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    3. Perth Market Authority

    (1) On and after the date of commencement of the Acts Amendment (Perth Market Authority) Act 1990 1, the body corporate previously constituted under this Act by the name of the }Metropolitan Market Trust~ is preserved and continues in existence as a body corporate under and subject to the provisions of this Act by the name of the }Perth Market Authority~, but so that the corporate identity of the body corporate and its rights and obligations are not affected.

    (1aa) The Authority as a body corporate has

    (a) perpetual succession and a common seal; and

    (b) power to hold land.

    (1a) The Authority shall consist of 7 members appointed by the Minister of whom

    (a) one shall be a person who in the opinion of the Minister has a knowledge of the affairs and interests of persons who carry on the business of buying general produce for the purpose of resale;

    (b) one shall be a person who in the opinion of the Minister has a knowledge of the affairs and interests of agents;

    (c) one shall be a person who in the opinion of the Minister has a knowledge of the affairs and interests of persons by whom or on whose behalf general produce is grown or produced for sale; and

    (d) one shall be a person who in the opinion of the Minister has a knowledge of the affairs and interests of consumers of general produce.

    (2) Such Authority shall

    (a) do all things as provided by section 11;

    (b) carry on and conduct its business and hold any profits arising therefrom,

    for and on behalf of the State of Western Australia.

    (3) The Minister shall appoint a member, not being a member referred to in subsection (1a)(a), (b), (c) or (d), to be chairman of the Authority.

    [Section 3 amended by No. 77 of 1981 s.5; No. 29 of 1987 s.4; No. 6 of 1990 s.6.]



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