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SLI 2008 No. 76 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Remuneration and Allowances Regulations 2005 to freeze federal parliamentarians' base salary as at 1 July 2008 for a period of 12 months.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Made 15 May 2008
Registered 16 May 2008
Tabled HR 26 May 2008
Tabled Senate 16 Jun 2008
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Prime Minister and Cabinet (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Remuneration and Allowances Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 76

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990.

Dated 15 May 2008

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

JULIA GILLARD


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Remuneration and Allowances Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 July 2008.

3              Amendment of Remuneration and Allowances Regulations 2005

                Schedule 1 amends the Remuneration and Allowances Regulations 2005.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 5

substitute

5              Remuneration and allowances of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives

         (1)   This regulation is made for paragraph 1 (2) (b) of Schedule 3 to the Act.

         (2)   For the financial year commencing on 1 July 2008, and for each subsequent financial year:

                (a)    the percentage is the percentage of the reference salary which, when applied to the reference salary, reduces the reference salary by the amount (in whole dollars) by which the reference salary was increased by the Remuneration Tribunal for the financial year commencing on 1 July 2008; and

               (b)    the reference salary is the reference salary for Band A of the Principal Executive Office classification for the relevant financial year, set out in:

                          (i)    Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2005/19; or

                         (ii)    another determination of the Remuneration Tribunal that deals with the reference salary for Band A of the Principal Executive Office classification.


Note

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