Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART V - ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW COUNCIL  

SECTION 56   MEETINGS  

56(1)   [Number of meetings]  

The Council shall hold such meetings as are necessary for the performance of its functions.

56(2)   Convening meeting.  

The President of the Council may at any time convene a meeting of the Council.

56(3)   [Request by members]  

The President of the Council shall, on receipt of a request in writing signed by 3 members, convene a meeting of the Council.

56(4)   Quorum.  

At a meeting of the Council, 5 members constitute a quorum.

56(5)   Who is to preside.  

The President of the Council shall preside at all meetings of the Council at which he or she is present.

56(6)   [Absence of President of the Council]  

If the President of the Council is not present at a meeting of the Council, the members present shall elect one of their number to preside at that meeting and the person so elected shall preside accordingly.

56(7)   Questions to be determined by majority.  

Questions arising at a meeting of the Council shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present and voting.

56(8)   Presiding member has deliberative vote etc.  

The member presiding at a meeting of the Council has a deliberative vote and, in the event of an equality of votes, also has a casting vote.

56(9)   Council may regulate meetings.  

The Council may regulate the conduct of proceedings at its meetings as it thinks fit and shall keep minutes of those proceedings.

56(10)   Acting ombudsman may attend meetings.  

A person acting in the office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman may attend a meeting of the Council and, in relation to a meeting of the Council that he or she attends in pursuance with this subsection, shall be deemed to be the Commonwealth Ombudsman.


 

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