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.

Sanction: $20

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Legislation history
Statute or Instrument Number and year Assent Commencement Application, saving and transitional provisions
Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Statute 2021 No. 1, 2021 5 Mar 2021 5 Mar 2021 (gaz 2021,p. 1)
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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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