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These Rules amend the Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Rules 1996 which provide that the Minister may make rules prescribing, amongst other matters, the manner in which elections for the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) are to be conducted.
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Registered 12 Feb 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Feb-2008
Tabled Senate14-Feb-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014

Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Amendment Rules 2008

 

 

I, JENNY MACKLIN, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, make these Rules under subsection 143G (1) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

 

 

Dated                      1 February                        2008

 

 

 

                             J. Macklin

 

 

Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

 


 

1          Name of Rules

 

These Rules are the Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Amendment Rules 2008.

 

2          Commencement

 

These Rules commence on the day after they are registered.

 

3          Amendment of Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Rules 1996

 

Schedule 1 amends the Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Rules 1996.

 


 

Schedule 1           Amendments

                                                (Section 3)

 

[1]        Subrule 2 (1), definition of the Act

 

substitute

 

the Act means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

 

[2]        Subrule 2 (1), definition of ward, paragraph (b)

 

substitute

 

(b)     the Horn/Prince of Wales Islands ward; or

(c)     the TRAWQ ward; or

(d)     the Bamaga ward; or

(e)     the Seisia ward.

 

[3]        Paragraph 2A (1) (b)

 

substitute

 

(b)     the Horn/Prince of Wales Islands ward; and

(c)     the TRAWQ ward; and

(d)     the Bamaga ward; and

(e)     the Seisia ward.

 

[4]        Subrule 2A (3)

 

substitute

 

(3)     The boundary of the TRAWQ ward is the boundary depicted on the map called ‘TRAWQ ward’, published by the Authority on 31 January 2008.

 

(4)     The boundary of the Bamaga ward is the boundary depicted on the map called ‘Bamaga ward’, published by the Authority on 31 January 2008.

 

(5)     The boundary of the Seisia ward is the boundary depicted on the map called ‘Seisia ward’, published by the Authority on 31 January 2008.

 

(6)     The designated number for each ward is 1.