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National Film and Sound Archive Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Film and Sound Archive Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Environment, Heritage and the Arts)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish the National Film and Sound Archive, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

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

4............ Extended geographic application of this Act....................................... 3

Part 2—National Film and Sound Archive                                                             4

5............ Establishment...................................................................................... 4

6............ Functions............................................................................................ 4

7............ Powers................................................................................................ 7

Part 3—The Board of the National Film and Sound Archive                     8

Division 1—The Board                                                                                                 8

8............ Establishment...................................................................................... 8

9............ Role..................................................................................................... 8

10.......... Membership........................................................................................ 8

11.......... Appointment of members.................................................................... 9

12.......... Acting in positions.............................................................................. 9

13.......... Remuneration of members................................................................ 10

14.......... Leave of members............................................................................. 11

15.......... Resignation of members.................................................................... 11

16.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 11

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

Division 2—Board Procedures                                                                               13

18.......... Meetings........................................................................................... 13

19.......... Decisions without meetings.............................................................. 14

Part 4—Chief Executive Officer, staff and consultants                                15

Division 1—Chief Executive Officer                                                                   15

20.......... Establishment.................................................................................... 15

21.......... Role................................................................................................... 15

22.......... Appointment..................................................................................... 16

23.......... Acting appointments......................................................................... 16

24.......... Other employment............................................................................. 16

25.......... Remuneration.................................................................................... 17

26.......... Leave................................................................................................. 17

27.......... Disclosure of interests....................................................................... 17

28.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 17

29.......... Termination....................................................................................... 18

30.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 18

Division 2—Staff and consultants                                                                         19

31.......... Staff.................................................................................................. 19

32.......... Consultants....................................................................................... 19

Part 5—Planning                                                                                                                   20

33.......... Corporate plan................................................................................... 20

34.......... Contents of corporate plan................................................................ 20

35.......... Approval of corporate plan by Minister............................................ 21

36.......... Variation of corporate plan................................................................ 21

Part 6—Finance                                                                                                                     23

37.......... Money payable to the National Film and Sound Archive.................. 23

38.......... Application of money by the National Film and Sound Archive....... 23

39.......... Restrictions on financial transactions................................................ 23

40.......... Taxation............................................................................................ 24

Part 7—Other matters                                                                                                        25

41.......... Annual reports.................................................................................. 25

42.......... Ministerial direction.......................................................................... 25

43.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 26

 



A Bill for an Act to establish the National Film and Sound Archive, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: