Disability Act 2005

Further amendment of Act of 1999.

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56.—(1) Section 20 of the Act of 1999 is amended—

( a) in subsection (1)( a), by the substitution of “12” for “20”,

( b) in subsection (3)( b)(i), by the substitution of “5” for “9” in each place where it occurs.

(2) Section 21 of the Act of 1999 is amended—

( a) in subsection (2), by the insertion of “such remuneration (if any) and” after “and shall be paid”, and

( b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (4):

“(5) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Minister may, on the occasion of the Minister's first appointing members of the Authority after the commencement of section 56 of the Disability Act 2005, appoint a person who has served not more than 2 consecutive terms as a member of the Authority, to be a member of the Authority.”.

(3) Section 23 of the Act of 1999 is amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (3):

“(3) The quorum for a meeting of the Authority shall be 7.”.