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Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Education, Employment and Workplace Relations)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

4 ............ Constitutional operation of this Act..................................................... 3

Part 2—Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority   5

5............ Establishment...................................................................................... 5

6............ Functions............................................................................................ 5

7............ Considerations governing the performance of functions..................... 6

8............ Powers................................................................................................ 7

9............ Charging of fees.................................................................................. 7

10.......... Privileges and immunities of the Crown............................................. 7

Part 3—The Board of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority           8

Division 1—The Board                                                                                                 8

11.......... Establishment...................................................................................... 8

12.......... Role..................................................................................................... 8

13.......... Membership........................................................................................ 8

14.......... Appointment of members.................................................................... 9

15.......... Acting in positions............................................................................ 10

16.......... Remuneration of members................................................................ 11

17.......... Leave of members............................................................................. 11

18.......... Resignation of members.................................................................... 12

19.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 12

20.......... Other terms and conditions of members............................................ 12

Division 2—Board Procedures                                                                               13

21.......... Meetings........................................................................................... 13

22.......... Decisions without meetings.............................................................. 14

Part 4—Chief Executive Officer, staff and committees                                15

Division 1—Chief Executive Officer                                                                   15

23.......... Establishment.................................................................................... 15

24.......... Role................................................................................................... 15

25.......... Appointment..................................................................................... 16

26.......... Acting appointments......................................................................... 16

27.......... Other employment............................................................................. 16

28.......... Remuneration.................................................................................... 17

29.......... Leave................................................................................................. 17

30.......... Disclosure of interests....................................................................... 17

31.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 17

32.......... Termination....................................................................................... 18

33.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 18

Division 2—Staff                                                                                                            19

34.......... Staff.................................................................................................. 19

Division 3—Committees                                                                                            20

35.......... Committees of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority    20

36.......... Remuneration of committee members............................................... 20

Part 5—Finance                                                                                                                     22

37.......... Money payable to the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority              22

38.......... Application of money by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority   22

39.......... Taxation............................................................................................ 23

Part 6—Other matters                                                                                                        24

40.......... Information collection, use and disclosure........................................ 24

41.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 25

42.......... How Ministerial Council gives directions etc.................................... 25

43.......... Reporting requirements..................................................................... 25

44.......... Review of role and functions............................................................ 26

45.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 26

 



A Bill for an Act to establish the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:


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