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Commission to comply with directions of Minister and requirements of the Parliament

  (1)   The Minister may give the Commission directions connected with the performance of its functions or the exercise of its powers under this Act.

  (1A)   The Minister must not give directions under subsection   (1) relating to:

  (a)   Part   IIIA, IV, IVBA, IVBB, IVE, VII, VIIA, X, XIB, XIC or XICA; or

  (b)   Division   3 of Part   XI in relation to individual cases.

  (1B)   The Commission must comply with a direction.

  (2)   Any direction given to the Commission under subsection   (1) shall be in writing and the Minister shall cause a copy of the direction to be published in the Gazette as soon as practicable after the direction is given.

  (3)   If either House of the Parliament or a Committee of either House, or of both Houses, of the Parliament requires the Commission to furnish to that House or Committee any information concerning the performance of the functions of the Commission under this Act, the Commission shall comply with the requirement.


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