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SLI 2011 No. 72 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997 to provide for the removal of the requirement for certain material produced under the printing and communications entitlement to contain a prescribed statement, allow additional passengers to travel with an Opposition Office Holder, Presiding Officer, or the leader of a minority party under the charter transport entitlement, and increase the annual amount of the charter transport entitlement for the leader of a minority party from 1 July 2011.
Administered by: Finance
Made 02 Jun 2011
Registered 02 Jun 2011
Tabled HR 14 Jun 2011
Tabled Senate 15 Jun 2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

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Parliamentary Entitlements Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 72

I, PROFESSOR MARIE BASHIR, AC, CVO, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990.

Dated 2 June 2011

MARIE BASHIR

Administrator

By Her Excellency’s Command

GARY GRAY


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Parliamentary Entitlements Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997.

4              Application

                The amendments made by items [2], [3] and [4] of Schedule 1 apply to travel in Australia on official business undertaken on or after 1 July 2011.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Subregulations 3AA (6), (7) and (7A)

omit

[2]           Schedule 1, Part 2, item [204]

substitute

[204]      Paragraph 1 (1) (e)

after

Presiding Officer,

insert

who may be accompanied by his or her spouse, 1 staff member and, subject to subitems (5) and (6), 1 or more persons mentioned in subitem (4),

[3]           Schedule 1, Part 2, item [205]

substitute

[205]      Paragraph 1 (1) (f)

substitute

                (f)    for the leader of a minority party, who may be accompanied by his or her spouse, 1 staff member and, subject to subitems (5) and (6), 1 or more persons mentioned in subitem (4), the cost of charter transport, not exceeding an annual amount calculated in accordance with subitem (7); and

[4]           Schedule 1, Part 2, after item [205A]

insert

[205AB]  After subitem 1 (3)

insert

         (4)   For paragraphs (1) (e) and (f), the persons are:

                (a)    1 or more additional members of his or her staff; and

               (b)    another member, or members, whose presence is relevant to the purpose of the travel; and

                (c)    subject to subitem (6), any other person.

         (5)   A person mentioned in subitem (4) is not entitled to travel under this item if, as a result of the addition of the person to the travelling party:

                (a)    a larger aircraft or vehicle is required; or

               (b)    the cost to the Commonwealth of the travel is increased.

         (6)   If a person mentioned in paragraph (4) (c) is added to a travelling party, the cost of the person’s travel must be recovered, in accordance with cost recovery guidelines issued by the Minister.

         (7)   For paragraph (1) (f), the annual amount is:

                (a)    for the 2011–2012 financial year — $18,300; and

               (b)    for each subsequent financial year — $18,300 indexed annually, in accordance with the Consumer Price Index, rounded up or down to the nearest multiple of $100 (rounding up an amount of $50).


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.