Remuneration Authority Amendment Act 2016

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Remuneration Authority Amendment Act 2016

Public Act
2016 No 67
Date of assent
17 October 2016
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Remuneration Authority Amendment Act 2016.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on 1 March 2017.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Remuneration Authority Act 1977 (the principal Act).

4 Section 2 amended (Interpretation)

In section 2, replace the definition of principal allowances with:

principal allowances


means allowances (not being travelling allowances or other incidental or minor allowances); and


to avoid doubt, in relation to any of the following Judges who does not have his or her primary place of residence in Wellington may, if the Remuneration Authority thinks fit, include an amount by way of an allowance for accommodation while that person is in Wellington:


a Judge of the Supreme Court:


a Judge of the Court of Appeal:


the Chief High Court Judge

Legislative history

14 September 2016

Divided from Judicature Modernisation Bill (Bill 178–2) as Bill 178–3T

11 October 2016

Third reading

17 October 2016

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.