Industry Research and Development Act 1986

PART II - ADMINISTRATION  

SECTION 24   DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS BY MEMBERS OF COMMITTEES  

24(1)  
A member of a committee who has a direct or indirect pecuniary interest in a matter being considered or about to be considered by the committee shall, as soon as possible after the relevant facts have come to the knowledge of the member, disclose the nature of that interest at a meeting of the committee.

24(2)  
A disclosure under subsection (1) shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting of the committee and a member of a committee shall not, unless the Minister or the committee otherwise determines:


(a) be present during any deliberation of the committee with respect to that matter; or


(b) take part in any decision of the committee with respect to that matter.

24(3)  
For the purpose of the making of a determination by the committee under subsection (2) in relation to a member of a committee who has made a disclosure under subsection (1), a member of a committee who has a direct or indirect pecuniary interest in the matter to which the disclosure relates shall not:


(a) be present during any deliberation of the committee for the purpose of making the determination; or


(b) take part in the making by the committee of the determination.




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