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This instrument extends the timeframe for holding the election for the Torres Strait Regional Authority which is due to be held before the end of July 2020.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 21 Apr 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-May-2020
Tabled Senate12-May-2020
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Torres Strait Regional Authority (Postponement of Election) Instrument 2020

I, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, make the following instrument.

Dated   16th April 202                         

Ken Wyatt                                       

Minister for Indigenous Australians

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

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

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Postponement of TSRA election.............................................................................................. 1

6  Timing of next TSRA election.................................................................................................. 1

7  Subsequent TSRA elections..................................................................................................... 2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Torres Strait Regional Authority (Postponement of Election) Instrument 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

The whole of this instrument.

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 142S of the Act.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.

TSRA election has the meaning given in subsection 4(1) of the Act.

5  Postponement of TSRA election

             (1)  This section:

                     (a)  is made for the purposes of subsection 142S(1) of the Act; and

                     (b)  displaces the operation of subsection 142Y(1) of the Act.

             (2)  The next TSRA election, which is due to be held in July 2020, is postponed until a date to be fixed in accordance with section 6.

6  Timing of next TSRA election

                   For the purposes of subsection 142Y(2) of the Act, the day or days fixed for polling in the next TSRA election shall be no later than 31 March 2021.

 

7  Subsequent TSRA elections

                   Subsection 142Y(1) of the Act applies to subsequent TSRA elections held after 31 March 2021.