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Commonwealth Public Service Act 1937

Authoritative Version
  • - C1937A00041
  • No longer in force
Act No. 41 of 1937 as made
An Act to amend the Commonwealth Public Service Act 1922-1936 in relation to the Recognition of certain prior Service as Commonwealth Service.
Date of Assent 16 Sep 1937
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

 

COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE.

 

No. 41 of 1937.

An Act to amend the Commonwealth Public Service Act 19221936 in relation to the Recognition of certain prior Service as Commonwealth Service.

[Assented to 16th September, 1937.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Commonwealth Public Service Act 1937.

(2.)  The Commonwealth Public Service Act 19221936, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Commonwealth Public Service Act 19221937.


 

Certain prior service reckoned as Commonwealth Service.

2.   After section forty-eight of the Commonwealth Public Service Act 19221936 the following section is inserted:—

48aa.  Where a person who was appointed under section fifteen of the Development and Migration Act 1926 as an officer of the Commission constituted under that Act is, at the commencement of this section, an officer of the Commonwealth Service and his service in the Commonwealth Service is continuous with a period of continuous service which is the aggregate of—

(a) a period of service under the Development and Migration Act 1926;

(b) a period of service (if any) in pursuance of the Development and Migration Act 1930;

(c) a period of permanent service in the Public Service of a State; and

(d) a period of prior service or employment (if any) in the Public Service of the Commonwealth, whether before or after service under the Development and Migration Act 1926,

that period of continuous service shall be reckoned for the purposes of this Act as service in a permanent capacity in the Commonwealth Service.”.