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Act No. 96 of 1988 as made
An Act to amend the Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984
Date of Assent 24 Nov 1988
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015

Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Amendment Act 1988

No. 96 of 1988

 

An Act to amend the Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 1984

[Assented to 24 November 1988]

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

Short title etc.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Amendment Act 1988.

(2) In this Act, “Principal Act” means the Judicial and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Allowances) Act 19841.

Commencement

2. This Act shall be taken to have commenced on 2 December 1987.

Salaries and expenses of office allowances

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by omitting from paragraph (1) (a) “1 July 1986” and substituting “1 January 1988”;

(b) by omitting from subsections (5) and (6) “$616” and substituting “$673”;

(c) by omitting from paragraph (8) (b) “$2,167” and substituting “$2,371”.

Travelling allowances payable to Justices of the High Court

4. Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by omitting from subsection (3) “subsection (4)” and substituting “subsections (4) and (4a)”;

(b) by omitting from subparagraph (4) (a) (i) “in a case to which subparagraph (ii) does not apply” and substituting “if subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) do not apply”;

(c) by omitting from sub-subparagraph (4) (a) (i) (a) “$165” and substituting “$190”;

(d) by omitting from sub-subparagraph (4) (a) (i) (B) “$115; or” and substituting “$120;”;

(e) by adding at the end of paragraph (a) the following subparagraph:

“(iii) if the cost of accommodation and meals of the person in respect of an overnight stay is borne by the Commonwealth—$30 for the overnight stay; or”.

Additional allowances payable to certain Justices of the High Court

5. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (1) “$11,715” and substituting “$12,910”.

Travelling allowances payable to holders of certain offices

6. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by omitting from subsection (3) “subsection (4)” and substituting “subsections (4) and (4a)”;

(b) by omitting from subparagraph (4) (a) (i) “in a case to which subparagraph (ii) does not apply” and substituting “if subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) do not apply”;

(c) by omitting from sub-subparagraph (4) (a) (i) (a) “$145” and substituting “$180”;

(d) by omitting from sub-subparagraph (4) (a) (i) (b) “$110; or” and substituting “$115;”;

(e) by adding at the end of paragraph (a) the following subparagraph:

“(iii) if the cost of accommodation and meals of the person in respect of an overnight stay is borne by the Commonwealth—$30 for the overnight stay; or”.

Travelling allowance payable to members of the Inter-State Commission

7. Section 6a of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) by omitting from subparagraphs (2) (a) (i) and (b) (i) “$100” and substituting “$105”;

(b) by omitting from subparagraph (2) (a) (ii) “$145” and substituting “$180”;

(c) by omitting from subparagraph (2) (a) (iii) “$110” and substituting “$115”;

(d) by omitting from subparagraph (2) (b) (ii) “$115” and substituting “$125”;

(e) by omitting from subparagraph (2) (b) (iii) “$89” and substituting “$95”.

Schedule

8. The Schedule to the Principal Act is repealed and the following Schedule is substituted:

“SCHEDULE                      Subsection 3 (1)

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

 

Rate per

annum of

salary

Rate per

annum of

expenses

of office

allowance

PART I

$

$

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

127,107

6,773

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

115,539

6,092

PART II

 

 

Chief Judge of the Federal Court of Australia...............

106,694

6,092

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory          

100,568

6,092

Chief Judge of the Family Court of Australia................

97,848

6,092

Chairman of the Commonwealth Grants Commission...

97,848

6,092

Judge (other than the Chief Judge) of the Federal Court of Australia 

97,848

5,419

Judge (other than the Chief Justice) of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory....................................................................

97,848

5,419

President of the Inter-State Commission........................

97,848

5,419

Senior Judge of the Family Court of Australia...............

88,117

4,739

Judge (other than the Chief Judge or a Senior Judge) of the Family Court of Australia.................................................................................

88,117

4,739”.

NOTE

1. No. 104, 1984, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 65 and 199, 1985; and No. 105, 1986.

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 31 August 1988

Senate on 1 November 1988]