Schedule 3—Special provisions relating to the Repatriation General
In this Schedule—
approved constitution means a constitution for RGH determined by the Minister
from time to time for the purposes of this Schedule;
RGH means the Repatriation General Hospital Incorporated.
2—Management of RGH
(1) RGH will be
administered by a board of directors constituted in accordance with the
(2) The board may
delegate a function or power arising under the approved constitution—
(a) to a
specified person or body; or
(b) to a
person occupying or acting in a specified office or position.
be made subject to conditions or limitations specified in the instrument of
the instrument of delegation so provides, may be further delegated by the
revocable at will and does not prevent the delegator from acting in a matter.
(4) An act done or
decision made by the board, or a person acting under a delegation, in the
administration or management of RGH (including by exercising any power of RGH
as an incorporated hospital under this Act) is an act or decision of RGH.
(5) The members of the
board must comply with any requirements prescribed by the regulations with
respect to the disclosure of any interests that may cause conflict with their
functions or duties as members of the board.
(6) The Minister may
remove a member of the board from office on any ground prescribed by the
(7) No liability
attaches to a member of the board for an act or omission by the member or RGH
in good faith and in performance or exercise, or purported performance or
exercise, of the member's or RGH's functions or powers.
3—Power of direction
(1) The board will, in
the administration of RGH, be subject to direction by the Minister.
(2) The Minister
cannot give a direction—
concerning the clinical treatment of a particular person; or
the sale or disposal of real property or equipment that is not held by the
relating to the employment of a particular person or the assignment, transfer,
remuneration, discipline or dismissal of a particular employee.
(3) A direction under
this clause must be given in writing and must be published in the Gazette.
(4) Particulars of
directions given under this clause must be included in RGH's annual report.
4—Dissolution of board
(1) The Minister may,
at the request of the board, dissolve the board.
(2) If the board is
dissolved under this clause, the Governor may, by proclamation, fix a day for
the expiry of this Schedule (and that proclamation will then have effect
according to its terms).
(3) If the Governor
makes a proclamation under subclause (2), the Governor may, by
proclamation, make any ancillary or related provision with respect to the
dissolution of the board or the expiration of this Schedule.