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NORFOLK ISLAND Norfolk Island Government Gazette (PRINTED ON THE AUTHORITY OF THE ADMINISTRATION) - 14 - NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO. 5 Friday 25 January 2008 NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1979 ASSENT TO AN ACT OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED that, on 22 January 2008, acting pursuant to section 21 of the Norfolk Island Act 1979, I declared my assent to the following proposed laws passed by the Legislative Assembly: Act Commencement Liquor (Amendment) Act 2008 The Act is deemed to have commenced on 16 (Act No. 5 of 2008) January 2008. Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2007-2008 The Act will commence on the date of publication (Act No. 6 of 2008) of this notice in the Norfolk Island Government Gazette. Absentee Landowners Levy (Amendment) Act 2007 The Act will commence on the date of publication (Act No. 7 of 2008) of this notice in the Norfolk Island Government Gazette. Dated 22 January 2008. OWEN WALSH ACTING ADMINISTRATOR BILLS PRESENTED IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ON 16 JANUARY 2008 The following Bill was presented Liquor (Amendment) Bill 2008 A Bill for an act to correct a possible anomaly created by the repeal, in particular, of section 64 of the Liquor Act 1960 by the enactment of the Liquor Act 2005. A copy of this Bill free of charge may be obtained from Mrs Jan Keeping, Legal Services, Norfolk Island Administration, Kingston. The Bills are also available on the internet at www.info.gov.nf. Dated 16 January 2008. GAYE EVANS DEPUTY CLERK TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY Sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Norfolk Island At the sitting of the Legislative Assembly on 16 January 2008, the House resolved to adjourn until Wednesday 20 February 2008 at 10.00 am. 16 January 2008. GAYE EVANS DEPUTY CLERK TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION ACT 2005 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR THE CONVERSIONS OF INCORPORATION OF A COMPANY I, Geoff Gardner of Cascade Road Norfolk Island, being a person authorised in that behalf by the board of directors of the company known as Athletics Norfolk Island, hereby give notice that the company intends to apply for the conversion of incorporation of the company under the Companies Act 1985 as a Company limited by Guarantee to that of an association under the Associations Incorporation Act 2005. This notice has been approved by the Assistant Registrar of Associations. Dated 22 January 2008. MICHELLA QUINTAL ASSISTANT REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES 15 - NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO. 5 Friday 25 January 2008 ELECTION OF STAFF CONSULTITIVE COMMITTEE NOTICE OF POLL A poll will be taken on WEDNESDAY 30 JANUARY 2008 of the candidates whose name, with the name of their nominator specified hereunder in the order by lot, in which they will appear on the ballot paper. CANDIDATE NOMINATOR ROBERT JOHN WESTWOOD Duncan Edward Committee member of the Norfolk Island Public Service Association MALCOLM SNELL Duncan Edward Committee member of the Norfolk Island Public Service Association SARLU LE CREN Duncan Edward Committee member of the Norfolk Island Public Service Association STEPHEN PAUL MATHEWS Helen Adams Member of the Norfolk Island Public Service Association JULIE BURNS Duncan Edward Committee member of the Norfolk Island Public Service Association Dated 21 January 2008. M.C.E. (MITCHELL) EVANS RETURNING OFFICER ELECTION OF STAFF CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE NOTICE TO VOTERS Polling day for the Staff Consultative Committee will be WEDNESDAY 30 JANUARY 2008. Polling booths will be operating at the following locations Customs Office, Burnt Pine - 9.30 am till 12.30 pm New Military Barracks, Exco Office, Kingston - 1.00 pm till 4.00 pm Staff may vote at either of the above booths. Voting is not compulsory. Voting is by majority ballot. HOW TO VOTE You are able to mark up to 4 nominees on the ballot paper, one for each of the four vacancies. More than 4 marks will render the vote invalid. Any clear mark in the box is acceptable. You may vote for less than 4 if you wish. The 4 nominees with the greatest number of votes will be deemed to have been elected to the 4 vacancies. CASTING YOUR VOTE When you attend at the designated polling place you will be confirmed as being eligible to vote by the Returning Officer. The Returning Officer will provide you with a ballot paper. Each paper will be initialled by the Returning Officer. Each employee may vote only once on the day. There will be no proxy votes. No ballot paper may be taken from the polling place. To be an eligible vote, a ballot paper must be placed in the secured box. COUNTING OF VOTES The secured ballot box will not be opened until the end of the voting period. Vote counting shall take place as soon as practicable after the close of polling. Candidates may appoint a scrutineer to be present at any counting of votes. As soon as the Returning Officer is satisfied that the election result has been determined, the Returning Officer shall (a) Declare elected those numbers of candidates equal to the number to be elected, who have the highest number of votes. (b) Report the declaration to the CEO. Dated 22 January 2008. M.C.E. (MITCHELL) EVANS RETURNING OFFICER 16 - NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO. 5 Friday 25 January 2008 BURSARIES AND SCHOLARSHIPS Applications are invited for awards of bursaries and scholarships to enable students to continue their education elsewhere than on Norfolk Island. Students must have completed at least three years schooling on Norfolk Island and must be residents of Norfolk Island. Prospective applicants who are awaiting examination results or who have not yet been advised of acceptance for admission to the course of their choice should nevertheless still lodge applications. Brief details of awards available are: BURSARIES (a) Higher School Certificate Bursary Available to students who have attained the School Certificate and who, in the opinion of the Bursaries and Scholarships Committee, are capable of proceeding to and passing the Higher School Certificate examination or its equivalent, who have special educational requirements for schooling elsewhere than on Norfolk Island and who can demonstrate proven abilities in that specialised area. SPECIAL NOTE As the Higher School Certificate is available at the Norfolk Island Central School, this bursary is limited to applicants with special curriculum needs. SCHOLARSHIPS (a) Tertiary Education Scholarship This scholarship is available to assist full time students undertaking a course leading to a tertiary qualification from a university or other tertiary institution. (b) Vocational Trainee Scholarship This scholarship is available to assist persons wishing to undertake apprenticeships, technical or para- professional studies and/or training away from Norfolk Island. Tertiary Education Scholarships and Vocational Training Scholarships are available for a maximum period of 4 years from the start of a course. Courses must commence no later than 1 year after completing the Higher School Certificate. All applications must be accompanied by: A minimum 250-word statement describing the student’s career goals and ambitions. This statement must be in the student’s own words and should be as detailed as possible; Proof of enrolment (from university, TAFE or other tertiary institution); Documents which demonstrate satisfactory progress in the previous year (results). Particular attention is drawn to the fact that FRESH APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED IN RESPECT OF STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN IN RECEIPT OF A BURSARY OR SCHOLARSHIP DURING 2007. ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE LODGED BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 22 FEBRUARY 2008. To obtain an application form and for further enquiries, please contact Bella Wilson at the Administration on telephone 22001. Dated 15 January 2008. RHONDA WHEATLEY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION ACT 2005 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR THE INCORPORATION OF AN ASSOCIATION I, Brett Michael Kytola, of New Farm Rd Norfolk Island, a person authorised in that behalf by the committee of the association known as Norfolk Island Takemusu Aikido, hereby give notice that I intend to apply for the incorporation of the association under the Associations Incorporation Act 2005. This notice has been approved by the Assistant Registrar of Associations. Dated 22 January 2008. MICHELLA QUINTAL ASSISTANT REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES 17 - NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO. 5 Friday 25 January 2008 THE GOVERNMENT OF NORFOLK ISLAND EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST VOLUNTARY MEMBERSHIP STATUTORY BOARDS/COMMITTEES The Norfolk Island Government is seeking Expressions of Interest from persons within the community who would wish to be considered for appointment as a voluntary member of Statutory Boards/Committees. Expressions of Interest are sought annually. A Register of Persons will be maintained and will be consulted prior to appointments being made. It is envisaged that appointments will be made to Statutory Boards/Committees based on knowledge, experience and skills. Vacancies occur from time to time. They do not necessarily exist at present. The Statutory Boards/Committees are Employment Conciliation Board Immigration Committee Legal Aid Advisory Committee Liquor Licensing Board Museum Trust Norfolk Island Broadcasting Authority Norfolk Island Cultural Heritage Committee Norfolk Island Gaming Authority Norfolk Island Government Tourist Bureau Norfolk Island Hospital Advisory Board Norfolk Island Planning and Environment Board Public Service Board Social Services Board Information about the membership, role and functions of the above Boards/Committees may be obtained by contacting Alma Davidson, Research Assistant-Government, telephone 22003 or email email@example.com. Applications should nominate which Board and/or Committee applicants wish to be appointed to and addressed to Alma Davidson, Research Assistant-Government, Legislative Assembly, Kingston or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dated 14 January 2008. ANDRE NOBBS CHIEF MINISTER LAND TITLES ACT 1996 INTENTION TO REGISTER TITLE Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 141 of the Land Titles Act 1996 that it is my intention to register title in respect of the land specified below: APPLICANT LOT SECTION PORTION NO. LOCATION G.R. Clarke 116 27 153p3 Grassy Road A person may apply to the Administrative Review Tribunal for a review of my decision during the period of 30 days after the publication of this notice. The proposed certificate of title in respect of the above land may be inspected at the Office of Registrar of Titles during normal working hours. On registration of title in respect of the above land, the interests in the land described in the Register are indefeasible as against any unregistered interests (other than interests recorded in a Registrar’s minute in relation to the land). Dated 21 January 2008. ALLEN BATAILLE REGISTRAR OF TITLES *****
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