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Decision by the Commonwealth Minister

  (1)   On receiving a recommendation under section   44NBA, the Commonwealth Minister must assess whether he or she should revoke the decision. Subject to subsection   (2) of this section, he or she must do this in accordance with subsection   44N(2).

Note:   The Commonwealth Minister must publish his or her decision: see section   44NG.

  (2)   In making his or her assessment, the Commonwealth Minister must consider whether he or she is satisfied as to the matter set out in subsection   44NBA(5).

  (3)   If the Commonwealth Minister is so satisfied, he or she must, by notice in writing, decide to revoke the decision. The notice must specify the day on which the revoked decision is to cease to be in force.

  (4)   If the Commonwealth Minister is not so satisfied, he or she must, by notice in writing, decide not to revoke the decision.

  (5)   If the Commonwealth Minister does not publish under section   44NG his or her decision on the recommendation within the period starting at the start of the day the recommendation is received and ending at the end of 60 days after that day, he or she is taken, immediately after the end of that 60 - day period:

  (a)   to have made a decision under this section in accordance with the recommendation made by the Council under section   44NBA; and

  (b)   to have published that decision under section   44NG.

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