ACTS INTERPRETATION ACT 1901

PART 5 - GENERAL INTERPRETATION RULES  

SECTION 18B   TITLES OF CHAIRS AND DEPUTY CHAIRS  

Chair titles

18B(1)  
For the purposes of this section, each of the following is a chair title :


(a) Chair;


(b) Chairperson;


(c) Chairman;


(d) Chairwoman.

18B(2)  
A person occupying an office that is established by an Act and that has a chair title may choose to be referred to by:


(a) that chair title; or


(b) another chair title; or


(c) any other similar title.

18B(3)  
If a person occupying an office that is established by an Act and that has a chair title does not choose to be referred to by a title mentioned in subsection (2), the person may be referred to by the chair title that someone addressing the person considers appropriate. Deputy chair titles

18B(4)  
For the purposes of this section, each of the following is a deputy chair title :


(a) Deputy Chair;


(b) Deputy Chairperson;


(c) Deputy Chairman;


(d) Deputy Chairwoman.

18B(5)  
A person occupying an office that is established by an Act and that has a deputy chair title may choose to be referred to by:


(a) that deputy chair title; or


(b) another deputy chair title; or


(c) any other similar title.

18B(6)  
If a person occupying an office that is established by an Act and that has a deputy chair title does not choose to be referred to by a title mentioned in subsection (5), the person may be referred to by the deputy chair title that someone addressing the person considers appropriate.




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