Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members and Former Prime Ministers) Determination 2014

Reprint as at 9 June 2017

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Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members and Former Prime Ministers) Determination 2014

(LI 2014/287)

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

Pursuant to sections 17 and 44 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 and to the Remuneration Authority Act 1977, the Remuneration Authority, after complying with section 18 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013, makes the following determination (to which is appended an explanatory memorandum).

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Where this determination fits into scheme of things
4Overview
5Principles
6Interpretation
7Meaning of home base
8Meaning of parliamentary business
9Meaning of year
10Changes in circumstances during year affecting eligibility for services
11Continuation of accommodation payment in certain circumstances
12GST and card charges
13Resolution or determination of issues
14Administration of determination
15Continuous accommodation: Speaker’s residence
16Continuous accommodation: accommodation payment for Speaker not taking up official residence or staying in hotel
17Non-continuous accommodation: payment of costs where Speaker uses hotel as Wellington accommodation
18Limit on total amount of accommodation payments and hotel costs payable in respect of Speaker
19Deputy Speaker’s residence or other accommodation
20Purpose and basis of providing accommodation services to Ministers
21Application
22Continuous accommodation: official residence
23Continuous accommodation: accommodation payment for Minister not allocated official residence
24Non-continuous accommodation: reimbursement of costs where Minister stays in hotel
25Limit on total amount by way of accommodation payments and reimbursement of hotel costs
26Security [Revoked]
27Meaning of Wellington accommodation
28Basis of providing Wellington accommodation services for members
29Wellington accommodation payment: general
30Wellington accommodation payment: non-continuous accommodation
31Wellington accommodation payment: continuous accommodation
32Limit on accommodation payment where member shares accommodation
33Purpose and basis of providing accommodation services for qualifying electoral candidates
34Wellington accommodation
35Non-Wellington accommodation expense payment for Speaker and Leader of Opposition
36Purpose and basis of providing accommodation to Ministers
37Non-Wellington accommodation expense payment for Ministers
37AMinisters’ accommodation when hosting Guest of Government
38Cost of evening meal for spouse or partner of certain members
39Non-Wellington accommodation expense payment for members
40Security system payments
41Non-Wellington accommodation expense payment
42Increase in non-Wellington accommodation expense payment in certain circumstances
43Travel by family members
44Limits on number of trips by family members
45Chauffeur-driven cars
46Travel by family members of qualifying electoral candidates
47Suspension of travel services under this Part
48Provision of travel services
49Travel services
50Chauffeur-driven cars
51Self-drive car
52Provision of travel services
53Travel services
54Self-drive cars
55Information to be provided to members about use of services under determination, including travel services by family members
56Policies, procedures, and guidelines to follow if claiming entitlements
57Certificate of expenditure
58Reimbursement of expenditure
Explanatory memorandum
Gazette Information
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