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Reg No. 4 of 2005
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This is a regulation of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 21 Dec 2015
Date of repeal 18 Jun 2015
Repealed by Norfolk Island Continued Laws Amendment Ordinance 2015

NORFOLK                                                               ISLAND

Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Regulations 2005

Regulations No. 4 of 2005

 

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table of provisions

Regulation

      1.         Objective

2.                  Authorising provision

3.                  Commencement

4.                  Definitions

5.                  Primary return

6.                  Ordinary return

7.                  Amended return

8.                  Signing and witnessing a return

 

Schedule1 – primary return

Schedule 2 – ordinary return

Schedule 3 – amended return

 

 


 

 

 

NORFOLK                                                                     ISLAND

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY (REGISTER OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS) REGULATIONS 2005

 

Regulations No. 4 of 2005

 

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I, Grant Ernest John Tambling, acting in accordance with the advice of the Executive Council of Norfolk Island, make the following Regulations under section 13 of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004.

 

Dated 21 June 2005.

G.E.J. Tambling

Administrator

By His Honour’s Command

 

 

S.V. Jack

Minister for the Environment

For and on behalf of the Chief Minister

Objective

      1.         The objective of these Regulations is to prescribe the forms of return to be completed by members of the Legislative Assembly to lodge their register of interests returns.

Authorising provision

      2.         These Regulations are made under section 13 of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004.

Commencement

      3.         These Regulations come into operation on 24 June 2005.

Definitions

      4.         In these Regulations —

      “Act” means the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004;

      “return” means a primary return, an ordinary return or an amended return.

      “return period” is, in respect of the first ordinary return required to be lodged after the commencement of the Act, the period between 27 October 2004 until 30 June 2005.

Primary return

      5.         A primary return to be submitted to the Clerk to the Legislative Assembly under section 6 of the Act must be in the form set out in Schedule 1.


 

Ordinary return

      6.         An ordinary return to be submitted to the Clerk to the Legislative Assembly under section 6 of the Act must be in the form set out in Schedule 2.

Amended return

      7.         An amended return to be submitted to the Clerk to the Legislative Assembly under section 6 of the Act must be in the form set out in Schedule 3.

Signing and witnessing a return

      8.         (1)        The member to whom a return relates must, in the presence of a witness, sign the return and each page attached to it.

(2)  The witness must sign the return and each page attached to it.
SCHEDULES

 

SCHEDULE 1

Legislative Assembly Register of Members' Interests

Regulation 5

PRIMARY RETURN

Notes:

                  (i)         Interests which you are required to register are set out in section 6(1) of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004.

      (ii)        This form is required from a Member within 30 days after they are elected (other than by being re-elected) and have been sworn in. The “return period” is the period since the last return until this return.

(iii)       “income source” and “financial benefit” are defined in section 3 of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004 and should be carefully considered.

                  (iv)       If there is not sufficient space on this form for all of the information you are required to register, you may attach additional pages for that purpose.  Each additional page must be dated, signed by you and by the person witnessing your signature on this form.

                  (v)        Please complete this form in typed form or block capitals.

 

FAMILY NAME OF MEMBER

OTHER NAMES

 

 

 

 

 

Registrable Interests

Details

1.

A statement of all income sources that I have or expect to have in the period commencing on the date of the return until 30 June next following.

 

 

2.

The name of each company or other body in which on the date of the primary return I held any office of any kind.

 

 

 

3.

The name and description of each company, partnership, association or other body in which I hold or held during the return period, a beneficial interest which exceeds $500.

 

4.

A concise description of each trust in which I or my family hold or held during the return period, a beneficial interest.

 

 

5.

The address and description of all land in which I have a beneficial interest other than by way of security for any debt.

 

6.

Any other substantial interest of mine or of my family of which I have knowledge, whether of a pecuniary nature or otherwise, and which I consider might appear to raise a conflict between my private interest and my public duty as a member.

 

 

 

Signature of Member .............................................................

 

Signature of witness ..............................................................

 

Name [print]                 ………………………………………..

 

Date .......................................................

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SCHEDULE 2

Legislative Assembly Register of members’ Interests

Regulation 6

ORDINARY RETURN

Notes:

                  (i)   Interests which you are required to register are set out in section 6(2) of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004.

                  (ii)  This form is required from every Member within 30 days after 30 June each year. Note that the “return period” is, in respect of the first ordinary return required to be lodged after the commencement of the Act, the period between 27 October 2004 until 30 June 2005.

                  (iii) “income source” and “financial benefit” are defined in section 3 of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004 and should be carefully considered.

                  (iv) If there is not sufficient space on this form for all of the information you are required to register, you may attach additional pages for that purpose.  Each additional page must be dated, signed by you and by the person witnessing your signature on this form.

                  (v) Please complete this form in typed form or block capitals.

FAMILY NAME OF MEMBER

OTHER NAMES

 

 

 

Registrable Interests

Details

1.

Where I receive or am entitled to receive a financial benefit during any part of the return period – a statement of the  income source of the financial benefit.

 

 

2.

Where I hold or have held an office whether as director or otherwise in any company or other body, corporate or unincorporate, during the return period ─ the name of such company or other body.

 

 

3.

The name and description of each company, partnership, association or other body in which I hold or held during the return period, a beneficial interest which exceeds $500

 

 

 

 

 


 

4.

 

 

A concise description of each trust in which I or my family hold or held during the return period, a beneficial interest.

 

 

5.

The address and description of all land in which I have a beneficial interest other than by way of security for any debt.

 

 

6.

The source of all significant contributions made in cash or otherwise (other than a contribution by the Administration or a statutory authority of Norfolk Island) to any travel beyond the limits of Norfolk Island undertaken by me during the return period.

 

 

7.

Particulars of all gifts of or above, or in total of or above, the amount or value of $500 received by me during the return period from a person other than a person related to me or my spouse.

 

 

8.

Any other substantial interest of mine or of my family of which I have knowledge, whether of a pecuniary nature or otherwise, and which I consider might appear to raise a conflict between my private interest and my public duty as a member.

 

 

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Signature of Member .............................................................

Signature of witness ..............................................................

Name [print]                ………………………………………

Date .......................................................

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SCHEDULE 3

Legislative Assembly Register of Members’ Interests

Regulation 7

AMENDED RETURN

Notes:

                  (i)   If there is any change to interests you have registered you are required by section 8 of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004 to submit a return in accordance with subsection 6(3).

            (ii)  “income source” and “financial benefit” are defined in section 4 of the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members’ Interests) Act 2004 and should be carefully considered.

                  (iii) If there is not sufficient space on this form for all of the information  you are required to register, you may attach additional pages for that purpose.  Each additional page must be dated, signed by you and by the person witnessing your signature on this form.

                  (iv) Please complete this form in typed form or block capitals.

 

FAMILY NAME OF MEMBER

OTHER NAMES

 

 

 

Registrable Interest Changed

Details of Change

 

 

 

New Registrable Interest

Details

 

 

 

Signature of Member .............................................................

Signature of witness ..............................................................

Name [print]                ………………………………………

Date ......................................................

 

Notified Gazette No. 30, 24 June 2005.

Commenced 24 June 2005 (Gazette No. 30, 24 June 2005).

Printed on the authority of the Administrator.

 

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