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TORRES STRAIT REGIONAL AUTHORITY (ELECTION OF OFFICEHOLDERS) REGULATIONS 2019 (F2019L00484) - REG 21

Election of new alternate Deputy Chairperson

             (1)  At any meeting of the TSRA that follows the first meeting of the TSRA after its election, if the office of alternate Deputy Chairperson is vacant, the TSRA may decide to elect an alternate Deputy Chairperson.

             (2)  If the TSRA decides to elect an alternate Deputy Chairperson, the election must be conducted in accordance with Part 2 as if the meeting at which the election is conducted were the first meeting of the TSRA after its election.

             (3)  However, if:

                     (a)  an alternate Deputy Chairperson is elected to fill a vacancy in the office of Chairperson or Deputy Chairperson; and

                     (b)  the TSRA decides to elect a new alternate Deputy Chairperson;

Part 2 has effect for that election as follows:

                     (c)  as if section 6 were omitted and the following section substituted:

"6  Calling for nominations--alternate Deputy Chairperson vacancy

                   As soon as practicable after the TSRA has decided to elect a new alternate Deputy Chairperson under subsection 21(3), the returning officer must call for nominations to fill that vacant office."

 

                     (d)  as if subsection 7(3) were omitted and the following subsection substituted:

           "(3)   A nomination must be given to the returning officer not later than 15 minutes after nominations have been called for."

   



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