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Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited

Australian Company Number 159 318 859

The Constitution as in force on 5 March 2021 together with resolution adopting the Constitution, proclamation declaring the establishment of jurisdiction, letters patent relating to the grant of Arms and Crest to Daniel James Racovolis, Gentleman, Constitution (Manager‑General) Letters Patent 2021 as in force on 6 March 2021, Introductory Speech and Explanatory Memorandum to the Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Bill 2021.

Table of Contents[edit | edit source]

Acknowledgement of Country

Statement of Attribution

Overview

Introductory Speech to the Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Bill 2021

Outline of the Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Bill 2021

Statement of Reasonableness of the Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Bill 2021

Covering Clauses (Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Statute 2021)[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Preliminary[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Citation and commencement of this Statute[edit | edit source]

1 Short title

2 Commencement

Division 2—Definitions related to this Statute[edit | edit source]

3 Act to extend to the Founder’s successors

4 Definitions

Part 2—The new governance arrangements[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Establishment of the new governance arrangements[edit | edit source]

5 Establishment of jurisdiction

6 Operation of the Constitution and laws

Division 2—Transitioning to the new governance arrangements[edit | edit source]

7 Effect of existing laws

8 Transitional provisions

9 Constitution

The Constitution[edit | edit source]

Chapter 1—The Parliament[edit | edit source]

Part 1—General[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Preliminary[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Constitution of the Parliament[edit | edit source]

1 Legislative power

Subdivision B—The Manager‑General[edit | edit source]

2 Manager-General

3 Salary of Manager-General

Division 2—Definitions[edit | edit source]

4 Definitions related to this Constitution

Division 3—Sessions of the Parliament[edit | edit source]

5 Sessions of the Parliament—prorogation and dissolution

6 Yearly session of Parliament

Part 2—The legislative system[edit | edit source]

Division 1—The laws of Urabba Parks[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Formation and entry of agreement of jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

7 Agreement of jurisdiction

8 Entry survival and severance of agreement

Subdivision B—Implementation of jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

9 Applicability of laws

10 Effect of laws

Division 2—The places of Urabba Parks[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Rules relating to appointments to places[edit | edit source]

11 Appointment to places

Subdivision B—Rules relating to registration of places[edit | edit source]

12 Register of places

Division 3—Proceedings of members and directors[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Rules relating to resolutions of the members[edit | edit source]

13 Resolutions of the members of Urabba Parks.

14 Special resolutions

Subdivision B—Rules relating to resolutions of the directors[edit | edit source]

15 Resolutions of the directors of Urabba Parks

Division 4—The Management[edit | edit source]

16 Votes of the Enactor

17 Provisions relating to the Enactorial Household

Division 5—The legislative body[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—The components of the legislature[edit | edit source]

18 Requirement as to deliberative components to be appointed directors

19 Effect of vacancy of deliberative component

Subdivision B—Membership of the legislative body[edit | edit source]

20 Parliamentary places

Subdivision C—Legislative officers[edit | edit source]

21 Appointment of legislative directors

22 Appointment of alternate legislative directors

Subdivision D—Proceedings of parliamentary bodies[edit | edit source]

23 Conduct of proceedings of parliamentary bodies

Part 3—The House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Appointment and term of members[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Appointment of members of the House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

24 Constitution of House of Ordinaries

25 Provisions as to appointment of members

Subdivision B—Terms of office of members of parliament[edit | edit source]

26 Removal of members

27 Alteration in the number of members

28 Duration of House of Ordinaries

29 Electoral divisions

Division 2—The electorate[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Electors of the House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

30 Qualification of electors

Subdivision B—Persons eligible to vote[edit | edit source]

31 Persons eligible to vote in internal proceedings

Subdivision C—Writs for elections for members of the House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

32 Writs for general election

33 Writs for vacancies

Division 3—Members of Parliament[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Members of the House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

34 Qualifications for members

Subdivision B—Officers of the House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

35 Election of Speaker

36 Absence of Speaker

Subdivision C—Vacancy of members[edit | edit source]

37 Resignation of member

38 Vacancy by absence

Division 4—Proceedings of the House of Ordinaries[edit | edit source]

39 Quorum

40 Voting of the House of Ordinaries

Part 4—The Houses of the Parliament[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Members of the Houses[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Provisions relevant to duties of responsible entities[edit | edit source]

41 Duties of members

42 Oath, affirmation or declaration of responsibility

Subdivision B—Eligibility and vacancy[edit | edit source]

43 Member of one House ineligible for other

44 Disqualification

45 Vacancy on happening of disqualification

Subdivision C—Matters related to vacancies[edit | edit source]

46 Sanction for sitting when disqualified

47 Questions of vacancy

Subdivision D—Supply benefits to members of Houses[edit | edit source]

48 Allowance to members

Division 2—Rules and orders[edit | edit source]

49 Privileges etc. of Houses

50 Rules and orders

Part 5—Powers of the Parliament[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Legislative powers[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Powers of the Parliament[edit | edit source]

51 Legislative powers of the Parliament

52 Exclusive powers of the Parliament

Subdivision B—Powers of the Houses of Parliament[edit | edit source]

53 Powers of the Houses in respect of legislation

Subdivision C—Money Bills[edit | edit source]

54 Appropriation Bills

55 Revenue and membership structure Bills

56 Recommendation of money votes

Subdivision D—Disagreements between the Houses[edit | edit source]

57 Disagreements over certain Bills

Division 2—Enactment of laws[edit | edit source]

58 Enactorial Assent to Bills

59 Disallowance by the Enactor

60 Signification of Enactor’s pleasure on Bills reserved

Chapter 2—The Executive Government[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Executive bodies[edit | edit source]

Division 1—The executive system[edit | edit source]

61 Executive power

Division 2—The Proprietary Council[edit | edit source]

62 Proprietary Council

63 Definition of Manager-General in Council

Part 2—Executive officers[edit | edit source]

Division 1—The Ministry[edit | edit source]

64 Ministers of Corporation

65 Number of Ministers

66 Salaries of Ministers

Division 2—Officers of agencies[edit | edit source]

67 Appointment of corporate servants

68 Command of nautical and land services

Chapter 3—The judicature[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Judicial bodies[edit | edit source]

Division 1—The judicial system[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Basic features of the judicial system[edit | edit source]

69 Independence of the judicature

70 Judicial and legal system places

Subdivision B—Vesting of judicial power[edit | edit source]

71 Judicial power and Courts

Division 2—Judicial officers[edit | edit source]

72 Judges’ appointment, tenure and remuneration

Part 2—Corporate jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Vesting of corporate jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Appellate jurisdiction of Court[edit | edit source]

73 Appellate jurisdiction of Court

74 Appeal to judicial bodies of entities having foundation in Urabba Parks

Subdivision B—Original jurisdiction of Court[edit | edit source]

75 Original jurisdiction of Court

76 Additional original jurisdiction

Subdivision C—Jurisdiction of other courts[edit | edit source]

77 Power to define jurisdiction

Division 2—Exercise of corporate jurisdiction[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Legislative power to regulate proceedings[edit | edit source]

78 Proceedings against Urabba Parks

79 Number of judges

Subdivision B—Rights of defendants[edit | edit source]

80 Trial by jury

Chapter 4—Finance and accountability[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Finance[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Management of finances[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—The Consolidated Revenue Fund[edit | edit source]

81 Consolidated Revenue Fund

82 Expenditure charged thereon

83 Money to be appropriated by law

Subdivision B—Special Funds[edit | edit source]

84 Trust Fund

85 Gift Revenue Fund

Division 2—Indemnity and insurance[edit | edit source]

86 Indemnity

87 Insurance

Division 3—Service membership[edit | edit source]

88 Service membership

89 Redemption or repurchase of service membership

Division 4—Benefits[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Benefits generally[edit | edit source]

90 Approval of benefits

91 Contractual Approval Bills

Subdivision B—Benefits of membership[edit | edit source]

92 Rights of members to charity distributions

93 Entitlement to charity distributions

94 Distribution of surplus

Part 2—Accountability and control[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Entities[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Borrowing[edit | edit source]

95 Borrowing from entities

96 Financial assistance to entities

Subdivision B—Accountability[edit | edit source]

97 Audit

98 Approval of annual information statements

Subdivision C—Rights[edit | edit source]

99 Urabba Parks not to give preference

Division 2—The independent governance service[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Places associated with the independent governance service[edit | edit source]

100 Provisions relating to independent governance places

Subdivision B—The Visitatorial Commission[edit | edit source]

101 Visitatorial Commission

102 Qualifications for appointment to visitatorial places

103 Commissioners’ appointment, tenure and remuneration

Part 3—Members’ funds[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Charity distributions[edit | edit source]

104 Saving of certain rates

Division 2—Reduction in members’ funds[edit | edit source]

105 Selective reduction of membership

Chapter 5—The community[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Structure of jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

106 Jurisdictional divisions

Division 2—Laws of jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Legislative power of jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

107 Power of divisional legislatures

Subdivision B—Effect of laws of jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

108 Effect of divisional laws

109 Inconsistency of laws

Division 3—Government of jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

110 Provisions referring to Manager

Part 2—Campus government[edit | edit source]

111 Municipal places

Part 3—Membership[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Conditions of membership[edit | edit source]

112 Membership of Urabba Parks

113 Supplemental grants of membership

114 Liabilities of members

115 Urabba Parks may act as attorney or in respect of a forfeited member

Division 2—Membership of entities[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—The intentions of the Founder of Urabba Parks[edit | edit source]

116 Intentions of the Founder. Matters relating to the Church

Subdivision B—Rights of members of entities[edit | edit source]

117 Rights of members in jurisdictional divisions

118 Recognition of laws etc. of jurisdictional divisions

119 Protection of jurisdictional divisions from intrusion and violence

Subdivision C—Structure of entities[edit | edit source]

120 Associations

Chapter 6—New regions[edit | edit source]

121 New regions may be admitted or established

122 Government of territories

123 Alteration of limits of regions

124 Formation of new regions

Chapter 7—Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

125 Seat of Government

126 Power to Mister Enactor to authorise Manager-General to appoint deputies

127 Miscellaneous places

Chapter 8—Alteration of the Constitution[edit | edit source]

128 Mode of altering this Constitution

129 Conduct of referendum

130 Effectiveness of alterations to this Constitution

Chapter 9—Visitations[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Visitations of Urabba Parks[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Application of matters subject to visitation[edit | edit source]

131 Application of this Chapter

Division 2—Specification of matters subject to visitation[edit | edit source]

132 Reporting on matters etc.

133 Legislative powers and responsibilities in relation to this Chapter

Part 2—Urabba Parks Bill of Rights[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Individual rights[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Position on human rights[edit | edit source]

134 Human rights

Subdivision B—Position on individual rights[edit | edit source]

135 Dignity of the individual

136 Protection of the environment

137 Fair comment

138 Equity of access, opportunity and representation

Division 2—Community rights[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Public interest rights and responsibilities[edit | edit source]

139 Ethics and risk management

140 Freedom of information

141 Protection for whistleblowers

Subdivision B—Relationship rights and responsibilities[edit | edit source]

142 Respectful relationships

143 Relationships with other entities

144 Working with other charities

Subdivision C—Stakeholder rights and responsibilities[edit | edit source]

145 Recognition of traditional owners

146 Consideration of matters raised in consultations and petitions

147 Incorporation of stakeholders

148 Service delivery

149 Health and safety and matters related to communication services

Part 3—The future[edit | edit source]

Division 1—The way forward[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Planning on the way forward[edit | edit source]

150 Moving forward

Subdivision B—Ensuring the way forward is consistent with the intentions of the Founder[edit | edit source]

151 Statement of reasonableness

Division 2—How we go forward[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Principles on the way forward[edit | edit source]

152 Adoption of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Subdivision B—Purposes on the way forward[edit | edit source]

153 Novel charitable purposes

Schedule 1—Oath, affirmation and declaration[edit | edit source]

1 Oath

2 Affirmation

3 Declaration

Schedule 2—Entrenchments[edit | edit source]

Part 1—Entrenched matters[edit | edit source]

1 Table of entrenchments

2 Reading of table of entrenchments

Part 2—Entrenchable matter[edit | edit source]

Division 1—Conditions of inclusion[edit | edit source]

3 Conditions of inclusion in entrenchments

4 Incidental matter

Division 2—Governance structure related matters[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Matters affecting representation[edit | edit source]

5 Representation matter

Subdivision B—Matters affecting visitation[edit | edit source]

6 Visitational matter

Subdivision C—Matters affecting jurisdictional divisions[edit | edit source]

7 Divisional matter

Subdivision D—Matters affecting campus government[edit | edit source]

8 Campus government matter

Division 3—Membership structure related matters[edit | edit source]

Subdivision A—Matters affecting ordinary members[edit | edit source]

9 Ordinary membership matter

10 Succession and presentation matter

Subdivision B—Matters affecting service members[edit | edit source]

11 Service membership matter

Subdivision C—Matters affecting patron members[edit | edit source]

12 Patron membership matter

Notes to the Constitution[edit | edit source]

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Resolutions and instruments related to the Constitution[edit | edit source]

Resolutions of the sole member of Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited made at Urabba Street Reserve, Rankins Springs, New South Wales, on Friday, 5 March 2021 (including the resolution adopting the Constitution)

Proclamation declaring the establishment of jurisdiction

Letters patent relating to the grant of Arms and Crest to Daniel James Racovolis, Gentleman, of Garter Principal King of Arms with Clarenceux and Norroy and Ulster Kings of Arms (Coll. Arms Grants 2008 No. 173.114), dated 30 January 2008

Letters patent relating to the Manager-General of Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited, of the Enactor of Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited (Constitution (Manager‑General) Letters Patent 2021), as in force on 6 March 2021

Index[edit | edit source]