Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2002
363 Transaction of business outside meetings or by
(1) An advisory council may, with the written approval of the
Director-General, transact any of its business by the circulation of papers
among all the members of the advisory council for the time being, and a
resolution in writing approved in writing by a majority of those members is
taken to be a decision of the advisory council.
(2) An advisory council may, with the written approval of the
Director-General, transact any of its business at a meeting at which members
(or some members) participate by telephone, closed-circuit television or other
means, but only if any member who speaks on a matter before the meeting can be
heard by the other members.
(3) For the purposes of:
(a) the approval of a resolution under subclause (1),
(b) a meeting held in accordance with subclause
the chairperson and each member have the same voting rights as they have
at an ordinary meeting of the advisory council.
(4) A resolution approved under subclause (1) is, subject to the
regulations, to be recorded in the minutes of the meetings of the advisory
(5) Papers may be circulated among the members for the purposes of
subclause (1) by facsimile or other transmission of the information in the