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Wednesday, 25 August 1920

Clause 5 -

Section fourteen of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904-1918 is amended -

(a)   by inserting in sub-section (1), after the word "any" (first occurring), the words "person or persons holding the office of " ;

(b)   by inserting in that sub-section, after the words "the Deputy" (wherever occurring), the words "of Deputies " ; and

(c)   by omitting from sub-section (2), the word "The" (first occurring) and inserting in its stead the word " A ".

Section proposed to be amended: -14. (1) The Governor-General may, by instrument under his hand, appoint any Justice of theHigh Court or Judge of the Supreme Court of a State to be the Deputy of the President in any part of the Commonwealth, and in that capacity to exercise such powers and functions of the President as the Governor- General thinks fit to assign to the Deputy.

(2)   TheDeputy so appointed shall be entitled to hold office during good behaviour for the unexpired period of the term of office of the President for the time being, and shall be eligible for re-appointment, and shall not be removed during the said period except by the Governor-General on an address from both Houses of the Parliament in the same session, praying for such removal on the ground of proved misbehaviouror incapacity.....

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