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Meat Export Control (Staff) Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1936 No. 39 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 02 Apr 1936
Date of repeal 23 Sep 1948
Repealed by Repealed by Meat Export Control (Staff) Regulations 1948 (SR 1948 No. 123)

STATUTORY RULES.

1936. No. 39.

 

REGULATIONS UNDER THE MEAT EXPORT CONTROL ACT 1935.*

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Meat Export Control Act 1935.

Dated this first day of April, 1936.

(SGD.) GOWRIE.

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

Signed by the Acting Minister of State for Commerce

Acting Minister of State for Commerce.

 

Meat Export Control (Staff) Regulations.

Citation.

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Meat Export Control (Staff) Regulations.

Definitions.

2.—(1.) In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears—

“officer” means an officer appointed under section 15 of the Act;

“the Act” means the Meat Export Control Act 1935;

“the Secretary” means the Secretary to the Board, and includes any person for the time being acting as Secretary.

(2.) In these Regulations, any reference to a Table shall be read as a reference to a Table contained in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Salaries of officers.

3.—(1.) An officer appointed, transferred or promoted by the Board to an office specified in Table A shall, subject to this regulation, be paid the minimum salary set out in that Table opposite to that office, or such higher salary (not exceeding the maximum salary so set out) as the Board determines.

(2.) Such increments of salary (if any) as the Board determines shall be paid to officers, but so that the annual salary of an officer shall not exceed the maximum salary set out in Table A opposite to the office occupied by that officer.

(3.) The salaries of officers stationed in London shall be paid in English currency.

 

* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on                                                                    , 1936.

6138.—8/13.3.1936.—Price 3d.


Office hours.

4.—(1.) Subject to the next succeeding sub-regulation, the hours of attendance to be observed by officers shall, subject to these Regulations, be:—

(a) on days other than Saturdays, from nine o’clock in the morning to five o’clock in the afternoon, with an interval for luncheon of one hour; and

(b) on Saturdays from nine o’clock in the morning to twelve o’clock noon.

(2.) Where the nature of the duties of an officer does not permit of his attendance during the hours prescribed by the last preceding sub-regulation, the hours of attendance of that officer shall be as determined by the Board.

Duty after office hours.

5. The Secretary may, whenever necessary, require an officer to perform work after the usual hours.

Overtime.

6.—(1.) The Secretary, if satisfied as to the necessity therefor, may authorise the working of overtime by officers.

(2.) Overtime shall be recorded and shall be paid for subject to, and in accordance with, the provisions of these Regulations.

(3.) The hourly rate of overtime shall be based on time and a half, and shall be calculated in accordance with the following formula:—

(4.) The minimum rate of payment for overtime shall be one shilling per hour, and overtime shall be calculated to the nearest quarter of an hour of the total amount of time in respect of which payment is claimed in any fortnightly pay period.

(5.) Payment for overtime shall be made in respect of time worked in excess of forty-four hours per week.

(6.) Officers in receipt of salary exceeding £450 per annum shall not be entitled to receive payment for overtime.

Meal allowance.

7. Where an officer is required to remain on duty after six o’clock in the afternoon, and that attendance necessitates his obtaining a meal away from home, he shall be granted a meal allowance of three shillings.

Absence from duty during office hours.

8.—(1.) Except by express permission of the Secretary, an officer shall not absent himself from his office during office hours.

(2.) Where the Secretary permits an officer to absent himself from his office during office hours, the Secretary may grant leave, either with or without pay, in respect of that absence.

Recreation leave.

9. The Board may grant recreation leave to an officer on the completion of each period of twelve months’ employment, for any period or periods not being in the aggregate less than twelve working days, nor more than eighteen working days, in respect of any period of twelve months.

Absence from duty in case of illness or emergency.

10.—(1.) If an officer is prevented by illness or other emergency from attending his duty, he shall immediately report the fact to the Secretary.


(2.) Where an officer is prevented from attending his duty on account of illness, the Board may, on production of satisfactory medical evidence, grant to that officer leave of absence, with pay, for such period as the Board determines.

(3.) Where an officer is prevented from attending his duty on account of illness, and is unable to produce satisfactory medical evidence, the Board may grant to that officer leave of absence, without pay, for such period as the Board determines.

Rate of travelling allowance.

11. Officers shall be paid travelling allowance in accordance with Table B.

Secretary to report to Board as to certain matters.

12. The Secretary shall report to the Board, whenever the necessity arises, any alterations which are, in his opinion, necessary or expedient for the more economical, efficient or convenient working of his office, and any alterations which are, in his opinion, necessary in the salaries or allowances of officers, and shall bring under the notice of the Board any matter in relation to an officer, or to the working of his office, with which he thinks it desirable that the Board should be acquainted.

Application of Financial Emergency Act.

13. The salaries and allowances prescribed by these Regulations shall be subject to reduction under the Financial Emergency Act 1931-1935 in the same manner as they would have been so subject had these Regulations been in force on the ninth day of October, 1935.

Officers stationed in London.

14. The powers and functions conferred by these Regulations on the Board or the Secretary may, in the case of officers stationed in London, be exercised, subject to any resolution of the Board, by the representative of the Board in London.

THE SCHEDULE.                                             Reg. 2.

TABLE A.

Office.

Annual Salary.

Minimum.

Maximum.

 

£

£

Secretary to Board..............................................................

700

1,000

Clerk—

 

Under 21 years...............................................................

52

156

Adult...............................................................................

180

500

Messenger.......................................................................

52

104

Typist and shorthand writer (female)—

 

 

Under 21 years...............................................................

65

130

Adult...............................................................................

130

220

TABLE B.

Office.

Travelling Allowance—Rate per day calculated from the date of departure to date of return inclusive.

 

£

s.

d.

Secretary to Board.............................................................

1

10

0

Other officers of the Board...............................................

1

0

0

 

By Authority L. F. Johnston, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra.