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Chief Justice's Pension Act 1918

Authoritative Version
Act No. 38 of 1918 as made
An Act to provide for the Grant of a Pension to the First Chief Justice of Australia.
Date of Assent 25 Dec 1918
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

CHIEF JUSTICE’S PENSION.

 

No. 38 of 1918.

An Act to provide for the Grant of a Pension to the First Chief Justice of Australia.

[Assented to 25th December, 1918.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title.

1.  This Act may be cited as the Chief Justice’s Pension Act 1918.

Pension for First Chief Justice of Australia.

2.—(1.)  The First Chief Justice of Australia shall be entitled upon resigning his office to demand a pension, by way of annuity, to be continued during his life, to the amount provided by sub-section (2.) of this section.

(2.)    The amount of the pension shall be the amount of pension which the Chief Justice would have been entitled, under the laws of the State of Queensland, to demand if he had continued to occupy the office of Chief Justice of Queensland during the period during which he has occupied the office of Chief Justice of Australia.

Appropriation for payment of pension.

3.  The pension payable in pursuance of this Act shall be charged on and paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly.