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Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment Bill 2013

Schedule 1 Amendments


Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988

1  Subsections 8(2) and (3)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (2)  The Assembly is to consist of:

                     (a)  such number of members as is provided by enactment (subject to subsection (3)); or

                     (b)  until provision is made—17 members.

             (3)  An enactment providing for the number of members of the Assembly (or an enactment amending or repealing such an enactment) has no effect unless it is passed by a number of members at least equal to two-thirds of the number of members provided for, at that time, by or in accordance with subsection (2).

             (4)  Subsection (3) has effect despite anything else in this Act.