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Parliamentary Allowances Act 1902

Authoritative Version
Act No. 20 of 1902 as made
An Act relating to the Allowance to Members of each House of the Parliament of the Commonwealth
Date of Assent 10 Oct 1902
Date of repeal 28 Aug 1907
Repealed by Parliamentary Allowances Act 1907

PARLIAMENTARY ALLOWANCES.

No. 20 of 1902.

An Act relating to the Allowance to Members of each House of the Parliament of the Commonwealth.

[Assented to 10th October, 1902.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.    This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary Allowances Act 1902.

Allowance to Members.

2.—(1.)   The allowance to each Senator under section forty-eight of the Constitution shall be reckoned—

(a) in the case of a Senator chosen at the first election after a dissolution of the Senate, from the day of his election;

(b) in the case of a Senator chosen to fill a place which is to become vacant in rotation, from the first day of January following the day of his election;

(c) in the case of a Senator chosen or appointed to fill a casual vacancy, from the day on which his name is certified by the Governor of a State to the Governor-General.

(2.)  The allowance under section forty-eight of the Constitution to each Member of the House of Representatives shall be reckoned in the case of a Member elected after the passing of this Act from the day of his election.