Constitution of Urabba Parks/Section 122

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Chapter 6 >>Section 122

Government of territories[edit | edit source]

(1)  The Parliament may make laws for:

(a)  the government of parts of Urabba Parks not forming part of a jurisdictional division;
(b)  the governance of matters in which the legislature of the jurisdictional division does not have power to make laws;
(c)  the assignment of a jurisdiction number (placeholder component d) to a jurisdiction in the foundation group of which Urabba Parks is Head other than a region of Urabba Parks, and for the purposes of a provision of this Constitution such a jurisdiction shall, unless this Constitution otherwise provides, be taken to be a jurisdictional division.

(2)  A jurisdiction assigned a jurisdiction number under subsection (1) is not a jurisdictional division for the purposes of:

(a)  Chapter 1, unless the jurisdiction:
(i)  is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Urabba Parks;
(ii)  has a defined territory not within the limits of the territory of a region or territory declared under subparagraph (iii); and
(iii)  is declared by Parliament as a territory of Urabba Parks; or
(b)  any other provision of this Constitution, unless this Constitution or the Parliament provides the jurisdiction is a jurisdictional division for the purposes of the provision.

Relevant note from the Explanatory Memorandum[edit | edit source]

296. Subsection (1) provides the Parliament may make laws for the government of parts of Urabba Parks not forming part of a jurisdictional division, the governance of matters where the legislature of the jurisdictional division does not have power to make laws, and for the assignment of a jurisdiction number (placeholder component d) to a jurisdiction in the foundation group of which Urabba Parks is Head, for the purposes of including the jurisdiction in the definition of ‘jurisdictional division.’ Subsection (2) provides that a jurisdiction assigned a jurisdiction number under this section is not a jurisdictional division for the purposes of Chapter 1 unless the jurisdiction is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Urabba Parks, has a defined territory not within the limits of the territory of a jurisdictional division or territory and is declared by Parliament as a territory of Urabba Parks. The purpose of this section is to allow Parliament to establish territories and provide for their representation in the Houses.