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CONSTITUTION OF QUEENSLAND 2001 - SECT 43

43 Appointment of Ministers of the State

(1) The Governor, by proclamation, may declare the offices to which persons may be appointed as Ministers of the State.

(2) The Governor, by commission, may appoint a person as a Minister of the State.

(3) To remove any doubt, it is declared that the Attorney-General is a Minister.

(4) The maximum number of Ministers at any time is 19.

(5) A Minister must, before entering on the duties of the Minister's office, take or make the oath or affirmation of allegiance and of office in schedule 1.

(6) The oath must be taken or the affirmation made in the presence of the Governor or a person authorised by the Governor to administer the oath or affirmation.



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