Parliamentary Service Act 2000

8 Services and administration of funding in accordance with Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013, determinations and directions, etc

(1)

In carrying out its duties under section 7(a) to (c), the Parliamentary Service must act in accordance with—

(a)

Part 3 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 and the determinations made, directions issued, and procedures prescribed under that Part; and

(b)

directions issued by the Speaker under subsection (3) in respect of services to be provided to the House of Representatives.

(2)

In carrying out its duties under section 7(d), the Parliamentary Service must act in accordance with sections 39 to 42 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 and determinations made by the Remuneration Authority under section 41 of that Act.

(3)

The Speaker must, in each financial year, issue directions to the Parliamentary Service as to the nature of the administrative and support services to be provided to the House of Representatives and the objectives to be achieved by the Service in providing those services.

(4)

The Speaker must take into account any relevant advice and any relevant recommendation of the Parliamentary Service Commission given under section 14(1) before issuing directions under subsection (3).

Section 8: replaced, on 16 December 2013, by section 53 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 (2013 No 93).