Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Amendment Determination 2020

2020/236

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Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Amendment Determination 2020

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).

Determination

1 Title

This determination is the Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Amendment Determination 2020.

2 Commencement

This determination comes into force on 1 September 2020.

3 Principal determination
4 Clause 2 amended (Commencement)

In clause 2, replace “20 September 2020” with “18 October 2020”.

Dated at Wellington this 1st day of September 2020.

Fran Wilde,
Chairperson.

Geoff Summers,
Member.

Len Cook,
Member.

Explanatory memorandum

This memorandum is not part of the determination, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

On 17 August 2020, the Prime Minister announced that the 2020 general election will be held on 17 October 2020. It had originally been scheduled for 19 September 2020.

The change to the date of the general election has implications for the Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Determination 2020 (the principal determination). The principal determination was scheduled to commence on 20 September 2020, the day after the original date set for the general election.

This amendment determination changes the commencement date of the principal determination to 18 October 2020, which is the day after the rescheduled date for the 2020 general election.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 September 2020.