Statutory Delegations and Authorisations – Webinar Series


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Statutory Delegations and Authorisations – Webinar Series


Recommended CPD point allocation: 3 points (excluding WA).

Statutory delegations play an important and essential role in sound public administration with knowledge of sound delegation practices and procedures being a core public sector skill.

A failure to have legally sound and accurate statutory delegations in place can have serious and far reaching consequences including the making of unauthorised and legally void statutory decisions.

Given the critical role of statutory delegations in public administration, the purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview of the key requirements of statutory delegations, consider how statutory delegations differ from authorisations and explain best practice in statutory delegation.

Who should attend our Statutory Delegations and Authorisations webinar series?

  • Government legal officers
  • Government officers dealing with statutory delegations and authorisations.

What you'll learn

  • A clear understanding of the difference between statutory delegations and authorisations
  • The key requirements and general rules applicable to the exercise of delegated statutory authority and instruments of delegations
  • Best practice in statutory delegation practice and procedure, including tips and tricks in drafting instruments of statutory delegation
  • Tips and traps to avoid in the exercise of delegated statutory authority.

Session 1 – Key concepts – 11 July

  • What are statutory delegations?
  • Delegations vs authorisations
  • Specific delegations and general delegations.

Session 2 – Rules of statutory delegations – 18 July

  • General rules and requirements about delegations and exercising delegated functions and powers 
  • Applying section 27A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld).

Session 3 – Curing defective delegations – 25 July

  • Steps and processes that can be undertaken in curing defective instruments of delegation and authorisation, including retrospective actions
  • Emerging issues and trends. 

Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm (AEST Brisbane)

Cost (inc GST): $300 per person (complete three session series package) 

Unable to participate in one or more webinars from this series? We will be recording each session and we welcome you to register directly with us for the series. Just let us know which webinar/s you are unable to be a participant. Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

Further information: Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

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Recommended CPD point allocation: 1 point per webinar (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.