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Ministers of State Act 1917

Authoritative Version
Act No. 40 of 1917 as made
An Act to increase the maximum number of Ministers of State from eight to nine and to increase the amount appropriated for their salaries from Thirteen thousand six hundred and fifty pounds to fifteen thousand three hundred pounds.
Date of Assent 28 Sep 1917
Date of repeal 03 Oct 1935
Repealed by Ministers of State Act 1935

MINISTERS OF STATE.

 

No. 40 of 1917.

An Act to increase the maximum number of Ministers of State from eight to nine and to increase the amount appropriated for their salaries from Thirteen thousand six hundred and fifty pounds to Fifteen thousand three hundred pounds.

[Assented to 28th September, 1917.

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 Ministers of State Act 1917.

Repeal.

2.  The Ministers of State Act 1915 is repealed.

Number of Ministers.

3.  The number of Ministers of State may exceed seven but shall not exceed nine.

Salaries of Ministers.

4.  There shall be payable to the King, out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Commonwealth, which is hereby appropriated accordingly, for the salaries of the Ministers of State, an annual sum up to but not exceeding Fifteen thousand three hundred pounds.