16D. Effect of contravention of duty to disclose interests

Guide to this section

The purpose of this section is to provide that certain transactions are not invalid solely because an official of a Commonwealth entity contravened his or her duty, under section 29 of the Act or this Division, to disclose a material personal interest that relates to the affairs of the entity.

This section is made for subsection 102(2) of the Act.

A contravention by an official of a Commonwealth entity of section 29 of the Act or of this Division does not affect the validity of any act, transaction, agreement, instrument, resolution or other thing.

'This Division' refers to sections 12-16D of the PGPA Rule.

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Last updated: 13 January 2016