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Senate (Quorum) Act 1991

Act No. 138 of 1991 as made
An Act to determine the quorum of the Senate
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Date of Assent 27 Sep 1991
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Senate (Quorum) Act 1991

 

No. 138 of 1991

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to determine the quorum of the Senate

  

  

  



 

 

Senate (Quorum) Act 1991

No. 138 of 1991

 

 

 

An Act to determine the quorum of the Senate

[Assented to 27 September 1991]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Senate (Quorum) Act 1991.

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‑quarter of the whole number of the senators is necessary to constitute a meeting of the Senate for the exercise of its powers.