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Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

Section 29E
Acting Council President

 

The provision

The Minister may appoint a Councillor to act as the Council President:

(a) if there is a vacancy in the office of Council President, whether or not an appointment has previously been made to the office; or

(b) during any period, or during all periods, when the Council President is absent from duty or absent from Australia or is, for any reason, unable to perform the duties of the office.

Note: For rules that apply to acting appointments, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

 

Legislative history

Amended by the Acts Interpretation Amendment Act 2011 (Act 46 of 2011)

"413  Subsection 29E(1)

Omit “(1)”.

414  At the end of subsection 29E(1)

Add:

Note: For rules that apply to acting appointments, see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

415  Subsection 29E(2)

Repeal the subsection."

Note: immediately before it was repealed the subsection read as follows:

"(2) Anything done by or in relation to a person purporting to act under this section is not invalid merely because:

(a) the occasion for appointment had not arisen;

(b) there was a defect or irregularity in the appointment;

(c) the appointment had ceased to have effect;

(d) the occasion to act had not arisen or had ceased. "

 

Commentary

Forthcoming