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This legislation has been repealed.

Equal Opportunity Act 1995 - SECT 227

Transitional provisions-Equal Opportunity Amendment (Governance) Act 2009

227. Transitional provisions-Equal Opportunity Amendment (Governance) Act 2009



(1) A person who, immediately before the commencement day, was an appointed
member of the Commission is taken, on and after the commencement day, to be an
appointed member of the Board for the remainder of the person's term of
office, and subject to the same terms of appointment, as if the person had
been appointed under section 163 on the day on which the person was appointed
as an appointed member of the Commission.

(2) Despite subsection (1), the appointed member of the Commission who,
immediately before the commencement day, was chairperson of the Commission
does not become chairperson of the Board on the commencement day.

(3) On and after the commencement day, this Act as amended by the Equal
Opportunity Amendment (Governance) Act 2009 applies to a complaint whether the
complaint was lodged before, on or after the commencement day.

(4) Without limiting subsection (3), a complaint or a request for a referral
made to the Chief Conciliator or the Commission and not finally dealt with
immediately before the commencement day is taken on and from the commencement
day to have been made to the Commissioner.

(5) In this section-

appointed member of the Commission has the meaning it had in section 4(1) as
in force immediately before the commencement day; commencement day means the
day on which the Equal Opportunity Amendment (Governance) Act 2009 comes into
operation.



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