Save Search

Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
National Portrait Gallery of Australia Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Portrait Gallery of Australia Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............ Simplified outline................................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

5............ Extended geographic application of this Act....................................... 2

Part 2—The National Portrait Gallery of Australia                                          3

6............ Establishment...................................................................................... 3

7............ Functions............................................................................................ 3

8............ Powers................................................................................................ 4

9............ Land etc. for the Gallery...................................................................... 5

10.......... Transfer of works of art and related material....................................... 5

11.......... Disposal of works of art and related material...................................... 5

12.......... Gallery does not have privileges and immunities of the Crown.......... 6

Part 3—The Board of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia            7

Division 1—The Board                                                                                                 7

13.......... Establishment...................................................................................... 7

14.......... Role..................................................................................................... 7

15.......... Membership........................................................................................ 7

16.......... Appointment of Board members......................................................... 7

17.......... Acting Board members....................................................................... 8

18.......... Remuneration...................................................................................... 9

19.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 10

20.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 10

21.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 10

22.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 11

Division 2—Procedures of the Board                                                                 12

23.......... Convening of meetings..................................................................... 12

24.......... Quorum............................................................................................. 12

25.......... Presiding at meetings........................................................................ 12

26.......... Voting at meetings............................................................................ 13

27.......... Minutes............................................................................................. 13

28.......... Conduct of meetings......................................................................... 13

29.......... Decisions without meetings.............................................................. 13

Part 4—Director, staff and consultants                                                                   15

Division 1—Director                                                                                                    15

30.......... Establishment.................................................................................... 15

31.......... Role................................................................................................... 15

32.......... Appointment of Director................................................................... 15

33.......... Acting appointments......................................................................... 16

34.......... Other employment............................................................................. 16

35.......... Remuneration.................................................................................... 16

36.......... Leave................................................................................................. 17

37.......... Disclosure of interests....................................................................... 17

38.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 17

39.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 17

40.......... Other terms and conditions............................................................... 18

Division 2—Staff and consultants                                                                         19

41.......... Staff.................................................................................................. 19

42.......... Services of other persons may be made available to the Gallery....... 19

43.......... Consultants....................................................................................... 19

Part 5—Planning                                                                                                                   20

44.......... Corporate plan................................................................................... 20

Part 6—Finance                                                                                                                     21

45.......... Money payable to the Gallery........................................................... 21

46.......... Application of money by the Gallery................................................ 21

47.......... Restrictions on financial transactions................................................ 21

48.......... Taxation............................................................................................ 22

Part 7—Other matters                                                                                                        23

49.......... Annual report.................................................................................... 23

50.......... Ministerial directions......................................................................... 23

51.......... Delegation by the Minister................................................................ 23

52.......... Supply of liquor on Gallery premises............................................... 24

53.......... Control of Gallery land and buildings etc.......................................... 24

54.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 25

 



A Bill for an Act to establish the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: