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Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

Section 44D
Meaning of designated Minister

 

The provision

(1) The Commonwealth Minister is the designated Minister unless subsection (2), (3), (4) or (5) applies.

(2) In relation to declaring a service in a case where:

(a) the provider is a State or Territory body; and

(b) the State or Territory concerned is a party to the Competition Principles Agreement;

the responsible Minister of the State or Territory is the designated Minister.

(3) In relation to revoking a declaration that was made by the responsible Minister of a State or Territory, the responsible Minister of that State or Territory is the designated Minister.

(4) In relation to deciding whether a service is ineligible to be a declared service in a case where:

(a) a person who is, or expects to be, the provider of the service is a State or Territory body; and

(b) the State or Territory concerned is a party to the Competition Principles Agreement;

the responsible Minister of the State or Territory is the designated Minister.

(5) In relation to revoking a decision:

(a) that a service is ineligible to be a declared service; and

(b) that was made by the responsible Minister of a State or Territory;

the responsible Minister of that State or Territory is the designated Minister.

 

Legislative history

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Commentary

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