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Ministers of State Act 1952

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Act No. 1 of 1952 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 38 of 2006
An Act to determine the number of the Ministers of State and to make provision for their Salaries and Allowances
Administered by: Finance
Registered 10 May 2006
Start Date 03 May 2006
End Date 24 Jun 2010

Ministers of State Act 1952

Act No. 1 of 1952 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 9 May 2006
taking into account amendments up to Act No. 38 of 2006

The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section

The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be
affected by application provisions that are set out in the Notes section

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title [see Note 1]....................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

4............ Number of Ministers.......................................................................... 1

5............ Salaries of Ministers........................................................................... 1

6............ Additional allowances to Ministers of State...................................... 1

Notes                                                                                                                                              3


An Act to determine the number of the Ministers of State and to make provision for their Salaries and Allowances

 

 

1  Short title [see Note 1]

                   This Act may be cited as the Ministers of State Act 1952.

2  Commencement

                   This Act shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1st January, 1952.

4  Number of Ministers

                   The number of the Ministers of State must not exceed:

                     (a)  in the case of those designated, when appointed by the Governor-General, as Parliamentary Secretary—12; and

                     (b)  in the case of those not so designated—30.

5  Salaries of Ministers

                   The annual sum payable under section 66 of the Constitution for the salaries of the Ministers of State must not exceed $3,200,000 in a financial year.

6  Additional allowances to Ministers of State

                   There are payable to the Ministers of State, in addition to their salaries, and in addition to any allowances payable to them as senators or members of the House of Representatives, such respective allowances as are determined by the Remuneration Tribunal in pursuance of the Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973.


Notes to the Ministers of State Act 1952

Note 1

The Ministers of State Act 1952 as shown in this compilation comprises Act No. 1, 1952 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

All relevant information pertaining to application, saving or transitional provisions prior to 4 April 2002 is not included in this compilation. For subsequent information see Table A.

Table of Acts

Act

Number
and year

Date
of Assent

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Ministers of State Act 1952

1, 1952

13 Mar 1952

1 Jan 1952

 

Ministers of State Act 1956

1, 1956

24 Feb 1956

24 Feb 1956

Ministers of State Act 1959

18, 1959

23 Apr 1959

1 Mar 1959

Ministers of State Act 1964

1, 1964

4 Mar 1964

4 Mar 1964

Ministers of State Act (No. 2) 1964

71, 1964

30 Oct 1964

1 Nov 1964

Statute Law Revision (Decimal Currency) Act 1966

93, 1966

29 Oct 1966

1 Dec 1966

Ministers of State Act 1967

1, 1967

27 Feb 1967

27 Feb 1967

Ministers of State Act 1968

102, 1968

29 Nov 1968

1 Dec 1968

Ministers of State Act 1971

43, 1971

18 May 1971

18 May 1971

Remuneration and Allowances Act 1973

14, 1973

1 Apr 1973

1 Apr 1973

Statute Law Revision Act 1973

216, 1973

19 Dec 1973

31 Dec 1973

Ss. 9(1) and 10

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1978

82, 1978

22 June 1978

22 June 1978

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1979

141, 1979

23 Nov 1979

23 Nov 1979

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1980

165, 1980

10 Dec 1980

10 Dec 1980

Remuneration and Allowances Amendment Act 1981

121, 1981

9 Sept 1981

1 July 1981

Remuneration and Allowances Amendment Act 1982

78, 1982

19 Sept 1982

19 Sept 1982

Remuneration and Allowances Amendment Act 1983

128, 1983

22 Dec 1983

S. 5(2): 1 July 1984 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 1984, No. S245)
Remainder: Royal Assent

S. 2(3)

Remuneration and Allowances Amendment Act 1984

73, 1984

25 June 1984

25 June 1984

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1985

56, 1985

4 June 1985

4 June 1985

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1986

26, 1986

13 May 1986

13 May 1986

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1987

71, 1987

5 June 1987

5 June 1987

Ministers of State Amendment Act (No. 2) 1987

91, 1987

18 Sept 1987

18 Sept 1987

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1988

19, 1988

11 May 1988

11 May 1988

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1989

20, 1989

20 Apr 1989

20 Apr 1989

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1990

109, 1990

18 Dec 1990

15 Jan 1991

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1992

50, 1992

17 June 1992

17 June 1992

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1994

35, 1994

15 Mar 1994

15 Mar 1994

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1996

2, 1996

30 May 1996

30 May 1996

Ministers of State Amendment Act 1999

115, 1999

22 Sept 1999

22 Sept 1999

Ministers of State and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2000

1, 2000

29 Feb 2000

10 Mar 2000 (see Gazette 2000, No. S112)

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2002

6, 2002

4 Apr 2002

4 Apr 2002

Sch. 1 (item 2) [see Table A]

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2006

38, 2006

3 May 2006

3 May 2006

Sch. 1 (item 2) [see Table A]


Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

S. 2......................................

am. No. 14, 1973

S. 3......................................

am. No. 14, 1973

 

rep. No. 216, 1973

S. 4......................................

am. No. 1, 1956; No. 1, 1964; No. 1, 1967; No. 43, 1971; No. 91, 1987

 

rs. No. 1, 2000

S. 5......................................

am. No. 1, 1956; No. 18, 1959; Nos. 1 and 71, 1964; No. 93, 1966; No. 1, 1967; No. 102, 1968; No. 43, 1971; No. 14, 1973; No. 82, 1978; No. 141, 1979; No. 165, 1980; No. 121, 1981; No. 78, 1982; No. 128, 1983; No. 73, 1984; No. 56, 1985; No. 26, 1986; No. 71, 1987; No. 19, 1988; No. 20, 1989; No. 109, 1990; No. 50, 1992; No. 35, 1994; No. 2, 1996

 

rs. No. 115, 1999

 

am. No. 1, 2000; No. 6, 2002; No. 38, 2006

S. 6......................................

am. No. 71, 1964; No. 93, 1966; No. 102, 1968; No. 14, 1973

 

rs. No. 82, 1978

S. 7......................................

rs. No. 18, 1959

 

am. No. 71, 1964; No. 93, 1966; No. 102, 1968

 

rs. No. 14, 1973

Ss. 8, 9................................

ad. No. 14, 1973

 

rep. No. 82, 1978

Heading to The Schedule....

rep. No. 14, 1973

Heading to Schedule...........

ad. No. 14, 1973

Schedule.............................

rep. No. 216, 1973


Table A

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2002 (No. 6, 2002)

Schedule 1

2  Application of amendment

The amendment made by item 1 applies to the 2001-02 financial year and all later financial years.

 

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2006 (No. 38, 2006)

Schedule 1

2  Application

The amendment made by item 1 applies to the financial year that started on 1 July 2005 and to later financial years.