Remuneration Authority Act 1977

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Reprint as at 7 August 2020

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Remuneration Authority Act 1977

Public Act
1977 No 110
Date of assent
23 December 1977
see section 1(2)

Act name: replaced, on 1 April 2003, by section 3(1) of the Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament) Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 54).


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.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


Title [Repealed]
1Short Title and commencement
3Act to bind the Crown
3ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
4Establishment of Remuneration Authority
5Membership of Authority
6Term of office
7Extraordinary vacancies
9Members and officers to maintain secrecy
10Remuneration and travelling allowances
11Staff of Authority
12Functions of Authority
12BFunctions of Authority in relation to judicial salaries and superannuation
13Amendment of Schedules 2, 3, and 4
14Implementation of determinations
15Release of determinations
16Publication of determinations fixing Parliamentary salary and allowances
17Provisions relating to Parliamentary and judicial superannuation
17AObligation to consult before making determinations about Parliamentary salaries and allowances
18Criteria of Authority
18ACountervailing economic conditions
18BFixing salaries of members of Parliament [Repealed]
19Frequency of adjustments
19ATemporary reduction determinations (COVID-19)
20Interim adjustments [Repealed]
21Submissions to Authority
22Recommendations to Commission [Repealed]
23Application of cost-of-living increases [Repealed]
24Remuneration of existing holder not to be reduced
25Powers of Authority
26Delegation [Repealed]
27Annual report
28Money to be appropriated by Parliament for purposes of this Act
29Members not personally liable
30Other enactments not to prevail
31Determinations of Authority to prevail over contracts of service in case of conflict
32Consultation with Authority
33Consequential amendments
35Revocations and amendments
36Savings and validation
Reprint notes
Title [Repealed]

Title: repealed, on 1 April 2003, by section 3(2) of the Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament) Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 54).