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members of Board.

8. (1) Each member shall, subject to subsection (2) hereof, be Term of office of appointed for a term of one year, and may, from time to time, at the expiration of his term of office, be reappointed for a further term of one year.

(2) Any member shall cease to hold office as a member upon —
(a) his resigning such office by writing signed by him and
delivered to the Governor or to the Clerk of the
Executive Council,

(b) his ceasing to be employed in the Public Service, or

(c) his dismissal from such office by the Governor.

invalidated by vacancy.

9. No act or proceeding of the Board shall be invalid or be Acts of Board not prejudiced by reason only of the fact that at the time when it is done, taken, or commenced, there is a vacancy in the office of any member.


10. In case of the illness or other incapacity or absence from the Deputy members of State of any member, the Governor may appoint some person to be the deputy of such member. The person so appointed shall, until his appointment is terminated by the Governor by notice in writing, carry out, exercise, and discharge all the functions, powers, and duties, and be entitled to all the privileges, of the member in whose place he is appointed.


11. The Minister may fix such (if any) salaries or fees as he Remuneration of deems proper for the remuneration of members, in addition to any other salaries or fees received by them as officers in the Public


12. (1) The Minister may appoint one of the members to be Chairman. the Chairman of the Board.

(2) The Chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Board when he is present, and in his absence another member chosen for the purpose by the majority of those present shall preside.

(3) The member presiding for the time being at any meeting of the Board shall have a casting as well as a deliberative vote.

13. At all meetings of the Board any three members shall Quorum. constitute a quorum.

14. (1) The Minister may appoint a Chief Storekeeper, and such Officers. (if any) other officers as he deems necessary for the purposes of this Act.

(2) The Chief Storekeeper shall be the chief executive officer of the Board, and may attend any meeting of the Board, and shall have, exercise, and discharge such (if any) other functions, rights, and duties as are prescribed.

15. The

Functions of the

Cf. S.A. 414, 1887,
s. 57.

N.S.W., 31, 1902, 8. 20 (h).


Publication and effect.

Disallowance by

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15. The Board shall, subject to section 5 and to anything prescribed

I. control the purchase and procuring, and the care, custody, inspection, and stocktaking, and the issue, of all stores, materials, and requisites for the Public Service;

11. control the taking and keeping of the accounts relating to such stores, materials, and requisites;

III. investigate and examine all contracts, accounts, invoices, requisitions, orders, and vouchers in any way relating to such stores, materials, and requisites; and

IV. carry out, exercise, and discharge all such other functions, powers, and duties as are prescribed.

16. (1) The Governor may make all such regulations as are contemplated by this Act, or as may be necessary or convenient for giving effect to the provisions of this Act or more fully carrying out its objects, including (though without in any way limiting the operation of this section) regulations as to

1. the times and places when and where meetings of the Board are to be held:

II. the calling, holding, and conduct of such meetings:

III. the minutes and records to be kept by the Board:

IV. the functions, powers, and duties to be carried out, exercised, and discharged by the Board, and by the Chief Storekeeper and any other officers appointed under this Act, and the manner in which they are to be carried out, exercised, and discharged.

(2) All such regulations

(a) shall be published in the Government Gazette:

(b) from the date of such publication, or from a later date fixed by the order making the same, shall (subject as by subsection (3) hereof provided) be of the same effect as if they were contained in this Act:

(c) shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within fourteen days after such publication, if Parliament is in Session, and if not, then within fourteen days after the commencement of the next Session.

(3) If either House of Parliament passes a resolution disallowing any such regulation, of which resolution notice has been given at any time within fourteen sitting days of such House after such regulation has been laid before it, such regulation shall thereupon cease to have effect, but without affecting the validity or curing the invalidity of anything done, or of the omission of anything, in the



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This subsection shall apply notwithstanding that the said fourteen days, or some of them, do not occur in the same Session or Parliament as that in which the regulation is laid before it.

17. The moneys required for the purposes of this Act shall be How moneys for paid out of moneys from time to time provided by Parliament.

In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.

purposes of Act to be provided.

H. L. GALWAY, Governor.

Adelaide By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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An Act to further amend "The Insolvent Act, 1886." [Assented to, October 29th, 1914.]


E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia, with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as


1. (1) This Act may be cited as "The Insolvent Act Further Amendment Act, 1914."

(2) "The Insolvent Act, 1886" (hereinafter called "the principal No. 385 of 1886. Act"), the Act No. 404 of 1887, being an Act to amend "The Insolvent

Act, 1886," "The Insolvent Act Amendment Act, 1896," and this Act, No. 655 of 1896. may be cited together as "The Insolvent Acts, 1886 to 1914."

2. This Act is incorporated with the Acts mentioned in section 1 of Incorporation with this Act, and those Acts and this Act shall be read as one Act.

3. Section 175 of the principal Act is hereby amended by striking out all except the first eleven lines thereof and substituting the following for the provisions so struck out, namely:

1. If the insolvent

other Acts.

Amendment of section nizable by the Court.

175-Offences cog

32 & 33 Vict., c. 62,

(a) has wilfully omitted to fully and truly discover to the Failure to make full
trustee all his property, both real and personal,
and when, how, and to whom, and for what con- s. 11 (1).
sideration, he has disposed of any part thereof, S.A., 385, 1886,
except such part as has been disposed of in the 8. 242, u.
ordinary way of his profession, business, or trade
(if any), or laid out in the ordinary expense of
his family; or

(b) has

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