Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Determination 2017

2017/263

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Determination 2017

Pursuant to section 17 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
3About this determination
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
15Purpose and basis of providing accommodation services
16Prime Minister’s official residence (Premier House)
17Continuous accommodation: Prime Minister
18Non-continuous accommodation: Prime Minister
19Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: Prime Minister
20Speaker: official residence
21Continuous accommodation: Speaker
22Non-continuous accommodation: Speaker
23Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: Speaker
24Deputy Speaker’s residence or other accommodation
25Application of clauses 26 to 29
26Minister: official residence
27Continuous accommodation: minister
28Non-continuous accommodation: minister
29Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: minister
30Meaning of Wellington accommodation
31Basis of providing Wellington accommodation services for members
32Application of clauses 33 to 36
33Continuous accommodation: member
34Non-continuous accommodation: member
35Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: member
36Limit on continuous accommodation payment where member shares accommodation
37Purpose and basis of providing accommodation services for qualifying electoral candidates
38Wellington accommodation
39Non-Wellington accommodation: Speaker and Leader of Opposition
40Purpose and basis of providing accommodation to ministers
41Non-Wellington accommodation: ministers
42Ministers’ accommodation when hosting Guest of Government
43Cost of evening meal for spouse or partner of certain members
44Non-Wellington accommodation: members
45Security system payments
46Non-Wellington accommodation expense payment
47Increase in accommodation expense payment in certain circumstances
48Travel by family members
49Limits on number of trips by family members
50Chauffeur-driven cars
51Taxis
52Travel by family members of qualifying electoral candidates
53Information to be provided to members about use of services under determination, including travel services by family members
54Policies, procedures, and guidelines to follow if claiming entitlements
55Certificate of expenditure
56Revocations
Explanatory memorandum
Administrative Information