87. Establishing new corporate Commonwealth entities

The rules may do the following:

(a) establish a body corporate;

(b) name the body corporate;

(c) provide for the composition of the body corporate;

(d) specify the functions of the body corporate;

(e) specify the powers of the body corporate, including the power of the body corporate to charge fees;

(f) provide for the composition of the governing body of the body corporate;

(g) deal with the appointment, and terms and conditions of appointment, of members of the governing body of the body corporate;

(h) specify procedures relating to the operation of the governing body of the body corporate;

(i) specify any requirements or prohibitions that apply to the body corporate or the governing body of the body corporate;

(j) deal with the application of other Commonwealth laws to the body corporate;

(k) provide for committees of the body corporate;

(l) provide for the staff of, or any other person working for, the body corporate;

(m) provide for the appointment, and terms and conditions of appointment, of any Chief Executive (however described) of the body corporate;

(n) identify the Minister who is responsible for the body corporate;

(o) identify any powers of a Minister in relation to the body corporate;

(p) provide for matters of a transitional nature in relation to establishing or abolishing the body corporate;

(q) provide for other matters relating to a matter referred to in any of the above paragraphs.

Note: The body corporate may be abolished by revoking the rules that established the body corporate.

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Last updated: 13 January 2016