Parliamentary Service Act 2000

14 Functions of Parliamentary Service Commission

(1)

The Parliamentary Service Commission has the following functions:

(a)

to advise the Speaker on the nature of the services to be provided to the House of Representatives, members of Parliament, parties, and qualifying electoral candidates (other than services in respect of members participating in the official inter-parliamentary relations programme):

(b)

to advise the Speaker on proposed directions relating to the allocation and administration of funding appropriated in Appropriation Acts to support the parliamentary operations of members of Parliament, parties, and qualifying electoral candidates:

(c)

to recommend to the Speaker persons who are suitable to be members of a review committee.

(2)

The Commission may at any time require the Speaker or the General Manager to report on, or inquire into, matters relating to the administration of this Act or the exercise or performance of any function, duty, or power under this Act.

(3)

The Commission has any other function or power conferred on it by or under any enactment.

(4)

The Commission does not have a role in relation to—

(a)

business transacted at meetings of the House of Representatives or meetings of committees of the House of Representatives; or

(b)

any other proceedings in Parliament; or

(c)

any matter for which the Clerk of the House of Representatives has responsibility.

Compare: 1985 No 128 s 6(2), (4), (5)

Section 14(1): replaced, on 16 December 2013, by section 56(1) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 (2013 No 93).

Section 14(1)(c): replaced, on 17 December 2016, by section 75 of the Statutes Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 104).

Section 14(4)(b): amended, on 16 December 2013, by section 56(2) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 (2013 No 93).

Section 14(4)(c): inserted, on 16 December 2013, by section 56(2) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 (2013 No 93).