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Local Laws Regulating Signs and Advertising Devices


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:22 Jan 2007
Tabling date:02 Apr 2009
Date Ended:02 Apr 2009
Committee:Delegated Legislation Committee (2001 - 2017)
House:Joint
Important Information:
Terms of Reference: Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation

3.1A Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation is established.
3.2The Committee consists of 8 Members, 4 of whom are appointed from each House. The Chairman must be a Member of the Committee who supports the Government.
3.3A quorum is 4 Members of whom at least one is a Member of the Council and one a Member of the Assembly.
3.4A report of the Committee is to be presented to each House by a Member of each House appointed for the purpose by the Committee.
3.5Upon its publication, whether under section 41(1)(a) of the Interpretation Act 1984 or another written law, an instrument stands referred to the Committee for consideration.
3.6In its consideration of an instrument, the Committee is to inquire whether the instrument –
(a)is authorized or contemplated by the empowering enactment;
(b)has an adverse effect on existing rights, interests, or legitimate expectations beyond giving effect to a purpose authorized or contemplated by the empowering enactment;
(c)ousts or modifies the rules of fairness;
(d)deprives a person aggrieved by a decision of the ability to obtain review of the merits of that decision or seek judicial review;
(e)imposes terms and conditions regulating any review that would be likely to cause the review to be illusory or impracticable; or
(f)contains provisions that, for any reason, would be more appropriately contained in an Act.
3.7In this clause –
adverse effect” includes abrogation, deprivation, extinguishment, diminution, and a compulsory acquisition, transfer, or assignment;
instrument” means –
(a)subsidiary legislation in the form in which, and with the content it has, when it is published;
(b)an instrument, not being subsidiary legislation, that is made subject to disallowance by either House under a written law;
subsidiary legislation” has the meaning given to it by section 5 of the Interpretation Act 1984.

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Members conducting inquiry

Members:Hon. Joseph (Joe) Michael Francis MLA
Hon. Kimberley (Kim) Maurice Chance MLC
Hon. Shelley Elizabeth Eaton MLC
Ms Janine Marie Freeman MLA
Hon. Raymond (Ray) James Halligan MLC
Mr Paul Terrance Miles MLA
Hon. Barbara Mary Scott MLC
Mr Andrew John Waddell MLA
Staff Members:Mr David Driscoll (Committee Clerk)
Ms Christine Kain, LLB (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Andrea McCallum, BA, B Juris, LL B, LL M (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Susan O'Brien, LLB, B Juris (Advisory Officer (Legal)), Mr David Driscoll (Committee Clerk)
Ms Christine Kain (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Andrea McCallum, BA, B Juris, LL B, LL M (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Susan O'Brien, LLB, B Juris (Advisory Officer (Legal))