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Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Amendment Bill 2003
Schedule 1 Amendment of the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986

   

1  Subsection 2(1)

Insert:

Agency has the meaning given by section 7 of the Public Service Act 1999 .

2  Subsection 2(1)

Insert:

Agency Head has the meaning given by section 7 of the Public Service Act 1999 .

3  Subsection 2(1)

Insert:

Agency Minister has the meaning given by section 7 of the Public Service Act 1999 .

4  Subsection 2(1)

Insert:

APS employee has the meaning given by section 7 of the Public Service Act 1999 .

5  Subsection 15(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  The Registrar is to be a person who is appointed by the Minister in writing and who:

                     (a)  is an APS employee in an Agency for which the Minister is the Agency Minister; or

                     (b)  holds or performs the duties of an office in a body established by or under an Act administered by the Minister.

6  Paragraphs 16(1)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  an APS employee in an Agency for which the Minister is the Agency Minister, being an APS employee approved for the purpose by the Agency Head; or

                     (b)  a person holding or performing the duties of an office in a body established by or under an Act administered by the Minister, being a person approved for the purpose by the person in charge of the body;

7  Subsection 26A(1)

Omit “an annual general meeting”, substitute “a general meeting”.

Note:       The heading to section 26A is altered by omitting “ AGM ” and substituting “ general meetings ”.

8  Paragraph 26A(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  at the reconvened meeting, a quorum is constituted by 40 registered members.

9  Subsection 26A(2)

Omit “an annual general meeting”, substitute “a general meeting”.

10  Paragraph 26A(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  at the reconvened meeting, a quorum is constituted by 40 registered members.

11  Subsection 26A(4)

Omit “annual general meeting”, substitute “general meeting”.

12  Subsection 52A(10)

Omit “7 days”, substitute “21 days”.

13  Application

(1)        The amendments made by items 7 to 11 apply to meetings (including reconvened meetings) held after the commencement of this item.

(2)        The amendment made by item 12 applies to by-laws made:

                     (a)  after the commencement of this item; or

                     (b)  within 7 days before the commencement of this item.

14  Amendments not to affect validity of certain appointments and delegations

To avoid doubt, if:

                     (a)  disregarding the amendments made by items 1 to 6 of this Schedule, an appointment under section 15, or a delegation under section 16, of the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 is in force when this Act commences; and

                     (b)  such an appointment or delegation could validly have been made when this Act commences under the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 as amended by those items;

the amendments made by those items do not affect the validity of the appointment or delegation.

 

 

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 17 September 2003

Senate on 28 November 2003 ]

(155/03)