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Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973

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Act No. 95 of 1973 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014
An Act to establish a Film, Television and Radio School
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Registered 16 Jul 2014
Start Date 01 Jul 2014

Description: Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973

No. 95, 1973 as amended

Compilation start date:                  1 July 2014

Includes amendments up to:         Act No. 62, 2014

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973 as in force on 1 July 2014. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislation to that date.

This compilation was prepared on 14 July 2014.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of each amended provision.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in the endnotes.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If a provision of the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details are included in the endnotes.

Provisions ceasing to have effect

If a provision of the compiled law has expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part I—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 1

Part II—The Australian Film, Television and Radio School                      3

4............ Establishment of School...................................................................... 3

5............ Functions of School............................................................................ 3

6............ Powers of School................................................................................ 4

6A......... School may determine degrees, diplomas and certificates................... 5

Part III—The Council of the School                                                                          6

7............ The Council......................................................................................... 6

8............ Constitution of Council....................................................................... 6

9............ Members elected by members of staff of School................................ 7

10.......... Members elected by students.............................................................. 7

11.......... Eligibility for appointment as member................................................. 8

12.......... Delegation by Council......................................................................... 8

13.......... Chair and Deputy Chair of Council..................................................... 9

14.......... Resignation of members.................................................................... 10

15.......... Dismissal of members....................................................................... 10

16.......... Fees and allowances.......................................................................... 10

17.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 10

18.......... Vacation of office.............................................................................. 10

20.......... Meetings of Council.......................................................................... 11

Part IV—Convocation                                                                                                      13

21.......... Constitution of Convocation............................................................. 13

22.......... Roll of members................................................................................ 13

23.......... Meetings of Convocation.................................................................. 14

Part V—The Director                                                                                                        15

24.......... Director of School............................................................................. 15

25.......... Tenure of office................................................................................. 15

26.......... Functions of Director........................................................................ 15

27.......... Remuneration and allowances of Director......................................... 15

28.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 15

29.......... Vacation of office of Director........................................................... 15

30.......... Director not to undertake any other work.......................................... 16

31.......... Acting Director................................................................................. 16

Part VI—Staff                                                                                                                        18

34.......... Employment of staff of School......................................................... 18

35.......... Terms and conditions of employment of staff................................... 18

35A....... Long service leave for the School’s employees................................. 18

Part VII—Finance                                                                                                               19

36.......... Moneys payable to School................................................................ 19

39.......... Application of moneys...................................................................... 19

40.......... Power to purchase and dispose of assets.......................................... 19

44.......... Exemption from taxation................................................................... 20

Part VIII—Miscellaneous                                                                                                21

46.......... Application of the Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963  21

47.......... Inventions etc. of employees............................................................. 21

48.......... Bonuses for discoveries by employees............................................. 21

49.......... Fees and agreements......................................................................... 21

50.......... Fees payable by students................................................................... 22

51.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 22

Endnotes                                                                                                                                    23

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                            23

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                25

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                             26

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                           29

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]                                          32

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]                                                                         32

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]                                             32

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous [none]                                                                        32


An Act to establish a Film, Television and Radio School

Part IPreliminary

  

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973.

2  Commencement

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

3  Interpretation

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

Acting Director means a person appointed under section 31 to act as the Director.

appointed includes re‑appointed, and appointment has a corresponding meaning.

broadcast means to transmit by way of television or radio, and broadcasting has a corresponding meaning.

Council means the Council of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School established by section 7.

Director means the Director of the School appointed under section 24.

ex‑officio member means a member, being the Director or an Acting Director.

Finance Minister means the Minister administering the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

member means a member of the Council.

member of the staff of the School means, except in section 21, a person who is employed on a full‑time basis under section 34, being a person who has been so employed, or whose term of employment is, for a period of 12 months or more.

program means:

                     (a)  an aggregate of images or sounds, or of images and sounds, embodied in any material; or

                     (b)  an aggregate of images or sounds, or of images and sounds, that is, or is intended to be, broadcast without first having been embodied in any material.

School means the Australian Film, Television and Radio School established by section 4.

Part IIThe Australian Film, Television and Radio School

  

4  Establishment of School

             (1)  There is hereby established a school to be known as the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

             (2)  The School:

                     (a)  is a body corporate;

                     (b)  shall have a seal; and

                     (c)  may sue and be sued.

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to the School. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

             (3)  The design of the seal of the School shall be as determined by the Council.

             (4)  The seal of the School shall be kept in such custody as the Council directs and shall not be used except as authorized by the Council.

             (5)  All courts, judges and persons acting judicially shall take judicial notice of the imprint of the seal of the School appearing on a document and shall presume that the document was duly sealed.

5  Functions of School

             (1)  The functions of the School are:

                     (a)  to provide advanced education and training by way of the development of the knowledge and skills required in connexion with the production of programs;

                     (b)  to conduct and encourage research in connexion with the production of programs;

                     (c)  to conduct such seminars and courses of education or training for persons engaged, or to be engaged, directly or indirectly, in connexion with the production of programs as are approved by the Council;

                     (d)  to co‑operate and make arrangements with other institutions and persons for purposes in connexion with the production of programs or the provision of education or training of the kind referred to in paragraph (a);

                     (e)  for purposes in connexion with the production of programs or the provision of education or training of the kind referred to in paragraph (a), to provide facilities for, and to offer the services of the staff of the School to, such other institutions or persons as are approved by the Council;

                      (f)  to make grants of financial assistance to persons to enable or assist those persons to receive education or undergo training of the kind referred to in paragraph (a);

                     (g)  to award such degrees, diplomas and certificates in relation to the passing of examinations or otherwise in relation to the education and training provided by the School as are specified in a determination under section 6A; and

                     (h)  to do anything incidental or conducive to the performance of the foregoing functions.

             (2)  The School shall exercise its functions with a view to enabling and encouraging the production of programs of a high degree of creativeness and of high technical and artistic standards.

6  Powers of School

                   Subject to this Act, the School has power to do all things that are necessary or convenient to be done for or in connexion with the performance of its functions and, in particular, has power:

                     (a)  to enter into contracts;

                     (b)  to erect buildings;

                     (c)  to occupy, use and control any land or building owned or held under lease by the Commonwealth and made available for the purposes of the School;

                     (d)  to acquire, hold and dispose of real or personal property; and

                     (e)  to accept gifts, devises and bequests made to the School, whether on trust or otherwise, and to act as trustee of moneys or other property vested in the School upon trust.

6A  School may determine degrees, diplomas and certificates

                   The School may, by legislative instrument, make a determination specifying degrees, diplomas or certificates for the purposes of paragraph 5(1)(g).

Part IIIThe Council of the School

  

7  The Council

             (1)  The School shall be governed by a council to be known as the Council of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

             (2)  All acts and things done in the name of, or on behalf of, the School by the Council or with the authority of the Council shall be deemed to have been done by the School.

8  Constitution of Council

             (1)  The Council shall consist of:

                     (a)  the Director;

                     (b)  a staff member elected by the staff members in the manner prescribed;

                     (c)  a student of the School elected by the students of the School in the manner prescribed;

                     (d)  3 members appointed by the Governor‑General; and

                     (e)  3 members of Convocation appointed by the Council.

             (4)  If an appointment of an Acting Director is in force under section 31, the Acting Director may attend meetings of the Council and, for the purposes of those meetings, shall be deemed to be a member of the Council.

             (5)  An act or decision of the Council is not invalid by reason only of a vacancy or vacancies in the membership of the Council.

             (6)  The appointment or election of a member is not invalid by reason only of a defect or irregularity in connexion with the appointment or election.

             (7)  The term of office of a member shall be as provided by this Act, but, subject to section 11, a member is eligible for re‑appointment or re‑election.

             (8)  Subject to this Act:

                     (a)  a member appointed under paragraph (1)(d) holds office for such period, not exceeding 3 years, as is specified in the instrument of appointment; and

                     (b)  a member appointed under paragraph (1)(e) holds office for a period of 3 years.

             (9)  In this section:

staff member means a person who:

                     (a)  is employed on a full‑time or part‑time basis under section 34; and

                     (b)  has been so employed, or whose term of employment is, for at least 12 months.

9  Members elected by members of staff of School

             (1)  Except as otherwise provided by this section, the member elected under paragraph 8(1)(b) holds office, subject to this Act, for a period of one year and the term of office of the member shall not commence before the expiration of the term of office of the member whose place the first‑mentioned member fills.

             (2)  If the member has ceased to hold office before the expiration of his or her term of office, a member shall, if the Minister so directs, be elected under paragraph 8(1)(b) to hold office from the date of his or her election until the expiration of that term.

             (3)  A member elected under paragraph 8(1)(b) ceases to hold office if he or she ceases to be a member of the staff of the School.

10  Members elected by students

             (1)  In this section, student member means the member referred to in paragraph 8(1)(c).

             (2)  Except as otherwise provided by this section, the student member holds office, subject to this Act, for the period of one year and the term of office of a student member shall not commence before the expiration of the term of office of the member whose place he or she fills.

             (3)  If the student member has ceased to hold office before the expiration of his or her term of office, a student member shall, if the Minister so directs, be elected under paragraph 8(1)(c) to hold office from the date of his or her election until the expiration of that term.

             (4)  A student member ceases to be a member if the Council determines that he or she has ceased to be a student of the School.

11  Eligibility for appointment as member

             (1)  Subject to this section, where a person has been elected or appointed as a member on two successive occasions, the person is not eligible to be again elected or appointed as a member.

             (2)  Where a person has been elected or appointed as a member on two successive occasions and a period of not less than one year has elapsed since the expiration of the second term of office of the member, the member is eligible to be again elected or appointed as a member.

12  Delegation by Council

             (1)  Subject to any direction of the Minister, the Council may, by resolution, either generally or as otherwise provided by the resolution, delegate to a member of the Council, a committee of the Council or a member of the staff of the School any of its powers under this Act, other than this power of delegation.

             (2)  A power so delegated, when exercised by the delegate, shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have been exercised by the Council.

             (3)  A delegation of a power under this section:

                     (a)  may be revoked by resolution of the Council (whether or not constituted by the persons constituting the Council at the time the power was delegated);

                     (b)  does not prevent the exercise of the power by the Council; and

                     (c)  continues in force notwithstanding a change in the membership of the Council.

             (4)  Section 34A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 applies in relation to a delegation under this section as if the Council were a person.

             (5)  A certificate signed by the Chair of the Council stating any matter with respect to a delegation of a power under this section is prima facie evidence of that matter.

             (6)  A document purporting to be a certificate mentioned in subsection (5) shall, unless the contrary is established, be deemed to be such a certificate and to have been duly given.

13  Chair and Deputy Chair of Council

             (1)  Subject to subsection (3), the Governor‑General shall appoint a member of the Council to be the Chair of the Council.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), the Council shall appoint a member of the Council to be the Deputy Chair of the Council.

             (3)  The Governor‑General shall not appoint as Chair, and the Council shall not appoint as Deputy Chair, an ex‑officio member or a member referred to in paragraph 8(1)(b) or (c).

             (4)  The member appointed as Chair or Deputy Chair holds office as Chair or Deputy Chair until the expiration of the member’s term of office as a member that is current at the time of the member’s appointment, but ceases to be the Chair or Deputy Chair if he or she ceases to be a member, and may resign from office as Chair or Deputy Chair by writing signed by the member and delivered:

                     (a)  in the case of the Chair—to the Governor‑General; and

                     (b)  in the case of the Deputy Chair—to the Chair.

             (5)  A person is eligible to be re‑appointed as the Chair or Deputy Chair.

14  Resignation of members

                   A member, other than an ex‑officio member, may resign from office by writing signed by the member and delivered to the Governor‑General.

15  Dismissal of members

                   The Governor‑General may remove a member, other than an ex‑officio member, from office on the ground of misbehaviour or physical or mental incapacity.

16  Fees and allowances

             (1)  A member other than the Director shall be paid such fees as are determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.

             (2)  A member other than the Director shall be paid such allowances as are prescribed.

             (3)  This section has effect subject to the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.

17  Leave of absence

             (1)  A full‑time member has such recreation leave entitlements as are determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.

             (2)  The Council may grant a full‑time member leave of absence, other than recreation leave, on such terms and conditions as to remuneration or otherwise as the Council determines.

             (3)  The Council may grant a part‑time member leave to be absent from a meeting or meetings of the Council.

18  Vacation of office

             (1)  If a member, other than an ex‑officio member:

                     (a)  becomes bankrupt, applies to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, compounds with creditors or makes an assignment of remuneration for their benefit;

                     (b)  is absent without leave of the Council from 3 consecutive meetings of the Council;

the Governor‑General shall remove the member from office.

Note:          A member can also be removed from office under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

             (2)  Section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to an election of a member under paragraph 8(1)(b) or (c) of this Act as if the election were an appointment by the Council.

Note:          This enables the Council to remove from office an elected member if the member fails to comply with the general duties of officials under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

20  Meetings of Council

             (1)  The Council shall hold such meetings as are necessary for the performance of its functions.

             (2)  The Chair, or if for any reason the Chair is not available, the Deputy Chair:

                     (a)  may convene meetings of the Council, and shall comply with any resolution of the Council with respect to the convening of meetings; and

                     (b)  shall, on receipt of a written request signed by not less than 2 members, convene a meeting of the Council.

             (3)  If neither the Chair nor the Deputy Chair is available, the Director may convene a meeting of the Council.

             (4)  The Chair shall preside at all meetings of the Council at which he or she is present.

             (5)  At a meeting of the Council at which the Chair is not present the Deputy Chair shall preside.

             (6)  At a meeting of the Council at which neither the Chair nor the Deputy Chair is present, the members present shall appoint one of their number to preside.

             (7)  The quorum at a meeting of the Council is:

                     (a)  before the first members have been elected under paragraphs 8(1)(b) and (c)—5 members; and

                     (b)  after the first members have been so elected—5 members.

             (8)  Questions arising at a meeting of the Council shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present.

             (9)  The member presiding at a meeting of the Council has a deliberative vote, and, in the event of an equality of votes, also has a casting vote.

Part IVConvocation

  

21  Constitution of Convocation

             (1)  Convocation shall consist of:

                     (a)  all members and past members of the Council;

                     (b)  all persons who were, at any time, members of the Interim Council;

                     (c)  all members and past members of the staff of the School;

                     (d)  all persons who have been awarded degrees or diplomas by the School; and

                     (e)  such persons as the Council admits as members of Convocation.

          (1A)  A reference in subsection (1) to a member of the staff of the school is a reference to a member of the academic or technical staff of the School engaged in, or directly or indirectly associated with, teaching at the School.

             (2)  The Council shall not admit a person as a member of Convocation under paragraph (1)(e) unless the Council considers the person to be suitably qualified to be so admitted by virtue of the person’s knowledge or experience in connexion with films, television or radio.

             (3)  In paragraph (1)(b), Interim Council means the Council established on 14th November, 1969, to investigate and report on the form and location of a national film and television training school.

22  Roll of members

             (1)  Until Convocation is constituted, the Council shall cause to be kept a roll of all persons who are entitled to become members of Convocation.

             (2)  When the number of persons so enrolled amounts to 100, the Council shall report the fact to the Governor‑General.

             (3)  The report referred to in subsection (2) shall be published in the Gazette, and Convocation shall be deemed to be constituted on the day of that publication.

             (4)  After Convocation has been constituted, the Council shall cause to be kept a roll of all members of Convocation.

23  Meetings of Convocation

                   Meetings of Convocation may be convened by the Chair of the Council.

Part VThe Director

  

24  Director of School

             (1)  There shall be a Director of the School, who shall be appointed by the Governor‑General on the recommendation of the Council.

             (2)  The Director holds office on such terms and conditions (if any) in respect of matters not provided for by this Act as are determined by the Governor‑General.

25  Tenure of office

                   The Director shall be appointed for a period not exceeding 7 years, but is eligible for re‑appointment.

26  Functions of Director

                   Subject to the general direction of the Council, the Director shall manage the affairs of the School.

27  Remuneration and allowances of Director

             (1)  The Director shall be paid such remuneration as is determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.

             (2)  The Director shall be paid such allowances as are prescribed.

             (3)  This section has effect subject to the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.

28  Resignation

                   The Director may resign from office by writing signed by the Director and delivered to the Governor‑General.

29  Vacation of office of Director

             (1)  If the Director:

                     (a)  becomes bankrupt, applies to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, compounds with creditors or makes an assignment of remuneration for their benefit;

                     (b)  is absent from duty, except on leave of absence, for 14 consecutive days or for 28 days in any 12 months;

the Governor‑General shall remove the Director from office.

             (2)  The Governor‑General may remove the Director from office for misbehaviour or physical or mental incapacity.

Note:          The Director may also be removed from office under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

30  Director not to undertake any other work

             (1)  The Director shall not engage in paid employment outside the duties of the Director’s office except with the approval of the Council.

             (2)  The Council shall not give an approval for the purposes of subsection (1) unless it is satisfied that the paid employment will not interfere with the performance of the duties of the Director under this Act.

31  Acting Director

             (1)  The Governor‑General may appoint a person to act as the Director:

                     (a)  during a vacancy in the office of Director, whether or not an appointment has previously been made to the office; or

                     (b)  during any period, or during all periods, when the Director is, or is about to be, absent from duty or from Australia or, for any reason, unable to perform the functions of the Director’s office.

Note:          For rules that apply to acting appointments, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

             (2)  The Governor‑General may:

                     (a)  subject to this Act, on the recommendation of the Council, determine the terms and conditions of appointment of an Acting Director; and

                     (b)  at any time terminate such an appointment.

Part VIStaff

  

34  Employment of staff of School

                   The School may employ such persons as are necessary for the purposes of this Act.

35  Terms and conditions of employment of staff

             (1)  The terms and conditions of employment (in respect of matters not provided for by this Act) of persons employed under section 34 are as determined by the Council.

             (2)  In subsection (1), terms and conditions include conditions with respect to the duration of employment or with respect to dismissal from employment.

35A  Long service leave for the School’s employees

                   The Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976 applies to a person employed by the School under section 34 of this Act as if the person were engaged under the Public Service Act 1999.

Part VIIFinance

  

36  Moneys payable to School

             (1)  There are payable to the School such moneys as are appropriated by the Parliament for the purposes of the School.

             (2)  The Finance Minister may give directions as to the amounts in which, and the times at which, moneys referred to in subsection (1) are to be paid to the School.

39  Application of moneys

             (1)  The moneys of the School shall be applied only:

                     (a)  in payment or discharge of the costs and expenses of the School under this Act; and

                     (b)  in payment of any remuneration (including fees) and allowances payable under this Act.

          (1A)  Subsection (1) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of the School.

             (2)  Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, where a gift or bequest made to the School is subject to conditions in relation to the purposes for which it is to be applied, the moneys paid to the School as a result of the gift or bequest, and any income derived from the investment of those moneys, may be applied for those purposes and subject to those conditions but not otherwise.

40  Power to purchase and dispose of assets

             (1)  The School shall not, without the approval of the Minister:

                     (a)  acquire any property, right or privilege for a consideration exceeding in amount or value $250,000 or, if a higher amount is prescribed, that higher amount;

                     (b)  dispose of any property, right or privilege where the amount or value of the consideration for the disposal, or the value of the property, right or privilege, exceeds $250,000 or, if a higher amount is prescribed, that higher amount;

                     (c)  enter into a contract for the construction of a building for the School, being a contract under which the School is to pay an amount exceeding $50,000 or, if a higher amount is prescribed, that higher amount; or

                     (d)  enter into a lease of land for a period exceeding 10 years.

             (2)  The taking on lease or the purchase of land or buildings required for the purposes of the School shall be effected under the Lands Acquisition Act 1989.

44  Exemption from taxation

                   The School is not subject to taxation under any law of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory.

Part VIIIMiscellaneous

  

46  Application of the Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963

                   The School is a Commonwealth authority for the purposes of the Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963.

47  Inventions etc. of employees

             (1)  Where a discovery, invention or improvement of or in any process, apparatus or machine is made by an employee of the School in the course of the employee’s official duties, it is the property of the School and may be made available by the School on such conditions and on payment of such fees or royalties, or otherwise, as the Council, with the approval of the Minister, determines.

             (2)  An employee of the School shall not, except with the consent in writing of the Council, make application for a patent for an invention that is made by the employee in the course of the employee’s official duties or that relates to any matter or work connected with the employee’s official duties.

48  Bonuses for discoveries by employees

                   The Council may pay to employees of the School, or to persons working on behalf of the School, such bonuses as the Council, with the approval of the Minister, determines in respect of useful discoveries or inventions made by those employees or persons.

49  Fees and agreements

                   The Council may charge such fees, and may agree to such conditions, as it thinks fit:

                     (a)  for investigations carried out by the School at the request of any institution or person; and

                     (b)  for the purpose of exercising its function under paragraph 5(1)(e).

50  Fees payable by students

             (1)  Subject to this section, fees are payable to the School, at such rates as, subject to any directions of the Minister, the Council determines for courses of study or instruction of the School, for entry to examinations conducted by the School and for such other facilities or privileges of the School as the Council determines or the Minister directs.

             (2)  A student who has been granted by the School a scholarship or bursary, is exempt from payment of fees to the extent of the exemption applicable under the scholarship or bursary.

51  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters that are required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed or are necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act, and, in particular, providing for:

                     (a)  the manner and time of convening, holding and adjourning meetings of Convocation;

                     (b)  the quorum of meetings of Convocation;

                     (c)  the appointment, powers and duties of the chair of Convocation;

                     (d)  the conduct and record of the business of meetings of Convocation;

                     (e)  the appointment of committees of Convocation; and

                      (f)  penalties not exceeding a fine of 1 penalty unit for offences against the regulations.


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide details of the history of this legislation and its provisions. The following endnotes are included in each compilation:

 

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments

Endnote 6—Modifications

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous

 

If there is no information under a particular endnote, the word “none” will appear in square brackets after the endnote heading.

 

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key in this endnote sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

 

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

 

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended the compiled law. The information includes commencement information for amending laws and details of application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

 

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision level. It also includes information about any provisions that have expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the compiled law.

 

Uncommenced amendments—Endnote 5

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in endnote 5.

Modifications—Endnote 6

If the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details of the modification are included in endnote 6.

 

Misdescribed amendments—Endnote 7

An amendment is a misdescribed amendment if the effect of the amendment cannot be incorporated into the text of the compilation. Any misdescribed amendment is included in endnote 7.

 

Miscellaneous—Endnote 8

Endnote 8 includes any additional information that may be helpful for a reader of the compilation.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

pres = present

am = amended

prev = previous

c = clause(s)

(prev) = previously

Ch = Chapter(s)

Pt = Part(s)

def = definition(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Dict = Dictionary

Reg = Regulation/Regulations

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

reloc = relocated

Div = Division(s)

renum = renumbered

exp = expired or ceased to have effect

rep = repealed

hdg = heading(s)

rs = repealed and substituted

LI = Legislative Instrument

s = section(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

mod = modified/modification

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

No = Number(s)

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

o = order(s)

SR = Statutory Rules

Ord = Ordinance

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

orig = original

SubPt = Subpart(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

/sub‑subparagraph(s)

 

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Film and Television School Act 1973

95, 1973

31 Aug 1973

31 Aug 1973

 

Statute Law Revision Act 1973

216, 1973

19 Dec 1973

31 Dec 1973

ss. 9(1) and 10

Australian Film and Television School Amendment Act 1976

110, 1976

29 Oct 1976

29 Oct 1976

s. 9

 Administrative Changes (Consequential Provisions) Act 1978

36, 1978

12 June 1978

12 June 1978

s. 8

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 1) 1985

65, 1985

5 June 1985

s. 3: 3 July 1985

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 1) 1986

76, 1986

24 June 1986

s. 3: Royal Assent

s. 9

Arts, Territories and Environment Legislation Amendment Act 1989

60, 1989

19 June 1989

ss. 11 and 13: 7 Dec 1988
Part 5 (ss. 14, 15): 11 May 1989 (see s. 2(3) and Gazette 1989, No. S164)
Remainder: Royal Assent

s. 5

Arts, Sport, Environment, Tourism and Territories Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1991

179, 1991

25 Nov 1991

25 Nov 1991

Communications and the Arts Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1995

32, 1995

12 Apr 1995

Schedule (items
2–5): Royal Assent

Statute Law Revision Act 1996

43, 1996

25 Oct 1996

Schedule 4 (items 22, 23): Royal Assent

Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997

152, 1997

24 Oct 1997

Schedule 2 (items 238–246): 1 Jan 1998 (see Gazette 1997, No. GN49) (a)

Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999

146, 1999

11 Nov 1999

Schedule 1 (item 173): 5 Dec 1999 (see Gazette 1999, No. S584) (b)

Corporate Law Economic Reform Program Act 1999

156, 1999

24 Nov 1999

Schedule 10 (items 24, 25): 13 Mar 2000 (see Gazette 2000, No. S114) (c)

Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001

159, 2001

1 Oct 2001

29 Oct 2001

Sch. 1 (item 97)

Arts Legislation Amendment (Maritime Museum and Film, Television and Radio School) Act 2005

110, 2005

31 Aug 2005

31 Aug 2005

Sch. 1 (item 3)

Screen Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2008

13, 2008

20 Mar 2008

Schedule 1 (item 2): 1 July 2008 (see s. 2(1) and F2008L01863)

Statute Law Revision Act 2011

5, 2011

22 Mar 2011

Schedule 5 (items 24, 25): 19 Apr 2011

Acts Interpretation Amendment Act 2011

46, 2011

27 June 2011

Schedule 2 (items 154, 155) and Schedule 3 (items 10, 11): 27 Dec 2011

Sch. 3 (items 10, 11)

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2014

31, 2014

27 May 2014

Sch 1 (items 6–8): 24 June 2014

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014

62, 2014

30 June 2014

Sch 7 (items 235–244): 1 July 2014 (see s 2(1) item 6)

 

(a)             The Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973 was amended by Schedule 2 (items 238–246) only of the Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997, subsection 2(2) of which provides as follows:

                   (2)  Schedules 1, 2 and 4 commence on the same day as the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

(b)             The Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973 was amended by Schedule 1 (item 173) only of the Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999, subsections 2(1) and (2) of which provide as follows:

                   (1)  In this Act, commencing time means the time when the Public Service Act 1999 commences.

                   (2)  Subject to this section, this Act commences at the commencing time.

(c)              The Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973 was amended by Schedule 10 (items 24 and 25) only of the Corporate Law Economic Reform Program Act 1999, subsection 2(2)(c) of which provides as follows:

                   (2)  The following provisions commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation:

                           (c)   the items in Schedules 10, 11 and 12.

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Title....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

Part I

 

s. 1......................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986

s. 3......................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986; No. 5, 2011; No 62, 2014

Part II

 

Heading to Part II................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986

s. 4......................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986

Note to s. 4(2) ....................

ad. No. 152,1997

 

rs No 62, 2014

s. 5......................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 110, 2005

s. 6A...................................

ad. No. 110, 2005

Part III

 

s. 7......................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986

s. 8......................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 60, 1989; No. 179, 1991; No. 32, 1995

ss. 9, 10..............................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 60, 1989

s. 11....................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 179, 1991

s. 12....................................

rs. No. 110, 1976

 

am. No. 152, 1997

s. 13....................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 152, 1997

s. 14....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

s. 16....................................

rs. No. 76, 1986

 

am. No. 43, 1996

s. 17....................................

rs. No. 179, 1991

 

am. No. 146, 1999

s. 18....................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 152, 1997; No. 156, 1999; No 62, 2014

Note to s 18(1)....................

ad No 62, 2014

s. 19....................................

rs. No. 76, 1986

 

rep. No. 152, 1997

s. 20....................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 60, 1989; No. 32, 1995; No. 152, 1997

Part IV

 

s. 21....................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986

s. 22....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

s. 23....................................

am. No. 152, 1997

Part V

 

s. 25....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

s. 27....................................

rs. No. 76, 1986

 

am. No. 43, 1996

s. 28....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

s. 29....................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986; No. 179, 1991; No, 152, 1997; No. 156, 1999; No 62, 2014

Note to s 29(2)....................

ad No 62, 2014

s. 30....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

s. 31....................................

am. No. 110, 1976; No. 76, 1986; No. 46, 2011

Note to s. 31(1) ..................

ad. No. 46, 2011

s. 32....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

 

rep. No. 159, 2001

s. 33....................................

rep. No. 110, 1976

Part VI

 

s. 35A.................................

ad. No. 13, 2008

Part VII

 

s. 36....................................

am. No. 36, 1978; No. 5, 2011

ss. 37, 38............................

rs. No. 76, 1986

 

rep. No. 152, 1997

s. 39....................................

am. No. 152, 1997; No 62, 2014

s. 40....................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 179, 1991; No 31, 2014

s. 41....................................

rep. No. 76, 1986

s. 42....................................

am. No. 36, 1978

 

rep. No. 76, 1986

s. 43....................................

rep. No. 76, 1986

s. 45....................................

am. No. 216, 1973

 

rep. No. 65, 1985

Part VIII

 

hdg to s 46..........................

rs No 31, 2014

s. 46....................................

am. No. 110, 1976

 

rs. No. 76, 1986

 

am No 31, 2014

s. 47....................................

am. No. 76, 1986

s. 51....................................

am. No. 76, 1986; No. 32, 1995; No. 152, 1997

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous [none]