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Part 6—Miscellaneous

Part 6 Miscellaneous

   

35   Delegation

                   The Commission may, by instrument, delegate to a member or to 2 or more members any of its powers in relation to—

                     (a)  an inquiry initiated by the Commission under subsection 31(1); or

                     (b)  an inquiry to be conducted in respect of a matter referred to the Commission for inquiry by the Minister under subsection 31(2).

36   Annual report

                   The annual report prepared by the Chair and given to the Minister under section 46 of the PGPA Act for a period must:

                     (a)  if the Commission has decided, during the period, to conduct an inquiry about a matter—include prescribed particulars about the matter; and

                     (b)  if the Minister has requested the Commission, during the period, to conduct an inquiry about the matter—include prescribed particulars about the matter; and

                     (c)  include the names of the recipients of any grants made by the Commission during the period.

37  Legislative rules

             (1)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make rules ( legislative rules ) prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed by the legislative rules; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, the legislative rules may not do the following:

                     (a)  create an offence or civil penalty;

                     (b)  provide powers of:

                              (i)  arrest or detention; or

                             (ii)  entry, search or seizure;

                     (c)  impose a tax;

                     (d)  set an amount to be appropriated from the Consolidated Revenue Fund under an appropriation in this Act;

                     (e)  directly amend the text of this Act.