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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 Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2016
An Act to determine the number of the Ministers of State and to make provision for their Salaries and Allowances
Administered by: Finance
Registered 06 Jun 2016
Start Date 10 Mar 2016
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Ministers of State Act 1952

No. 1, 1952

Compilation No. 10

Compilation date:                              10 March 2016

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 4, 2016

Registered:                                         6 June 2016

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Ministers of State Act 1952 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 10 March 2016 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

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

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

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

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

7............ Regulations......................................................................................... 2

Endnotes                                                                                                                                      3

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              3

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                  5

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                               6

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                             9


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

 

 

1  Short title

                   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 the following amount in a financial year:

                     (a)  $3,500,000;

                     (b)  if a higher amount is prescribed by the regulations—that higher amount.

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 Tribunal Act 1973.

7  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and 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

s 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 8: 22 Dec 1983 (s 2(1))

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

17 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

Sch 1: 10 Mar 2000 (s 2(1) and gaz 2000, No S112)

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2002

6, 2002

4 Apr 2002

4 Apr 2002 (s 2)

Sch 1 (item 2)

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2006

38, 2006

3 May 2006

3 May 2006

Sch 1 (item 2)

Ministers of State Amendment Act 2010

59, 2010

25 June 2010

25 June 2010

Sch 1 (item 3)

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2016

4, 2016

11 Feb 2016

Sch 1 (item 23): 10 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

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

 

rs No 59, 2010

s 6........................................

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

 

rs No 82, 1978

 

am No 4, 2016

s 7........................................

rs No 18, 1959

 

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

 

rs No 14, 1973

 

rep No 82, 1978

 

ad No 59, 2010

s 8........................................

ad No 14, 1973

 

rep No 82, 1978

s 9........................................

ad No 14, 1973

 

rep No 82, 1978

The Schedule heading..........

rep No 14, 1973

Schedule heading.................

ad No 14, 1973

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

rep No 216, 1973