991
*1* No. 80, 1988, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 1, 2, 13, 170 and 179, 1989.

EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING AMENDMENT ACT 1991 No. 47 of 1991 - SECT 2
Functions of the Higher Education Council

2. Section 25 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (1) (c) "regular reports, in February and August" and substituting "a report, in March".

EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION AND TRAINING AMENDMENT ACT 1991 No. 47 of 1991 - SECT 3
Acting appointments

3. Section 33 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting subsections (1) and (2) and substituting the following subsections:
"(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may appoint a person to act as a member of a Council:
(a) during a vacancy in the office of that member, whether or not an appointment has previously been made to that office; or
(b) during any period, or during all periods, when that member is absent from duty or from Australia or is, for any other reason (including the reason that the member is acting as the Chairperson), unable to perform the duties of the office of member;
but a person appointed to act during a vacancy is not to continue in that office for more than 12 months.
"(2) A member of the Board, or a person appointed under subsection 21 (3), may only be appointed to act as a member of a Council where:
(a) a vacancy in the membership of the Council results in there being less than 2 members of the Board on the Council; or
(b) the member of the Council who is absent or unable to perform the duties of the office is a member of the Board.".