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MILITARY REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 2004 - SECT 380

Minister may direct Commission member not to take part in consideration or review

             (1)  This section applies if the Minister becomes aware that:

                     (a)  the Commission is considering or reviewing, or is to consider or review, a matter mentioned in subsection 379(1); and

                     (b)  a Commission member has an interest (pecuniary or otherwise) that could conflict with the proper performance of his or her functions in relation to the matter.

Note:          This section also applies to acting Commission members (see section 33A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 ).

             (2)  The Minister must cause the Commission member's interest to be disclosed to the person making the claim.

             (3)  The Commission member must not take part in the Commission's consideration or review of the matter, except with the consent of the person making the claim and the Minister.

   



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