Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 6 Hansard (14 May) . . Page.. 1591 ..
Schedules of amendments
Legislation Amendment Bill 2002
Amendments circulated by Ms Dundas
Proposed new clause 7A
Page 7, line 37- insert
7A Section 41substitute
41 Making of certain statutory instruments by Executive (SLA s 3)
(1) This section applies if an Act authorises or requires the Executive to make a subordinate law or disallowable instrument.
(2) The subordinate law or disallowable instrument is taken to be made by the Executive if-
(a) it is signed by 2 or more Ministers who are members of the Executive; and
(b) 1 of the signing Ministers is the responsible Minister.
(3) A subordinate law or disallowable instrument made in accordance with subsection (2) is taken to be made when it is signed by the second Minister signing.
(4) Subsection (2) (b) does not apply if the responsible Minister cannot sign because he or she is absent from the Territory, ill or on leave.
(5) In this section:
responsible Minister means-
(a) the Minister for the time being administering the Act; or
(b) if, for the time being, different Ministers administer the Act in relation to different matters-
(i) if only 1 Minister administers the Act in relation to the relevant matter-that Minister; or
(ii) if 2 or more Ministers administer the Act in relation to the relevant matter-any of the Ministers; or
(iii) if subparagraph (ii) does not apply and, for the time being, 2 or more Ministers administer the Act-any of the Ministers;
but does not include a Minister for the time being acting on behalf of the Minister or 2 or more Ministers.