Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Act 2019 (49 of 2019)

Schedule 4   Miscellaneous amendments

Part 3   Amendments commencing 28 days after Royal Assent

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

112   Section 15

Repeal the section, substitute:

15 Acting appointments

The Minister may, by written instrument, appoint a person to act as the Statistician:

(a) during a vacancy in the office of the Statistician (whether or not an appointment has previously been made to the office); or

(b) during any period, or during all periods, when the Statistician:

(i) is absent from duty or from Australia; or

(ii) is, for any reason, unable to perform the duties of the office.

Note: For rules that apply to acting appointments, see sections 33AB and 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.