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Salaries Adjustment Act 1956

Act No. 18 of 1956 as made
An Act to provide for Increases in certain Salaries, and for purposes connected therewith.
Administered by: Finance
Date of Assent 12 May 1956
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Salaries Adjustment Act 1956

 

No. 18 of 1956

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to provide for Increases in certain Salaries, and for purposes connected therewith

  

  

  



 

 

Salaries Adjustment Act 1956

No. 18 of 1956

 

 

 

An Act to provide for Increases in certain Salaries, and for purposes connected therewith

[Assented to 12 May 1956]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Salaries Adjustment Act 1956.

2  Commencement

                   This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Validation of certain re-classifications

             (1)  The variations in the salaries, or limits of salary, of offices or positions specified in the first column of the Schedule to this Act made by the authorities respectively specified in the second column of that Schedule on the dates respectively specified in the third column of that Schedule shall be deemed to have been lawfully made and shall have effect, and shall be deemed to have had effect from and including the dates respectively specified in the fourth column of that Schedule, as a re-classification of those offices or positions.

             (2)  An office or position so re-classified shall be deemed not to have become vacant by reason of the re-classification.

             (3)  Regulations may be made under the Public Service Act 1922-1955 for purposes of or in relation to a re-classification referred to in subsection (1) of this section of offices to which that Act applies and regulations so made shall be deemed to have come into operation on the tenth day of January, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six.

             (4)  Any action taken before the commencement of this Act by an authority specified in the second column of the Schedule to this Act for purposes of or in relation to a re-classification referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall be deemed to have been lawfully taken, and, if the authority specified a date as the date from which that action should be deemed to have had effect, to have had effect from that date.

             (5)  The action referred to in the last preceding subsection includes, in the case of an office or position having varied limits of salary applicable to it by virtue of a re-classification referred to in subsection (1) of this section, action to determine:

                     (a)  the rate of salary, within those limits, which the occupant of that office or position was entitled to be paid as from the date specified in the fourth column of the Schedule to this Act in relation to that office or position; and

                     (b)  the date as from which the occupant of that office or position would become eligible to be granted his first increment of salary after the date so specified.

4  Superannuation

                   For the purposes of the Superannuation Act 1922-1955, any increased contributions payable in pursuance of paragraph (a), (b) or (d) of subsection (4) of section thirteen of that Act:

                     (a)  by reason of payment of salaries:

                              (i)  to officers of the Public Service of the Commonwealth at rates as varied in accordance with the last preceding section;

                             (ii)  to officers of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization at rates as varied by the Executive of that Organization on the third day of January, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six, or at rates fixed by the Determination No. 23 of 1955 made by the Public Service Arbitrator on the twentieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-five, as varied by the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration;

                            (iii)  to officers of the Australian Broadcasting Commission at rates fixed by the Determination referred to in the last preceding subparagraph, as so varied; or

                            (iv)  to persons employed under paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of section forty-one of the Naval Defence Act 1910-1952 at rates as varied on the eighteenth day of January, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six;

                            shall be deemed to have been payable as from the sixteenth day of December, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-five; and

                     (b)  by reason of payment of salaries to officers of the Public Service of the Commonwealth at rates fixed by the Determination No. 44 of 1954 made by the Public Service Arbitrator on the thirteenth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, as varied by the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration, shall be deemed to have been payable as from the seventh day of March, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six.


The Schedule

Section 3

 

First Column
Offices and Positions

Second Column
Authority

Third Column
Date of Resolution

Fourth Column
Date of Effect

Offices in the several Departments of State of the Commonwealth

Public Service Board

Tenth day of January, 1956

Tenth day of January, 1956

Offices in the Department of the Senate

The President of the Senate

Ninth day of March, 1956

Tenth day of January, 1956

Offices in the Department of the House of Representatives

The Speaker of the House of Representatives

Ninth day of March, 1956

Tenth day of January, 1956

Offices in the Department of the Parliamentary Library

The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Ninth day of March, 1956

Tenth day of January, 1956

Offices in the Department of the Parliamentary Reporting Staff

The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Ninth day of March, 1956

Tenth day of January, 1956

Offices in the Joint House Department

The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Ninth day of March, 1956

Tenth day of January, 1956

Positions in the Service of the Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia)

Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia)

Third day of February, 1956

Eighteenth day of February, 1956

Positions in the Commonwealth Bank Service

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Twenty-fifth day of January, 1956

First day of July, 1955