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SR 1965 No. 59 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Regulations.
Administered by: Finance
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Regulations 2004 Sch 3 item 28
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Gazetted 20 May 1965
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


1965. No. 59.



I, the Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Act 1948-1964.

Dated this thirteenth day of May, 1965.



By His Excellency’s Command,




Amendments of the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Regulations.†

1. Regulation 4 of the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Regulations is repealed and the following regulation inserted in its stead:—

Payments by the Commonwealth to the Fund.

“4. Payments by the Commonwealth to the Fund or to the Ministerial Retiring Allowances Fund shall be made in the manner prescribed by the Treasury Regulations.”.

2. Regulation 5 of the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Regulations is repealed and the following regulations inserted in its stead:—

Elections and options.

“5.—(1.) An election by a person under sub-section (5.) of section 18 of the Act shall be made not later than three months after the date on which the person becomes entitled to the pension referred to in that sub-section.

“(2.) An election under sub-section (5.) of section 18 of the Act shall be made, and an option under sub-section (2.) of section 19 of the Act or under sub-section (2.) of section 22k of the Act shall be exercised, by notice in writing signed by the person concerned and—

(a) delivered to a person authorized by the Trust to receive such notices; or

(b) sent by post to the Trust, care of the Secretary to the Treasury, West Block, Canberra.

Evidence as to certain matters.

“5a.—(1.) Every member shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the Trust of—

(a) the date of his birth;

(b) his marital status;

(c) if he is or becomes married, his marriage and the date of birth


* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 20 May, 1965.

† Statutory Rules 1949, No. 99.

15562/64.—Price 6d.                                                                                                                                       9/2.4.1965.


of his wife; and

(d) any change occurring in his marital status.

(2.) Before authorizing payment of benefit under the Act to a woman as the widow of a deceased person, the Trust may require her to furnish evidence satisfactory to the Trust of her marriage to the deceased person and of the date of her birth, if such evidence has not been furnished to the Trust during the lifetime of the deceased person.”.

3. The Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Regulations are amended by adding at the end thereof the following regulation:—

Government employment of officer.

“8. A local governing body shall not be deemed to be an authority of a State for the purposes of section 21 of the Act.”.


By Authority: A. J. Arthur, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra.