Remuneration Authority Amendment Bill (No 2)

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Remuneration Authority Amendment Bill (No 2)

(Divided from the Judicature Modernisation Bill)

Government Bill


As reported from the committee of the whole House

This Bill was formerly part of the Judicature Modernisation Bill as reported from the Justice and Electoral Committee. The committee of the whole House has further amended the Bill and divided it into the following Bills:

  • Senior Courts Bill comprising clauses 1 and 2, Part 1, and Schedules 1A to 4

  • District Court Bill comprising Part 2 and Schedules 5 to 7

  • Judicial Review Procedure Bill comprising Part 3 and Schedule 8

  • Interest on Money Claims Bill comprising Part 4 and Schedules 9AAA, 9AA, and 9

  • Electronic Courts and Tribunals Bill comprising Part 5

  • Arbitration Amendment Bill comprising subpart 1 of Part 6

  • Bills of Exchange Amendment Bill comprising subpart 2 of Part 6

  • Building Societies Amendment Bill comprising subpart 3 of Part 6

  • Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Bill comprising subpart 4 of Part 6

  • Companies Amendment Bill (No 2) comprising subpart 5 of Part 6 and Schedule 10

  • Contractual Remedies Amendment Bill comprising subpart 6 of Part 6

  • Copyright Amendment Bill (No 2) comprising subpart 7 of Part 6

  • Courts (Remote Participation) Amendment Bill comprising subpart 8 of Part 6

  • Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill comprising subpart 9 of Part 6

  • Employment Relations Amendment Bill (No 4) comprising subpart 10 of Part 6

  • Family Courts Amendment Bill comprising subpart 11 of Part 6

  • Insolvency Amendment Bill comprising subpart 12 of Part 6

  • Local Government (Rating) Amendment Bill comprising subpart 13 of Part 6

  • Property Law Amendment Bill comprising subpart 14 of Part 6

  • this Bill comprising subpart 14A of Part 6

  • Resource Management Amendment Bill comprising subpart 15 of Part 6

  • Te Ture Whenua Maori Amendment Bill comprising subpart 16 of Part 6

  • Trans-Tasman Proceedings Amendment Bill comprising subpart 17 of Part 6

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Hon Amy Adams

Remuneration Authority Amendment Bill (No 2)

Government Bill


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.

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559AA Principal Act

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

559AB 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

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Legislative history

14 September 2016

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