Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2018

2018/12

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Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 19th day of February 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 6 of the Governor-General Act 2010 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2018.

2 Commencement

This order is deemed to have come into force on 1 October 2017.

3 Allowance of Governor-General

The allowance payable to the Governor-General under section 6 of the Governor-General Act 2010 is payable at the rate of $31,804 per annum.

4 Revocation

The Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2017 (LI 2017/10) is deemed to have been revoked at the close of 30 September 2017.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which is deemed to have come into force on 1 October 2017, fixes the rate of the Governor-General’s tax-exempt allowance for official expenses at $31,804 per annum.

The purpose of the allowance is confined to meeting expenses incurred by the Governor-General personally in undertaking the duties of office. It does not extend to programme costs, which are separately funded.

The Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2017 is deemed to have been revoked at the close of 30 September 2017.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 22 February 2018.

This order is administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.