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High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1967L00079
  • No longer in force
SR 1967 No. 79 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations.
Gazetted 29 Jun 1967
Date of repeal 16 Jan 1974
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by High Commissioner (United Kingdom) Act Repeal Act 1973

STATUTORY RULES

1967 No.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE HIGH COMMISSIONER (UNITED KINGDOM) ACT 1909-1966.*

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 High Commissioner (United Kingdom) Act 1909-1966.

Dated this sixteenth day of June, 1967.

CASEY

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

Signature of Minister of State for Immigration for and on behalf of the Prime Minister

Minister of State for Immigration for and on behalf of the Prime Minister.

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Amendments of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations. †

1.   Regulation 33 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations is repealed and the following regulation inserted in its stead:—

Proficiency allowances.

“33.—(1.) Where an officer or employee occupying an office of typist satisfies the Official Secretary of her ability to type at one of the rates specified in column 1 of the following table (in this sub-regulation referred to as ‘the qualifying rate’), the Official Secretary may, by instrument in writing, direct that the officer or employee shall, from and including a date specified in the instrument, be paid an allowance at the rate specified in column 2 of that table opposite to the qualifying rate in column 1.

Column 1

Column 2

Typing rate

Rate of allowance per annum

 

£

40 words per minute..................................................................................................

30

50 words per minute..................................................................................................

50

65 words per minute..................................................................................................

100

“(2.) Where an officer or employee occupying an office of stenographer satisfies the Official Secretary of her ability to write shorthand at one of the rates specified in column 1 of the following table (in this sub-regulation referred to as ‘the qualifying rate’), the Official Secretary may, by instrument in writing, direct

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* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on                                        , 1967

† Statutory Rules 1960, No. 87, as amended by Statutory Rules 1965, No. 87; 1966, No. 76; and 1967, No. 29

6900/67—Price 8c                                                                                                                                                  9/30.5.1967


that the officer or employee shall, from and including a date specified in the instrument, be paid an allowance at the rate specified in column 2 of that table opposite to the qualifying rate in column 1.

Column 1

Column 2

Shorthand rate

Rate of allowance per annum

 

£

100 words per minute................................................................................................

20

120 words per minute................................................................................................

50

140 words per minute................................................................................................

120

“(3.) Where an officer or employee occupying an office of typist and engaged full-time in typing matter played back from a tape recording satisfies the Official Secretary of her ability to type such matter at one of the rates specified in column 1 of the following table (in this sub-regulation referred to as ‘the qualifying rate’), the Official Secretary may, by instrument in writing, direct that the officer or employee shall, from and including a date specified in the instrument, be paid an allowance at the rate specified in column 2 of that table opposite to the qualifying rate in column 1.

Column 1

Column 2

Typing rate

Rate of allowance per annum

 

£

12 words per minute..................................................................................................

40

16 words per minute..................................................................................................

80

21 words per minute..................................................................................................

120

27 words per minute..................................................................................................

160

“(4.) Notwithstanding the last preceding sub-regulation, an allowance under that sub-regulation is not payable to a person in respect of any period during which the person was not engaged full-time in typing matter played back from a tape recording.

“(5.) A date specified in an instrument under this regulation as the date from and including which an allowance is to be paid may be a date earlier than the date of the instrument.”.

Meal allowance.

2.   Regulation 40 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (1.) the word “Eight” and inserting in its stead the word “Ten”.

Persons in receipt of proficiency allowance immediately before commencement of these Regulations.

3.   Where a person—

(a) immediately before the commencement of these Regulations, was occupying an office of typist or stenographer, and was in receipt of a proficiency allowance, under the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations; and

(b) continues to occupy that office after the commencement of these Regulations,

the person shall, on the commencement of these Regulations, be deemed, for the purposes of regulation 33 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations, to have satisfied the Official Secretary of her ability—

(c) where the rate of the proficiency allowance was Twenty pounds sterling per annum—to write shorthand at the rate of one hundred words per minute;


(d) where the rate of the proficiency allowance was Forty pounds sterling per annum—to write shorthand at the rate of one hundred and twenty words per minute;

(e) where the rate of the proficiency allowance was Fifty pounds sterling per annum—to type at the rate of fifty words per minute; and

(f) where the rate of the proficiency allowance was Thirty-six pounds sterling per annum—to type, at the rate of sixteen words per minute, matter played back from a tape recording.

Allowances la respect of a period before the commencement of these Regulations.

4.   Where a person—

(a) at the commencement of these Regulations, is an officer or employee for the purposes of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations; and

(b) before the commencement of these Regulations, was in receipt of a proficiency allowance at the rate of Thirty-six pounds sterling per annum, or Forty pounds sterling per annum, under the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations in respect of any period that commenced on or after the first day of January, 1966,

the person shall, by virtue of this regulation, be paid, in respect of that period—

(c) where the rate of the proficiency allowance was Thirty-six pounds sterling per annum—an allowance at the rate of Forty-four pounds sterling per annum; or

(d) where the rate of the proficiency allowance was Forty pounds sterling per annum—an allowance at the rate of Ten pounds sterling per annum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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By Authority: A. J. Arthur, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra