Section 5 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks
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Compiled text (Section 5 - Sessions of the Parliament—prorogation and dissolution)
- (a) appoint such times for holding the sessions of the Parliament as the Manager-General thinks fit;
- (b) prorogue the Parliament; and
- (c) unless the Parliament otherwise provides, dissolve the House of Ordinaries.
(2) After any general election the Parliament shall be summoned to meet not later than 30 days after the day appointed for the return of the writs.
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
61. Under paragraph (1)(c), the Manager-General may, subject to law, dissolve the House of Ordinaries. The words ‘subject to law’, which do not appear in the corresponding section in the Australian Constitution, imply that the Parliament may provide for fixed terms. See notes 123 and 124 regarding dissolution of the House.
62. Subsection (2) provides the Parliament not later than thirty days after the day appointed for the return of the writs of a general election.
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