Governor-General (Allowance) Order (No 2) 2018

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Governor-General (Allowance) Order (No 2) 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of December 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 (No 2) 2018.

2 Commencement

This order is deemed to have come into force on 1 October 2018.

3 Governor-General’s allowance

The allowance payable to the Governor-General under section 6 of the Governor-General Act 2010 is payable at the rate of $32,408 per annum.

4 Revocation

The Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2018 (LI 2018/12) is deemed to have been revoked at the close of 30 September 2018.

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 2018, adjusts the rate of the Governor-General’s tax-exempt allowance to reflect the increase in the New Zealand Consumer Price Index between September 2017 and September 2018. The allowance is fixed at a rate of $32,408 per annum (an increase of $604 per annum).

The allowance is confined to the purpose of 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The Governor-General (Allowance) Order 2018 is deemed to have been revoked at the close of 30 September 2018.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 December 2018.

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