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Judges' Pensions Act 1956

Authoritative Version
  • - C1956A00049
  • No longer in force
Act No. 49 of 1956 as made
An Act to amend the Judges' Pensions Act 1948-1951.
Date of Assent 30 Jun 1956
Date of repeal 10 Dec 1968
Repealed by Repealed by Judges’ Pensions Act 1968

JUDGES’ PENSIONS.

 

No. 49 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Judges’ Pensions Act 1948–1951.

[Assented to 30th June, 1956.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’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 Judges’ Pensions Act 1956.

(2.)   The Judges’ Pensions Act 1948–1951 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Judges’ Pensions Act 1948–1956.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the date fixed under sub-section (2.) of section two of the Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1956.

Title.

3.  The title of the Principal Act is repealed and the following title inserted in its stead:—

“An Act to make provision for Pensions for Judges and their Families, and for other purposes.”.

Interpretation.

4. Section three of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by adding at the end of the definition of “Judge” the words “, and includes a person who, by virtue of an Act, has the status of a Judge of a court referred to in the next succeeding section”; and

(b) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:—

“(2.) For the purposes of this Act a Judge who, by virtue of an Act, ceases to hold office upon attaining the age of seventy years shall be deemed to have retired.”.

Judges to whom Act applies.

5.  Section four of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “Arbitration,” the words “Judges of the Commonwealth Industrial Court,”.

Pension, &c., not payable on removal of Judge.

6.  Section fifteen of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the words “or under any similar provision in an Act”.