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Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

Part 4 Miscellaneous


40   Delegation

             (1)  The Minister may, by writing, delegate any or all of his or her functions and powers under this Act (other than a function or power under paragraph 5(2)(j), section 6, 8 or 18, subsection 28(2) or section 29 or 38) to:

                     (a)  the Secretary of the Department; or

                     (b)  an SES employee, or acting SES employee, in the Department.

             (2)  In exercising functions or powers delegated under subsection (1), the delegate must comply with any directions of the Minister.

41   Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

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

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




[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 21 February 2008

Senate on 18 March 2008 ]