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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 6 Hansard (22 June) . . Page.. 2447..


(2) However, the registered organisation must not authorise a person unless-

(a) the person-

(i) is an employee of the organisation; or

(ii) holds an office in the organisation; and

(b) the person has completed the training required under the regulations.

(3) A registered organisation commits an offence if-

(a) the organisation authorises a person under subsection (1); and

(b) when authorised-

(i) the person was not an employee of the organisation and did not hold an office in the organisation; or

(ii) the person had not completed the training mentioned in subsection (2) (b).

Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.

(4) A registered organisation commits an offence if-

(a) the organisation authorises a person under subsection (1); and

(b) the person has not completed the training required under the regulations to continue to be authorised; and

(c) the organisation does not revoke the authorisation.

Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.

(5) An authorisation under subsection (1) ends if-

(a) the person authorised stops being an employee of the registered organisation that authorised the employee and does not hold an office in the organisation; or

(b) the person authorised stops holding an office in the registered organisation that authorised the person and is not an employee of the organisation.

Note The power to make a statutory instrument (including an authorisation) includes power to amend or repeal the instrument (see Legislation Act, s 46).

(6) A registered organisation commits an offence if-

(a) the organisation authorises a person under subsection (1); and

(b) the organisation does not give the chief executive written notice of the authorisation as soon as practicable after the person is authorised, but not later than 1 week after the day the person is authorised.

Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.

(7) A registered organisation commits an offence if-

(a) the organisation authorised a person under subsection (1); and


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