Section 46 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks
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Section 46 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks provides for a nominal pecuniary sanction of $20 for a person who acts as a member of a House of Parliament while disqualified from doing so.
Compiled text (Section 46 - Sanction for sitting when disqualified)
A person commits an offence if the person:
- (a) is declared incapable under this Division to sit as a member of a House of the Parliament on any day; and
- (b) sits or votes in any parliamentary body, or exercises or claims any privilege or immunity of a member of a parliamentary body on that day.
Law not made
|Statute or Instrument||Number and year||Assent||Commencement||Application, saving and transitional provisions|
|Constitution Adoption 2021||No. 1, 2021||11 Jan 2021||1 Feb 2021 (gaz 2021,p. 1)|
|Provision affected||How affected|
Relevant notes from the explanatory memorandum
150. This section provides for a nominal pecuniary sanction of $20 for persons who sit as a member of a House of the Parliament if not qualified to do so. The intention of this provision is to encourage persons who hold themselves out to be members of a House to ensure they are not aware of any disqualification from sitting as a member.
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