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Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish Infrastructure Australia and the Infrastructure Coordinator, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

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

Part 2—Infrastructure Australia                                                                                  3

Division 1—Establishment and functions of Infrastructure Australia 3

4............ Establishment...................................................................................... 3

5............ Functions............................................................................................ 3

6............ Minister may give directions to Infrastructure Australia..................... 5

Division 2—Constitution and membership of Infrastructure Australia                 6

7............ Constitution......................................................................................... 6

8............ Appointment of members.................................................................... 6

9............ Term of appointment........................................................................... 7

10.......... Acting appointments........................................................................... 7

11.......... Remuneration...................................................................................... 7

12.......... Leave of absence................................................................................. 8

13.......... Disclosure of interests to the Minister................................................. 8

14.......... Disclosure of interests to Infrastructure Australia............................... 8

15.......... Outside employment........................................................................... 9

16.......... Other terms and conditions................................................................. 9

17.......... Resignation of members...................................................................... 9

18.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 10

Division 3—Meetings of Infrastructure Australia                                       11

19.......... Convening meetings.......................................................................... 11

20.......... Presiding at meetings........................................................................ 11

21.......... Quorum............................................................................................. 11

22.......... Voting at meetings............................................................................ 12

23.......... Conduct of meetings......................................................................... 12

24.......... Minutes............................................................................................. 12

25.......... Decisions without meetings.............................................................. 12

Division 4—Reports                                                                                                     14

26.......... Annual reports.................................................................................. 14

Part 3—The Infrastructure Coordinator                                                               15

Division 1—Establishment and functions of the Infrastructure Coordinator     15

27.......... Establishment.................................................................................... 15

28.......... Functions.......................................................................................... 15

Division 2—Terms and conditions of appointment                                     16

29.......... Appointment..................................................................................... 16

30.......... Term of appointment......................................................................... 16

31.......... Acting Infrastructure Coordinator..................................................... 16

32.......... Remuneration.................................................................................... 17

33.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 17

34.......... Disclosure of interests to the Minister............................................... 17

35.......... Outside employment......................................................................... 17

36.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 18

37.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 18

38.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 18

Division 3—Staff assisting the Infrastructure Coordinator                   19

39.......... Staff assisting the Infrastructure Coordinator.................................... 19

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        20

40.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 20

41.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 20

 



A Bill for an Act to establish Infrastructure Australia and the Infrastructure Coordinator, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: