Remuneration Authority Act 1977

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2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

allowance, in relation to a member of the House of Representatives, means a basic expense allowance and an office-holder allowance

Authority means the Remuneration Authority established by section 4(1)

Minister means the Minister of Labour

principal allowances

(a)

means allowances (not being travelling allowances or other incidental or minor allowances); and

(b)

to avoid doubt, in relation to any of the following Judges who does not have his or her primary place of residence in Wellington may, if the Remuneration Authority thinks fit, include an amount by way of an allowance for accommodation while that person is in Wellington:

(i)

a Judge of the Supreme Court:

(ii)

a Judge of the Court of Appeal:

(iii)

the Chief High Court Judge

remuneration includes—

(a)

salary, wages, and other payments, whether in the form of bonuses or otherwise, in return for services; and

(b)

benefits and other emoluments (whether in money or not) in return for services

retirement scheme has the same meaning as in section 6(1) of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.

Section 2: replaced (with effect on 1 April 1985), on 29 October 1985, by section 2(1) of the Higher Salaries Commission Amendment Act (No 2) 1985 (1985 No 135).

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

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

Section 2 Commission: repealed, on 1 April 2003, by section 3(2) of the Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament) Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 54).

Section 2 health service: repealed, on 1 April 1988, by section 2(1) of the Higher Salaries Commission Amendment 1988 (1988 No 24).

Section 2 junior dental officer: repealed, on 1 April 1988, by section 2(1) of the Higher Salaries Commission Amendment 1988 (1988 No 24).

Section 2 principal allowances: replaced, on 1 March 2017, by section 4 of the Remuneration Authority Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 67).

Section 2 remuneration: replaced, on 1 April 1988, by section 2(2) of the Higher Salaries Commission Amendment 1988 (1988 No 24).

Section 2 resident medical officer: repealed, on 1 April 1988, by section 2(1) of the Higher Salaries Commission Amendment 1988 (1988 No 24).

Section 2 retirement scheme: inserted, on 1 December 2014, by section 150 of the Financial Markets (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2013 (2013 No 70).