Rules Part 8 – Transitional Provisions
51 Reference to Former Rules
In this Part 8 any reference to ‘the former Rules’ is a reference to those Rules of the Association made under the Act that were in place immediately prior to the commencement of these Rules, being the Rules published in the Victoria Government Gazette on 7 February 2013.
52 General Saving
Except as these Rules expressly or by necessary implication provide otherwise, all persons, things and circumstances appointed or created by or under the former Rules or existing under the former Rules immediately before the commencement of these Rules continue under these Rules and have the same, operation and effect as they respectively would have had had the former Rules not been revoked.
53 Specific Savings and Transitional Arrangements
53.1 Without limiting the generality of Rule 52:
53.1.1 each council that was a financial member of the Association under the former Rules will, upon the commencement of these Rules, be deemed to be a participating member council and to continue in the same regional grouping of councils until the Board determines otherwise;
53.1.2 each councillor who was a representative and substitute representative of the Association under the former Rules will, upon the commencement of these Rules, be deemed to be a delegate or substitute delegate of that council (as the case may be);
53.1.3 the Management Board constituted under the former Rules will, until MAV Election Day, continue to exist and to operate as if all of the former Rules relevant to its membership, duties, functions, powers and proceedings continue to apply;
53.1.4 each person holding an office (whether as the President or a Deputy President or Director) under the former Rules will continue to hold that office until they go out of office in accordance with the former Rules; and
53.1.5 the Chief Executive Officer under the former Rules becomes the Chief Executive Officer for the purposes of these Rules.
53.2 Any office held prior to the commencement of these Rules will not be taken into account in calculating the period described in sub-Rule 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206.
53.3 The first MAV Election Day after the commencement of these Rules will be held on 3 March 2023.