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A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988, and for related purposes
Administered by: Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
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Registered 20 Feb 2013
Introduced HR 13 Feb 2013
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2010‑2011‑2012‑2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Amendment Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988                                  3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Amendment Act 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988

1  Subsections 8(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (2)  The Assembly is to consist of:

                     (a)  such number of members as is provided by enactment (subject to subsection (3)); or

                     (b)  until provision is made—17 members.

             (3)  An enactment providing for the number of members of the Assembly (or an enactment amending or repealing such an enactment) has no effect unless it is passed by a number of members at least equal to two‑thirds of the number of members provided for, at that time, by or in accordance with subsection (2).

             (4)  Subsection (3) has effect despite anything else in this Act.