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Judges' Remuneration Act 1955

Authoritative Version
Act No. 17 of 1955 as made
An Act to increase the Remuneration of the Judges of the High Court and of certain Courts created by the Parliament.
Date of Assent 09 Jun 1955
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

JUDGES’ REMUNERATION.

 

 

No. 17 of 1955.

An Act to increase the Remuneration of the Judges of the High Court and of certain Courts created by the Parliament.

[Assented to 9th June, 1955.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’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 Judges’ Remuneration Act 1955.


 

Commencement.

2.    This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on the first day of January, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-five.

Judges’ remuneration.

3.—(1.)  The Acts specified in the first column of the First Schedule to this Act are amended as respectively specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(2.)  Each Act specified in the first column of the Second Schedule to this Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited in the manner specified in the second column of that Schedule opposite to the reference to that Act in the first column.

 

THE SCHEDULES.

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FIRST SCHEDULE.                                    Section 3 (1.).

First Column.

Second Column.

Third Column

Acts amended.

Offices.

Amendments.

Judiciary Act 1903–1950

Chief Justice of the High Court

Section 47—

Omit from sub-section (1.) “Five thousand pounds”, insert “Eight thousand pounds”

 

Justice of the High Court

Section 47—

Omit from sub-section (1.) “Four thousand five hundred pounds”, insert “Six thousand five hundred pounds.”

Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904–1952

Chief Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration

Section 21—

Omit from sub-section (1.) “Four thousand five hundred pounds”, insert “Six thousand five hundred pounds”

 

Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration

Section 21—

Omit from sub-section (1.) “Four thousand pounds”, insert “Five thousand five hundred pounds”

Bankruptcy Act 1924–1954

Judge of the Federal Court of Bankruptcy

Section 18bb—

Omit from sub-section (1.) “Four thousand pounds”, insert “Five thousand five hundred pounds”

Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court Act 1933–1950

Judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory

Section 8b—

Omit from sub-section (1.) “Three thousand five hundred pounds”, insert “Four thousand seven hundred and. fifty pounds”


 

SECOND SCHEDULE.                               Section 3 (2.).

First Column.

Second Column.

Acts amended.

Citations.

Judiciary Act 1903–1950...............................

Judiciary Act 1903–1955

Bankruptcy Act 1924–1954............................

Bankruptcy Act 1924–1955

Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court Act 1933–1950

Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court Act 1933–1955