Niue Civil List Regulations 1972

  • revoked
  • Niue Civil List Regulations 1972: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Niue Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 71).

Reprint
as at 20 September 2007

Niue Civil List Regulations 1972

(SR 1972/218)

  • Niue Civil List Regulations 1972: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Niue Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 71).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Maori and Island Affairs Department.


PURSUANT to the Niue Act 1966, His Excellency the Governor General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of a Commission of Inquiry appointed after consultation by the Minister of Island Affairs with the Executive Committee of Niue, hereby makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Niue Civil List Regulations 1972.

    (2) These regulations shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of September 1971.

2 Interpretation
  • In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    The Act means the Niue Act 1966

    Assembly means the Niue Island Assembly

    Clerk means the Clerk of the Island Assembly

    Executive Committee means the Executive Committee of Niue

    Leader of Government includes the Leader of Government Business holding office at any time after the commencement of these regulations and before the commencement of Part 1 of the Niue Amendment Act 1971

    Select Committee means a Select Committee of the Assembly

    Expressions defined in the Act have the meanings so defined.

Executive Committee

3 Leader of Government
  • There shall be paid to the Leader of Government—

    • (a) A salary at the rate of $2,500 a year; and

    • (b) An allowance to provide for expenses incurred in his official and Assembly duties at the rate of $500 a year.

4 Executive Committee Members
  • There shall be paid to each appointed member of the Executive Committee—

    • (a) A salary at the rate of $2,000 a year; and

    • (b) An allowance to provide for expenses incurred in his official and Assembly duties at the rate of $250 a year.

5 Period for which salary and allowances are payable
  • The salary and allowances of each Member of the Executive Committee (including the Leader of Government) shall be payable in respect of the period commencing on the day on which he is appointed pursuant to section 10 of the Act and ending with the day on which he vacates his office pursuant to section 12 of the Act.

Members of the Assembly

6 Members of the Assembly
  • There shall be paid to each elected member of the Assembly to whom the foregoing provisions of these regulations do not apply—

    • (a) A salary at the rate of $1,000 a year; and

    • (b) A sitting allowance at the rate of $3 for each day, or part of a day, on which the Assembly does not sit, but on which a member is required to attend and does attend a meeting of a Select Committee as a member of that Committee.

7 Period for which salary is payable
  • The salary of each elected member of the Assembly shall be payable in respect of the period commencing on the day named in the warrant for the election at which he was elected, being the day on which a poll would in the event of a contested election be taken, until the corresponding day named in the warrant for the next general election of members of the Assembly or until his seat becomes vacant by death or otherwise, as the case may be:

    Provided that where a member is returned unopposed at a by-election that is not contested, his salary shall commence and be payable on the day on which the warrant of election declares the successful candidate to be elected.

Miscellaneous provisions

8 Travelling allowances
  • There shall be payable to each elected member of the Assembly (including the Leader of Government and an appointed member of the Executive Committee) who travels overseas on public service at the request of or with the approval of the Assembly or of the Executive Committee the following allowances:

    • (a) A daily incidental allowance of $2.50 per day where accommodation and meals are provided at Government expense; and

    • (b) A travelling allowance of $1.25 per day during actual travel from and to Niue instead of the daily incidental allowance specified in paragraph (a) of this regulation; and

    • (c) A boarding allowance of $9.50 per day where accommodation and meals are not provided at Government expense; and

    • (d) A clothing allowance of $100:

      Provided that no clothing allowance shall be payable under this paragraph within 3 years after the date on which the immediately preceding such payment was made under these regulations or under any former enactment.

9 Payment only on certificate of Clerk
  • No payment shall be made of any salary or allowances pursuant to the provisions of these regulations for any period except upon the certificate of the Clerk of the Island Assembly.

10 Allowances exempt from tax
  • The allowances payable in accordance with regulations 3, 4, and 8 of these regulations shall be exempt from any tax.

11
  • [Revoked]

    Regulation 11 was revoked, as from 19 October 1974, by section 3(2) Niue Amendment Act 1974 (1974 No 43).

P J BROOKS,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations fix the salaries and allowances to be paid to the Leader of Government; the appointed members of the Executive Committee of Niue; and the other elected members of the Niue Island Assembly.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 October 1972.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Niue Civil List Regulations 1972. It incorporates all the amendments to the Niue Civil List Regulations 1972 as at 20 September 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint
(most recent first)