ACTS INTERPRETATION ACT 1901

PART 7 - POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES  

SECTION 33B   PARTICIPATION IN MEETINGS BY TELEPHONE ETC.  

33B(1)  
This section applies to a body (whether or not incorporated) established by an Act if the Act requires or permits meetings of the members of the body to be held.

33B(2)  
The body may permit its members to participate in a meeting, or all meetings, by:


(a) telephone; or


(b) closed-circuit television; or


(c) any other means of communication.

33B(3)  


A member who participates in a meeting under a permission under subsection (2) is taken to be present at the meeting and to form part of any quorum for the meeting.

33B(4)  


The members of a body participating in a meeting for which a permission under subsection (2) is in effect may all participate by a means of communication referred to in that subsection.

33B(5)  


A meeting for which a permission under subsection (2) is in effect may be held at 2 or more places at the same time.



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