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Remuneration and Allowances Act 1975

Authoritative Version
Act No. 8 of 1975 as made
An Act relating to the Remuneration and Allowances payable to the Holders of certain judicial and other Offices.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Date of Assent 07 Mar 1975
Date of repeal 16 Dec 1985
Repealed by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1985

REMUNERATION AND ALLOWANCES ACT

1975

No. 8 of 1975

 

An Act relating to the Remuneration and Allowances payable to the Holders of certain judicial and other Offices.

 

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

Short title and citation.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Remuneration and Allowances Act 1975.

(2) The Remuneration and Allowances Acts 1973 are 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 Act 1973-1975.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 March 1975.

3.   Parts IV and V of the Principal Act are repealed and the following Part is substituted:—

“PART IV—HOLDERS OF CERTAIN JUDICIAL AND OTHER

OFFICES

Salaries and allowances of holders of certain judicial and other offices.

“13. (1) Notwithstanding anything in any Act passed before the commencement of this section—

(a) the rate per annum of the salary applicable to a judicial or other office specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 is the rate per annum specified in column 2 of that Schedule in relation to that office;

(b) the rate per annum of the annual allowance applicable to a judicial or other office specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 is the rate per annum specified in column 3 of that Schedule in relation to that office; and

(c) the rate per day of the travelling allowance applicable to a judicial or other office specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 is the rate per day specified in column 4 of that Schedule in relation to that office.

“(2) Notwithstanding sub-section 33(1) of the Trade Practices Act 1974, if the person for the time being holding, or acting in, the office of President of the Trade Practices Tribunal is not the Chief Judge of the Australian Industrial Court or the President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission, the rate of the additional remuneration payable to him is $1,000 per annum and the rate of the additional annual allowance payable to him is $500 per annum.

“(3) Additional remuneration at the rate of $1,000 per annum and an additional annual allowance at the rate of $500 per annum are payable in relation to the holding by a Justice or Judge of a federal court or of the Supreme Court of a Territory, or by a person who, by virtue of an Act, has the same status as a Justice or Judge of such a court, of the office of Chairman of the Prices Justification Tribunal.

“(4) An additional annual allowance at the rate of $500 per annum is payable to the senior Judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory appointed under sub-section 7(1) of the Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court Act 1933-1973.

“(5) Notwithstanding any determination of the Remuneration Tribunal that would otherwise be applicable, in the case of the Chairman of the Grants Commission holding office on 1 March 1975 (who was, immediately before his appointment, a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales), the rate of remuneration payable to him is $35,000 per annum and the rate of the annual allowance payable to him is $1,750 per annum, being rates recommended by that Tribunal.”.

Repeal of sections 15 and 16.

4.   Sections 15 and 16 of the Principal Act are repealed.

Schedules 3 and 4.

5.   Schedules 3 and 4 to the Principal Act are repealed and the following Schedule is substituted:—

SCHEDULE 3                                                   Section 13

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Office

Rate per annum of Salary

Rate per annum of Annual Allowance

Rate per day of Travelling Allowance

 

$

$

$

Chief Justice of the High Court.........................................

45,000

3,000

48

Justice (other than the Chief Justice) of the High Court

41,000

2,500

48

Chief Judge of the Australian Industrial Court.................

36,000

2,250

42

Judge (other than the Chief Judge) of the Australian Industrial Court.............................................................

35,000

1,750

42

Judge of the Federal Court of Bankruptcy........................

35,000

1,750

42

Judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.........................................................................

35,000

1,750

42

Judge of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.....

35,000

1,750

42

President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission...................................................................

36,000

2,250

42

Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbi­tration Commission.......................................................

35,000

1,750

42


 

NOTES

1.        Act No. 8, 1975; assented to 7 March 1975.

2.        Act No. 14, 1973, as amended by No. 203, 1973; and No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974).