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PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION ACT 1998


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      Act binds Crown  

   PART 2--ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION

   5.      Establishment of Commission  
   6.      Functions of Commission  
   7.      General power of Commission  
   8.      General policy guidelines for Commission  
   9.      Flexibility and range of working methods in performance of Commission's functions  
   10.     Annual report  

   PART 3--INQUIRIES

           Division 1--Reference to Commission for inquiry and report

   11.     Reference of matters to Commission for inquiry  
   12.     Report of inquiry to be tabled  

           Division 2--Conduct of inquiries

   13.     Notice of inquiry  
   14.     Notice of hearings  
   15.     Procedure at hearings  
   16.     Written statements etc. to be made public  

   PART 4--OTHER FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION

           Division 1--Advice, research and secretariat functions

   17.     Requests for advice  
   18.     Minister may publish Commission's advice  
   19.     Secretariat services and research services to government bodies  
   20.     Research services on request of other bodies  

           Division 2--Competitive neutrality complaints

   21.     Complaints to the Commission  
   22.     Discretion not to investigate complaints  

   PART 5--CONSTITUTION AND OPERATION OF COMMISSION

           Division 1--Structure of Commission

   23.     Constitution of Commission  
   24.     Appointment of Commissioners  
   25.     Appointment of Associate Commissioners  
   26.     Terms and conditions of appointment of members  
   27.     Outside employment  
   28.     Remuneration and allowances  
   29.     Leave of absence for full-time members  
   30.     Leave of absence for part-time members  
   31.     Deputy Chair  
   32.     Acting appointments  
   33.     Resignation of member  
   34.     Retirement of member  
   35.     Termination of member  
   36.     Removal taken to be retirement on ground of invalidity  
   37.     Retirement on ground of invalidity under the Superannuation Acts  

           Division 2--Operation of Commission

   38.     Role of Chair  
   39.     Meetings of Commission  
   40.     Commission may sit in Divisions  
   41.     Constitution of Division by one member in exceptional circumstances  
   42.     Delegation by Chair  
   43.     Disclosure of interests  

   PART 6--STAFF AND CONSULTANTS

   44.     Staff  
   45.     Consultants  

   PART 7--OFFENCES ETC.

   46.     Hindering or disrupting Commission  
   47.     Intimidation etc.  
   48.     Notice to person to provide information and documents  
   49.     Summons to person to attend hearing  
   50.     Refusal to answer questions or produce documents  
   51.     Preservation of the privilege against self-incrimination  
   52.     False or misleading evidence or information  
   53.     Restrictions on publication of evidence  
   54.     Documents produced in relation to inquiry  
   55.     Allowances to witnesses  
   56.     Limitation of powers under this Part  

   PART 8--MISCELLANEOUS

   57.     Protection from civil actions  
   58.     Charges for services  
   59.     Conduct by directors, employees or agents  
   60.     Regulations  


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