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Draft Legislation Anti-Discrimination Bill 1992



Draft Legislation Anti-Discrimination Bill 1992

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Tabled Paper 1010


Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Shane Stone


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Anti-Discrimlnation (4) The Minister shall cause a copy of each report furnished under subsection (1) to be laid before the Legislative Assembly not later than 6 sitting days of the Assembly after the report has been so furnished. 17. SPECIAL REPORT (1) The Minister may, in writing, at any time direct r the Commissioner to provide a report on any aspect of the operation of this Act. (2) If the Minister so determines, a report under subsection (1) shall be included in a report furnished under section 16. 18. MINISTER MAY APPOINT PERSONS TO ASSIST COMMISSIONER (1) Subject to this Act, the Minister may appoint a person to exercise a power or perform a function of the Commissioner under Part 6. (2) The Commissioner may request the Minister to exercise the Minister's power under subsection (1) in respect of a particular complaint or matter, and the Minister shall, on receiving such a request, exercise the power accordingly. (3) The Minister may, under subsection (1), appoint such number of persons as the Minister considers necessary for the purposes of this section. (4) A person who holds an appointment under subsection (1) may, at the request of the Commissioner, exercise such powers and perform such functions of the Commissioner under Part 6 as the Commissioner directs and, for the purposes of the person exercising those powers and performing those functions, the person shall be deemed to be the Commissioner. (5) The Minister may determine the terms and conditions of appointment, including remuneration, of a person appointed under subsection (1). 19. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY MEMBERS NOT TO BE APPOINTED (1) A member of the Legislative Assembly shall not be appointed as the Commissioner, to act as the Commissioner, or to exercise a power or perform a function of the Commissioner under Part 6. (2) An appointment of a person as the Commissioner, to act as the Commissioner, or to exercise a power or perform a function of the Commissioner under Part 6, ceases on the person becoming a member of the Legislative Assembly. 13

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