Phew! That’s A Relief
Well the so called ‘Bikie Laws’ have been passed through parliament, and after all the who-ha, motorcyclists are not being singled out for special attention after all after all. Who knew?
In this Act—
association means any of the following—
(a) a corporation;
(b) an unincorporated association;
(c) a club or league;
(d) any other group of 3 or more persons by whatever name called, whether associated formally or informally and whether the group is legal or illegal.
4 Meaning of participant
For this Act, a person is a participant in the affairs of an association if the person—
(a) (whether by words or conduct, or in any other way) asserts, declares or advertises his or her membership of, or association with, the association; or
(b) (whether by words or conduct, or in any other way) seeks to be a member of, or to be associated with, the association; or
(c) has attended more than 1 meeting or gathering of persons who participate in the affairs of the association in any way; or
(d) has taken part on any 1 or more occasions in the affairs of the association in any other way.
Source: Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Bill 2013 (https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/Bills/54PDF/2013/VicLawAssDisB13.pdf)
I’m glad that’s all been cleared up. I’m off to a neighborhood watch meeting… wait… can I still do that?