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Act No. 203 of 1973 as made
An Act Relating to the Remuneration and Allowances payable to the Holders of certain Statutory Offices.
Registered 16 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 18 Dec 1973
Date of repeal 16 Dec 1985
Repealed by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1985

Remuneration and Allowances Act (No. 2) 1973

No. 203 of 1973

 

AN ACT

Relating to the Remuneration and Allowances payable to the Holders of certain Statutory Offices.

[Assented to 18 December 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:

Short title.

1.(1)     This Act may be cited as the Remuneration and Allowances Act (No. 2) 1973.

(2)     The Remuneration and Allowances Act 1973 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3)     The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Remuneration and Allowances Acts 1973.

Commencement.

2.    This Act shall come into operation on 1 January 1974.

3.    After section 15 of the Principal Act the following sections are added:—

Remuneration payable to holders of certain statutor offices.

“16. (1)   The rate per annum of the remuneration or salary applicable to an office specified in the first column of Part IV of Schedule 4 is the rate per annum specified in the second column of that Part of that Schedule in relation to that office.


 

“(2)     The rate per annum of the annual allowance (if any) applicable to an office specified in the first column of Part IV of Schedule 4 is the rate per annum specified in the third column of that Part of that Schedule in relation to that office.

“(3)     Notwithstanding sub-section 9(2) of the Grants Commission Act 1973, the rate of the remuneration payable to a part-time member of the Commission shall be as prescribed by regulations made under that Act but, until regulations are so made, the rate shall be the same as the rate at which that remuneration was paid immediately before the commencement of this section.

“(4)     Notwithstanding sub-section 8(1) of the Prices Justification Act 1973, the rate of the remuneration payable to a member of the Prices Justification Tribunal (other than the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman or a full-time member) shall be as prescribed by regulations made under that Act but, until regulations are so made, the rate shall be the same as the rate at which that remuneration was paid immediately before the commencement of this section.

“(5)     Notwithstanding sub-section 14(2) of the Wool Industry Act 1972–197, the rate of the remuneration payable to a deputy of a member of the Australian Wool Corporation, other than the deputy of the member representing Australia, shall be as prescribed by regulations made under that Act but, until regulations are so made, the rate shall be the same as the rate at which that remuneration was paid immediately before the commencement of this section.

“(6)     If the Chairman of the Prices Justification Tribunal is a Judge, other than the Chief Judge, of the Australian Industrial Court or is a Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission, additional remuneration at the rate of $2,200 per annum and an additional annual allowance at the rate of $500 per annum are payable in relation to his holding of the office of Chairman of that Tribunal.

Remuneration of office-holder who is appointed to another office.

“17. (1)   Where a person appointed to hold a statutory office in a full-time capacity was, immediately before his appointment, the holder in a full-time capacity of another statutory office or an officer (including an unattached officer) of the Public Service or an officer in the service of a body corporate established for a public purpose by or under an Act, he shall, if the regulations so provide, be paid, during the period of his appointment (including any period of re-appointment) to the first-mentioned statutory office, in lieu of the remuneration and annual allowance (if any) payable in respect of that office, remuneration at such rate and an annual allowance at such rate (if any) as are specified in, or ascertained in accordance with, the regulations.

“(2)     The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing all matters permitted to be prescribed by this section.".


 

Amendment of Schedule 4.

4.   Schedule 4 to the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following Part:—

Part IV                                                    Section 16

Office

Rate per amount of or Salary

Rate per annum of Annual Allowance

 

 

$

$

Chairman of the Cities Commission...........................

29,250

1,750

Chairman of the Grants Commission..........................

Executive Member of the Pipeline Authority..............

 

26,700

1,200

Chief Australian Electoral Officer..............................

 

22,012

..

Director of the Film and Television School................

 

21,200

750

Deputy Chairman of the Prices Justification Tribunal.

 

20,502

..

Member (other than the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman or a part-time Member) of the Prices Justification Tribunal.........

19,148

..

Member (other than the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman or a part-time Member) of the Prices Justification Tribunal.........

Insurance Commissioner............................................

 

18,995

..

Deputy Chief Australian Electoral Officer..................

17,043

..

Australian Electoral Officer for New South Wales.....

Australian Electoral officer for Victoria.....................

Australian Electoral Officer for Queensland...............

 

14,479

..

Australian Electoral Officer for South Australia.........

13,500

..

Australian Electoral Officer for Western Australia.....

Australian Electoral officer for Tasmania...................

 

11,500

..

Chairman of the Pipeline Authority............................

 

6,450

..

Chairman of the Child Care Standards Committee......

 

5,150

..

Deputy Chairman of the Australian Wool Corporation

 

3,850

..

Member (other than the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman or the Member representing Australian of the Australian Wool Cor­poration    

 

3,200

..

Commissioner (being a part-time Commissioner) of the Cities Commission  

2,600

..

Part-time Member (other than the Chairman) of the Pipeline Authority         

..