Supplementary Order Paper No 505

No 505

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Remuneration Authority (COVID-19 Measures) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendments

David Seymour, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 4

In the heading to clause 4 (page 2 line 1), replace New section 19A inserted (Temporary reduction determinations (COVID-19)) with New sections 19A and 19B inserted

In clause 4, after new section 19A (page 3, after line 2), insert:

19B Temporary reduction determination (COVID-19) for members of Parliament


Despite anything to the contrary in section 19A, the Authority must make a determination under section 19A reducing the remuneration to be paid to members of Parliament by 20%.


The Authority must make the determination required by subsection (1) as soon as practicable.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Bill to make it mandatory for a temporary reduction determination to be made in respect of members of Parliament and for the remuneration of members of Parliament to be reduced by 20% by that determination.