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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 6 Hansard (22 June) . . Page.. 2445..


(b) provisions to ensure-

(i) that arrangements are made with a number of media organisations to establish adequate and reliable communications; and

(ii) that the media has appropriate training and that a media representative's willingness to fully participate in the training be a condition of selection.

Example

involving the media in regular emergency exercises

Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).

(3) The authority must ensure that information about the community communication and information plan is given to the community.

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Clause 152

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152 Minister to give reports to community during state of emergency

During a state of alert, the Minister must give the community regular situation reports, and other reports, in accordance with the community communication and information plan.

Examples

1 community vulnerability to the effects of the emergency

2 preparation

Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).

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Proposed new clause 165 (2) and (3)

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(2) However, an operational unit may go outside the ACT without the approval of the Territory controller to protect life or property from immediate danger.

(3) If an operational unit goes outside the ACT without the approval of the Territory controller-

(a) the person in charge of the unit must tell the Territory controller as soon as possible; and

(b) the operational unit must return to the ACT as soon as the immediate danger to life or property has ended.


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