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Chapter 3 Deputy President And Chairman Of Committees: 9 Term Of Office



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CHAPTER 3

DEPUTY PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES

  1. Term of office

(1) At the commencement of the sittings next ensuing after the 30th day of June following each periodical election, or at the commencement of the session after a general election of the Senate, or when any vacancy occurs, the Senate shall appoint a senator to be Deputy President and Chairman of Committees.

(2) The office of Deputy President and Chairman of Committees shall become vacant:

(a) on the day next before the first sitting day of the Senate after the 30th day of June following a periodical election; and

(b) on the date of a proclamation dissolving the Senate.

(amended 6 May 1993)