(1) The function of the Archives Council is to provide to the Minister, on the request of the Minister or on its own initiative,—
(2) For the purpose of performing its functions under this Act, the Council has full powers, rights, and privileges.
(3) The Council must report to the Minister each year on the performance of its functions during the preceding year.
(4) The Minister must, as soon as practicable after receiving a report under subsection (3), present the report to the House of Representatives.
Section 15(1)(a)(v): amended, on 1 February 2011, by section 9 of the Public Records Amendment Act (No 2) 2010 (2010 No 133).