(1) Except with the express permission of the relevant Presiding Officer in the case of a Department Head or of the appropriate Department Head in the case of any other Parliamentary officer, a full-time Parliamentary officer must not—
(a) engage in any other paid employment; or
(b) carry on any business, profession or trade.
(2) A part-time Parliamentary officer must not engage in any other paid employment or carry on any business, profession or trade that, in the opinion of the relevant Presiding Officer in the case of a Department Head or of the appropriate Department Head in the case of any other Parliamentary officer, conflicts with the proper performance of the officer's duties.
(3) Permission given to an officer under this section may be withdrawn by notice in writing given to the officer by the relevant Presiding Officer or the appropriate Department Head (as the case requires).
(4) Nothing in this section prevents a Parliamentary officer from—
(a) holding shares, or an interest in shares, in a company (within the meaning of the Corporations Act); or
S. 28(4)(b) amended by No. 20/2012 s. 226(Sch. 5 item 20).
(b) becoming a member of an incorporated association within the meaning of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 .
Division 6—Termination of employment