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BUILDING ACT 1975 - SECT 307

Validation of particular appointments to PSC

307 Validation of particular appointments to PSC

(1) If, before the commencement of this section, the Minister purportedly appointed a person as a deputy member, the person is declared to always have been validly appointed as a deputy member.
(2) Anything done or omitted to be done by a person mentioned in subsection (1) as a deputy member that would have been valid and lawful under this Act had the person been validly appointed is declared to always have been valid and lawful.
(3) If, before the commencement of this section, the Minister purportedly appointed a deputy member to be the deputy chairperson of PSC, despite section 246EM (1) the deputy member is declared to always have been validly appointed as the deputy chairperson of PSC.
(4) Anything done or omitted to be done by a deputy member mentioned in subsection (3) as deputy chairperson of PSC that would have been valid and lawful under this Act had the deputy member been validly appointed is declared to always have been valid and lawful.
(5) To remove any doubt, it is declared that a quorum for a PSC meeting can be, and could always have been, made up of any combination of attendees if the number of attendees at the meeting is, or was, more than half of the number of persons appointed as members of PSC at the time of the meeting.
(6) In this section—

"attendee" , for a PSC meeting, means—
(a) a member; or
(b) a deputy member, including a deputy member to whom subsection (1) applies, acting for a member who is absent from the PSC meeting.

"deputy member" means a deputy appointed under section 246EL (1) to act for a member.

"member" means a person appointed under section 246EK (1) as a member of PSC.



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