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Directions/Other as made
These Directions notify the Minister and provide a draft agenda within certain timeframes before meetings.
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 46
Registered 08 Mar 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Mar-2005
Tabled Senate09-Mar-2005
Date of repeal 24 Mar 2005
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling provision repealed by Schedule 1, Part 1, item 1 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005 (Act No. 32 of 2005).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (Meetings) Directions 2005

I, Peter McGauran, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, give these Directions to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission under subsection 12(1) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989.

Dated  4th March 2005

Peter McGauran

Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

 


1              Name of Directions

                These Directions are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (Meetings) Directions 2005 .

2              Commencement

                These Directions commence when they are given to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission.

3              Definition

                In this Direction:

                Commission means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission;

                meeting has the same meaning as in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989.

4              Commission may hold meetings

(1)         The Commission may hold a meeting of the Commission if and only if the conditions set out in sub-clauses (2) and (3) are satisfied.

(2)         The Commission must not meet unless the Commission has given the Minister 30 days notice, in writing, of  its intention to do so.

 

(3)         The Commission must give the Minister a draft agenda for the meeting at the same time that it gives written notice to the Minister in accordance with sub-clause (2).

        

5          Commission may resume meetings

 

(1)         Where a meeting of the Commission has been adjourned without setting a date for its resumption, the Commission may resume the meeting if and only if the conditions set out in sub-clause (2) and (3) are satisfied.

 

(2)   The Commission must not resume a meeting of the Commission unless the Commission gives the Minister 14 days notice, in writing, of its intention to do so.

 

(3)   The Commission must give the Minister a draft agenda for the meeting at the same time that it gives written notice to the Minister in accordance with sub-clause (2)

 

(4)   For the avoidance of doubt, this direction applies in respect of a meeting adjourned but not resumed at the time the direction is given.