Broadcasting Amendment Act 1996

10 Membership of Authority
  • (1) This subsection substituted s 26(1), and inserted s 26 (1A) and (1B) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection repealed s 26(3) of the principal Act.

    (3) Section 6 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 1993 is hereby consequentially repealed.

    (4) Notwithstanding subsections (1) to (3) of this section, every member of the Authority in office at the commencement of this section shall, unless the member sooner vacates the member's office under clause 1 of Schedule 1 to the principal Act, continue in office as if those subsections had not been enacted.

    (5) As vacancies occur in the membership of the Authority (not being vacancies in the office of Chairperson), the Minister shall, in making recommendations under section 26(1) of the principal Act, decide, having regard to the composition of the membership of the Authority, whether any such vacancy is to be filled having regard to section 26(1A) or section 26(1B) of the principal Act.