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Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Health and Ageing)

 

 

 

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

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

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

5............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 3

Part 2—Australian National Preventive Health Agency                                 4

6............ Establishment...................................................................................... 4

7............ Constitution of the ANPHA............................................................... 4

8............ Function of the ANPHA..................................................................... 4

9 ............ anpha to have the privileges and immunities of the Crown............ 4

Part 3—Chief Executive Officer, staff and consultants                                  5

Division 1—The Chief Executive Officer                                                            5

Subdivision A—Functions and powers                                                                   5

10.......... Chief Executive Officer....................................................................... 5

11.......... Functions of the CEO......................................................................... 5

12.......... Fees..................................................................................................... 7

13.......... Working with the Advisory Council................................................... 8

Subdivision B—Terms and conditions of appointment                                     8

14.......... Appointment....................................................................................... 8

15.......... Term of appointment........................................................................... 8

16.......... Remuneration and allowances............................................................. 8

17.......... Leave of absence................................................................................. 9

18.......... Outside employment........................................................................... 9

19.......... Disclosure of interests......................................................................... 9

20.......... Other terms and conditions................................................................. 9

21.......... Resignation......................................................................................... 9

22.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 10

23.......... Acting CEO...................................................................................... 10

24.......... Delegation by the CEO..................................................................... 11

Division 2—Staff and consultants                                                                         12

25.......... Staff.................................................................................................. 12

26.......... Staff to be made available to the CEO............................................... 12

27.......... Consultants....................................................................................... 13

Part 4—The Advisory Council                                                                                     14

Division 1—Establishment, functions and powers                                       14

28.......... Establishment.................................................................................... 14

29.......... Membership...................................................................................... 14

30.......... Function of Advisory Council.......................................................... 14

Division 2—Terms and conditions of appointment of members of the Advisory Council           16

31.......... Appointment..................................................................................... 16

32.......... Term of appointment......................................................................... 16

33.......... Remuneration and allowances........................................................... 16

34.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 17

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

36.......... Standing obligation to disclose interests............................................ 17

37.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 18

38.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 18

39.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 18

40.......... Acting appointments......................................................................... 19

Division 3—Advisory Council procedures                                                       21

41.......... Meetings of the Advisory Council.................................................... 21

Part 5—Committees                                                                                                             23

42.......... Committees....................................................................................... 23

Part 6—Strategic and annual operational plans                                                24

Division 1—Strategic plans                                                                                      24

43.......... Development of strategic plan........................................................... 24

44.......... Approval of strategic plan................................................................. 24

45.......... Variation of strategic plans................................................................ 25

Division 2—Annual operational plans                                                                27

46.......... Development of annual operational plan........................................... 27

47.......... Approval of annual operational plan................................................. 27

48.......... Variation of annual operational plan.................................................. 28

Division 3—Compliance with plans                                                                     29

49.......... Compliance with plans...................................................................... 29

Part 7—Finance and reporting requirements                                                     30

Division 1—ANPHA Special Account                                                                 30

50.......... ANPHA Special Account................................................................. 30

51.......... Credits to the Account....................................................................... 30

52.......... Purposes of the Account................................................................... 30

Division 2—Annual report                                                                                        31

53.......... Annual report.................................................................................... 31

Part 8—Grants                                                                                                                        32

54.......... Grants............................................................................................... 32

Part 9—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        33

55.......... How the Ministerial Conference gives agreement............................. 33

56.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 33

 



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

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