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Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

2A......... Objects and functions.......................................................................... 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

4............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 3

5............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 4

Part 2—Australian National Preventive Health Agency                                 5

6............ Establishment...................................................................................... 5

7............ Constitution of the ANPHA............................................................... 5

8............ Function of the ANPHA..................................................................... 5

9 ............ anpha to have the privileges and immunities of the Crown............ 5

Part 3—Chief Executive Officer, staff and consultants                                  6

Division 1—The Chief Executive Officer                                                            6

Subdivision A—Functions and powers                                                                   6

10.......... Chief Executive Officer....................................................................... 6

11.......... Functions of the CEO......................................................................... 6

11A....... Publication.......................................................................................... 8

12.......... Fees..................................................................................................... 9

13.......... Working with the Advisory Council................................................... 9

Subdivision B—Terms and conditions of appointment                                     9

14.......... Appointment....................................................................................... 9

15.......... Term of appointment......................................................................... 10

16.......... Remuneration and allowances........................................................... 10

17.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 10

18.......... Outside employment......................................................................... 10

19.......... Disclosure of interests....................................................................... 10

20.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 11

21.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 11

22.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 11

23.......... Acting CEO...................................................................................... 12

24.......... Delegation by the CEO..................................................................... 12

Division 2—Staff and consultants                                                                         13

25.......... Staff.................................................................................................. 13

26.......... Staff to be made available to the CEO............................................... 13

27.......... Consultants....................................................................................... 14

Part 4—The Advisory Council                                                                                     15

Division 1—Establishment, functions and powers                                       15

28.......... Establishment.................................................................................... 15

29.......... Membership...................................................................................... 15

30.......... Function of Advisory Council.......................................................... 15

Division 2—Terms and conditions of appointment of members of the Advisory Council           17

31.......... Appointment..................................................................................... 17

32.......... Term of appointment......................................................................... 17

33.......... Remuneration and allowances........................................................... 17

34.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 18

35.......... Outside employment......................................................................... 18

36.......... Standing obligation to disclose interests............................................ 18

37.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 19

38.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 19

39.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 19

40.......... Acting appointments......................................................................... 20

Division 3—Advisory Council procedures                                                       22

41.......... Meetings of the Advisory Council.................................................... 22

Part 5—Committees                                                                                                             24

42.......... Committees....................................................................................... 24

Part 6—Strategic and annual operational plans                                                25

Division 1—Strategic plans                                                                                      25

43.......... Development of strategic plan........................................................... 25

44.......... Approval of strategic plan................................................................. 25

45.......... Variation of strategic plans................................................................ 26

Division 2—Annual operational plans                                                                28

46.......... Development of annual operational plan........................................... 28

47.......... Approval of annual operational plan................................................. 28

48.......... Variation of annual operational plan.................................................. 29

Division 3—Compliance with plans                                                                     30

49.......... Compliance with plans...................................................................... 30

Part 7—Finance and reporting requirements                                                     31

Division 1—ANPHA Special Account                                                                 31

50.......... ANPHA Special Account................................................................. 31

51.......... Credits to the Account....................................................................... 31

52.......... Purposes of the Account................................................................... 31

Division 2—Annual report                                                                                        32

53.......... Annual report.................................................................................... 32

Part 8—Grants                                                                                                                        33

54.......... Grants............................................................................................... 33

Part 9—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        34

55.......... How the Ministerial Conference gives agreement............................. 34

56.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 34

 



A Bill for an Act to establish the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: