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Governor-General Amendment Act 1988

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A03676
  • No longer in force
Act No. 83 of 1988 as made
An Act to amend the Governor-General Act 1974 with respect to the salary of the Governor-General
Date of Assent 19 Oct 1988
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

Governor-General Amendment Act 1988

No. 83 of 1988

 

An Act to amend the Governor-General Act 1974 with respect to the salary of the Governor-General

[Assented to 19 October 1988]

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

Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Governor-General Amendment Act 1988.

Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent, but the amendment made by section 3 does not have effect during the continuance in office of the person holding office as Governor-General immediately before that commencement.

3. Section 3 of the Governor-General Act 19741 is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Salary of Governor-General

“3. The annual sum payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the salary of the Governor-General shall be $95,000.”.

 

NOTE

1. No. 16, 1974, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 37, 1976; No. 118, 1977; No. 44, 1982; No. 39, 1983; and No. 63, 1984.


 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 23 August 1988

Senate on 1 September 1988]