Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration) Amendment Act 2018

1 Title

This Act is the Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration) Amendment Act 2018.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives Royal assent.

Part 1 Amendments to Remuneration Authority Act 1977

3 Amendments to Remuneration Authority Act 1977

This Part amends the Remuneration Authority Act 1977.

4 Section 12 amended (Functions of Authority)

After section 12(2B), insert:

(2C)

The Authority may not make a determination under subsection (1)(b) or (ba) on or after the commencement of the Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration) Amendment Act 2018 that changes—

(a)

the maximum amount payable by way of superannuation subsidy in respect of a member of Parliament in the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019; or

(b)

the contribution that the member must make to the retirement scheme in the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 in order to be entitled to any of the subsidy.

5 Section 19 amended (Frequency of adjustments)

After section 19(5), insert:

(6)

Despite subsection (5), no determination may be issued in respect of the salaries or allowances of members of Parliament for the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

6 Schedule 1AA amended

In Schedule 1AA, after Part 1, insert the Part 2 set out in the Schedule of this Act.

Part 2 Amendment to Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013

7 Amendment to Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013
8 Section 8 amended (Remuneration Authority to determine salaries and allowances)

After section 8(4), insert:

(5)

The Remuneration Authority may not make a determination under this section in respect of the salaries and allowances to be paid to members of Parliament for the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Schedule New Part 2 inserted into Schedule 1AA of Remuneration Authority Act 1977

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Part 2 Provisions relating to Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration) Amendment Act 2018

5 Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Determination 2017 has effect for period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

The Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Determination 2017 continues to apply as if the expiry date specified in clause 3 of the determination were 30 June 2019.

Legislative history

18 September 2018

Introduction (Bill 104–1)

26 September 2018

First reading, second reading, third reading

28 September 2018

Royal assent

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