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MARINE PARKS ACT 1997 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 1 – Provisions relating to procedure of Authority

(Section 29)

1 Definition

In this Schedule:

"member" means a member of the Authority.

2 General procedure for calling and holding meetings of Authority

The procedure for the calling and holding of meetings of the Authority is to be determined by the Authority, subject to any directions of the relevant Ministers.

3 Quorum

The quorum for a meeting of the Authority is 2 members.

4 Presiding member

(1) The Chairperson of the Authority (or, in the absence of the Chairperson, the member chosen by the members present) is to preside at a meeting of the Authority.
(2) The presiding member has a deliberative vote. In the event of an equality of votes, the presiding member (if the Chairperson of the Authority) has a second or casting vote.

5 Voting

A decision supported by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of the Authority at which a quorum is present is the decision of the Authority.

6 Transaction of business outside meetings or by telephone

(1) The Authority may, if it thinks fit, transact any of its business by the circulation of papers among all the members of the Authority for the time being, and a resolution in writing approved in writing by a majority of those members is taken to be a decision of the Authority.
(2) The Authority may, if it thinks fit, transact any of its business at a meeting at which members (or some members) participate by telephone, closed-circuit television or other means, but only if any member who speaks on a matter before the meeting can be heard by the other members.
(3) For the purposes of:
(a) the approval of a resolution under subclause (1), or
(b) a meeting held in accordance with subclause (2),
the Chairperson and each member have the same voting rights as they have at an ordinary meeting of the Authority.
(4) A resolution approved under subclause (1) is, subject to the regulations, to be recorded in the minutes of the meetings of the Authority.
(5) Papers may be circulated among the members for the purposes of subclause (1) by facsimile or other transmission of the information in the papers concerned.



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