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2006/02 Determinations/Remuneration Tribunal as made
This Determination amends Principal Determination 2005/09 Members of Parliament - Entitlements.
Administered by: DEWR
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 39
Registered 27 Mar 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-Mar-2006
Tabled Senate29-Mar-2006
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2006
Repealed by Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2006/18 - Members of Parliament - Entitlements






Determination 2006/02:

Members of Parliament  - Entitlements


(i)        Pursuant to subsections 7(1), 7(2) and 7(4) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, the Remuneration Tribunal has inquired into the remuneration and allowances to be paid to Members of Parliament, and other matters significantly related thereto, and determines as set out below.

(ii)        This Determination takes effect on and from the date of signature.


Members of Parliament


1.1             In this Determination, Determination Number 9 of 2005 is referred to as the Principal Determination.


1.2             The Principal Determination is amended by inserting the following clauses under the heading ‘Provision of Vehicle’:


‘5.11   Where a senator or member elects not to be provided with any private plated vehicle under clauses 5.1, 5.2 or 5.4 he or she will be entitled to an additional $19,500 per annum of electorate allowance in lieu of the private plated vehicle to meet the costs of transport within and for the service of the electorate.


 5.12   For the purposes of clause 5.11, transport within and for the service of the electorate includes transport provided by commercial providers such as taxis, hire cars and public transport (for example buses, trains, trams and ferries).


 5.13   For the purposes of clause 5.11, a member or senator may elect to vary his or her entitlement from, or to, a private plated vehicle or additional electorate allowance in lieu of the private plated vehicle once per annum, provided that no additional administrative or other expenses (eg lease cancellation fees) are incurred by the Commonwealth as a result of the election to so vary these entitlements.’