Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 2) Act 2019 (94 of 2019)

Schedule 3   Australian Energy Regulator

Part 1   Amendments

Competition and Consumer Act 2010

23   Section 44AS

Repeal the section, substitute:

44AS Acting AER Deputy Chair

(1) The Minister may, by written instrument, appoint an AER member to act as the AER Deputy Chair:

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

(b) during any period, or during all periods, when the AER Deputy Chair:

(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.

(2) If a person acting as the AER Deputy Chair ceases to be an AER member, then the appointment to act as the AER Deputy Chair also ceases.

Copyright notice

© Australian Taxation Office for the Commonwealth of Australia

You are free to copy, adapt, modify, transmit and distribute material on this website as you wish (but not in any way that suggests the ATO or the Commonwealth endorses you or any of your services or products).