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High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1970L00215
  • No longer in force
SR 1970 No. 215 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations.
Gazetted 30 Dec 1970
Date of repeal 16 Jan 1974
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by High Commissioner (United Kingdom) Act Repeal Act 1973

STATUTORY RULES

1970 No.

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 twenty-fourth day of December, 1970.

Paul Hasluck

Governor-General,

By His Excellency’s Command,

Signature of Minister of State for the Army acting for and on behalf of the Prime Minister

Amendments of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations†

Commencement.

1. These Regulations shall come into operation on the first day of January, 1971.

Proficiency allowance.

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 Regulation 33 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations is repealed and the following regulation inserted in its stead:—

“33.—(I.) Where an officer or employee who is occupying or performing the duties of an office, or temporary position, specified in column 1 of the following table has passed an approved test in typing at a rate specified in column 2 of that table in relation to that office or position and in typing letters and documents with due regard to punctuation and form and has not passed an approved test in typing at a higher rate so specified and in typing letters and documents with due regard to punctuation and form, the officer or employee shall be paid an allowance at the rate per annum specified in column 3 of that table opposite to that first-mentioned rate:—

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Office or temporary position

Typing speed in words per minute

Rate of allowance per annum

 

 

£

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

30

Transcription Typist..............................

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

80

Stenographer, Grade 1.........................

55 words per minute.............................

130

Clerical Assistant (F), Typing...............

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

180

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

50

Typist, Grade 2.....................................

55 words per minute.............................

100

Stenographer, Grade 2.........................

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

150

Steno-secretary, Grade 1......................

 

 

Steno-secretary, Grade 2......................

55 words per minute.............................

50

Steno-secretary, Grade 3......................

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

100

Supervisor (Typing)..............................

 

 

* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on                                                                 1970.

† Statutory Rules 1960, No. 87, as amended by Statutory Rules 1965, No. 87; 1966, No. 76; 1967, Nos. 29 and 79;1968, Nos. 21. 103, 128 and 184; 1969, Nos. 74, 150 and 192; and 1970, Nos. 91 and 146.

25784/70—Price 10c                                                                                                                                                             10/4.12.1970


 

“(2.) Where an officer or employee who is occupying or performing the duties of an office, or temporary position, specified in column 1 of the following table has passed an approved test in writing shorthand at a rate specified in column 2 of that table in relation to that office or position and in correctly transcribing that shorthand and has not passed an approved test in writing shorthand at a higher rate so specified and in correctly transcribing that shorthand, the officer or employee shall be paid an allowance at the rate per annum specified in column 3 of that table opposite to that first-mentioned rate:—

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Office or temporary position

Shorthand speed in words per minute

Rate of allowance per annum

 

 

£

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

20

Supervisor (Typing)..............................

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

70

Stenographer, Grade 1.........................

130 words per minute...........................

120

 

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

170

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

50

Stenographer, Grade 2.........................

130 words per minute...........................

100

 

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

150

Steno-secretary, Grade 1......................

130 words per minute...........................

50

Steno-secretary, Grade 2......................

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

100

Steno-secretary, Grade 3......................

 

 

 

 

 

“(3.) Where an officer or employee who is occupying or performing the duties of an office, or temporary position, specified in column 1 of the following table has passed an approved test in transcribing by typewriter recorded dictation, the transcribing being at a rate specified in column 2 of that table in relation to that office or position, and has not passed an approved test in transcribing by typewriter recorded dictation, the transcribing being at a higher rate so specified, the officer or employee shall be paid an allowance at the rate per annum specified in column 3 of that table opposite to that first-mentioned rate:—

Column 1

Column. 2

Column 3

Office or temporary position

Highest typing speed in word per minute

Rate of allowance per annum

 

 

£

12 words per minute

20

 

16 words per minute

70

Supervisor (Typing)..............................

21 words per minute

120

 

27 words per minute

170

16 words per minute

50

Transcription, Typist.............................

21 words per minute

100

 

27 words per minute

150

 

 

 

“(4.) An allowance is not payable under the last preceding sub-regulation to an officer or employee who is occupying or performing the duties of an office, or temporary position, of Supervisor (Typing) in respect of any period in respect of which an allowance under sub-regulation (2.) of this regulation is payable to the officer or employee.

“(5.) In this regulation, ‘approved test’ means a test approved by the Official Secretary.”.


 

Fourth Schedule.

3. The Fourth Schedule to the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations is repealed and the following Schedule inserted in its stead:—

“FOURTH SCHEDULE                                      Regulation 24.

ANNUAL SALARIES

Column 1

Column 2

Office

Rates of Annual Salary or Scales of Rates of Annual Salary

 

£

Clerk 1....................................................................................

610-689-769-848-934-980- 1,025-1,065-1,111-1,145-1,179-1,213-1,253-1,304

Clerk 2....................................................................................

1,481-1,539-1,595-1,651

Clerk 3....................................................................................

1,703-1,760-1,817-1,874

Clerk 4....................................................................................

1,926-1,982

Clerk 5....................................................................................

2,182-2,268-2,358

Clerk 6....................................................................................

2,445-2,535-2,632

Clerk 7....................................................................................

2,785-2,888-3,013

Clerk 8....................................................................................

3,144-3,276-3,407

Clerk 9....................................................................................

3,651-3,856

Clerk 10..................................................................................

4,084-4,340

Clerical Assistant, Grade 1......................................................

501-570-638-706-775-797-820-854-894-917

Clerical Assistant, Grade 2.................................................

 

Clerical Assistant (F), Typing.............................................

940-962-985

Clerical Assistant, Grade 3......................................................

1,021-1,057-1,093

Clerical Assistant, Grade 4......................................................

1,128-1.164-1,200

Clerical Assistant, Grade 5......................................................

1,236-1,272-1,307

Stenographer, Grade 1............................................................

845-890-935-980

Stenographer, Grade 2............................................................

1,075-1,120-1,165-1,210

Steno-Secretary, Grade 1........................................................

1,355-1,400-1,445-1,490

Steno-secretary, Grade 2.........................................................

1,535-1,585-1,635-1,685

Steno-secretary, Grade 3.........................................................

1,735-1,785

Supervisor (Typing)................................................................

1,285-1,330-1,375-1,420

Typist, Grade 1.......................................................................

500-570-630-695-770-810-850-900

Typist, Grade 2.......................................................................

725-800-840-880-930

Transcription Typist................................................................

865-910-955-1,000

Machine Operator, Grade 1 (Communications)......................

831-877-929-980-1,031-1,065-1,099-1,139-1,179-1,213-1,248-1,304

Machine Operator, Grade 2 (Communications)......................

1,339-1,373

Machinist................................................................................

990-1,025-1,060-1,095-1,130-1,165-1,200-1,235-1,275

Photoprinter............................................................................

860-890-920-950-980-1,010-1,040-1,070-1,105

General Hand.........................................................................

 

Messenger...............................................................................

501-570-638-706-775-797-820-

Porter......................................................................................

854-894-917

Storeman................................................................................

 

Messenger (Special Duties).....................................................

940-962

Senior Messenger...............................................................

 

Senior Porter......................................................................

962-985-1,021-1,057

Senior Storeman.................................................................

 

Engineer's Assistant................................................................

940-962

Senior Chauffeur....................................................................

1,134

Telephonist.............................................................................

805-835-865-895-925-955

Senior Electrician....................................................................

1,134

Works Supervisor...................................................................

1,230

Carpenter...........................................................................

 

Plumber.............................................................................

1,021”

Painter................................................................................

 

 

Supplementary allowance.

4.—(1.) Where, during a period that commenced on or after the first day of January, 1970, and ended before the commencement of these Regulations, an officer or employee occupied, or performed the duties of, an office set out in column 1 of the table in this regulation, the officer or employee shall, by force of this regulation, be paid an allowance of such amount as would result in his total remuneration (including any supplementary allowance paid or payable to him by force of sub-regulation (1.) of regulation 2 of Statutory Rules 1970, No, 146) being not less than the total remuneration that would have been payable to the officer or employee in respect of that period, if, during that period—

(a) the classification of that office had been the scale of rates specified in column 2 of the table in this sub-regulation opposite to that office in column 1 of that table; and

(b) that scale of rates had been specified in column 2 of the Fourth Schedule to the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations opposite to that office in column 1 of that Schedule.

Column 1

Column 2

Office

Scales of Rates of Annual Salary

 

£

Steno-secretary to a Deputy High Commissioner.........................

1,385-1,435-1,485-1,535

Steno-secretary to the High Commissioner...................................

1,585-1,635

Stenographer, Grade 1..................................................................

845-890-935-980

Stenographer, Grade 2..................................................................

1,025-1,070-1,115-1,160

Stenographer, Grade 3..................................................................

1,205-1,250-1,295-1,340

Supervisor (Typing).......................................................................

1,205-1,250

Typist............................................................................................

500-570-630-695-770-810-850-900

Transcription Typist......................................................................

825-870-915-960

 

 

Additional proficiency allowance.

5.—(1.) Where an officer or employee occupying, or performing the duties of, an office or temporary position of Steno-secretary to the High Commissioner, Steno-secretary to a Deputy High Commissioner, Stenographer Grade 1, Stenographer Grade 2, Stenographer Grade 3, Supervisor (Typing), Typist. Transcription Typist or Clerical Assistant (F), Typing was in receipt of a proficiency allowance by reason of ability to type at the rate of 50 words per minute or 65 words per minute in respect of the year that commenced on the first day of January, 1970, or a part of that year, the officer or employee shall be paid additional proficiency allowance in respect of that year or that part of that year—

(a) if the officer or employee was in receipt of proficiency allowance by reason of ability to type at the rate of 50 words per minute—at the rate of Ten pounds per year; or

(b) in any other case—at the rate of Thirty-five pounds per year.

(2.) Where an officer or employee occupying, or performing the duties of, an office or temporary position of Steno-secretary to the High Commissioner, Steno-secretary to a Deputy High Commissioner, Stenographer Grade 1, Stenographer Grade 2, Stenographer Grade 3 or Supervisor (Typing) was in receipt of proficiency allowance by reason of ability to write shorthand at the rate of 140 words per minute in respect of the year that commenced on the first day of January, 1970, or a part of that year, the officer or employee shall be paid additional proficiency allowance in respect of that year or that part of that year at the rate of Ten pounds per year.


 

(3.) Where an officer or employee occupying, or performing the duties of, an office or temporary position of Transcription Typist was in receipt of a proficiency allowance by reason of ability to type at the rate of 21 words per minute or 27 words per minute matter played back from a tape recording, in respect of the year that commenced on the first day of January, 1970, or a part of that year, the officer or employee shall be paid additional proficiency allowance in respect of that year or that part of that year—

(a) if the officer or employee was in receipt of proficiency allowance by reason of ability to type that matter at the rate of 21 words per minute—at the rate of Five pounds per year, or

(b) in any other case—at the rate of Ten pounds per year.

(4.) In this regulation, “proficiency allowance” means a proficiency allowance payable under regulation 33 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations.

Interpretation.

6. A reference in these Regulations to an amount of money shall be read as a reference to that amount of money in sterling.

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