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Workplace Relations (Registered Organisations) Bill 2001

Part 1 Preliminary

   

1   Definitions

             (1)  In this Schedule, unless the contrary intention appears:

amalgamation means the carrying out of arrangements in relation to an organisation and an associated body under which it is intended that:

                     (a)  a branch of the organisation is to obtain non-corporate registration under a prescribed State Act; and

                     (b)  the associated body is to be de-registered under a prescribed State Act; and

                     (c)  members of the associated body who are not already members of the organisation are to become members of the organisation; and

                     (d)  the property of the associated body is to become the property of the organisation forming part of the branch fund of the branch; and

                     (e)  the liabilities of the associated body are to be satisfied from the branch fund of the branch.

associated body , in relation to an organisation, means an association registered under a prescribed State Act that is or purports to be composed of substantially the same members, and has or purports to have substantially the same officers, as a branch of the organisation in the same State, including such an association that has purported to function as a branch of the organisation.

State means a prescribed State.