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This regulation is made under section 12 of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, relating to members fees and allowances and replaces the 2005 Regulation.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Made 24 Mar 2016
Registered 29 Mar 2016
Tabled HR 18 Apr 2016
Tabled Senate 18 Apr 2016
Table of contents.

 

Remuneration Tribunal (Members’ Fees and Allowances) Regulation 2016

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 24 March 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Dr Peter Hendy

Assistant Cabinet Secretary
Parliamentary Secretary to the Cabinet Secretary

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

5............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

6............ Fees..................................................................................................... 1

7............ Allowances......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                            3

Remuneration Tribunal (Members’ Fees and Allowances) Regulations 2005 3

 


1  Name

                   This is the Remuneration Tribunal (Members’ Fees and Allowances) Regulation 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 April 2016.

1 April 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 12 of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Act, including the following:

(a)    President;

(b)    Tribunal.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.

member means a member of the Tribunal.

6  Fees

                   For section 12 of the Act, the following fees are prescribed:

                     (a)  for the President—$89 090 per year;

                     (b)  for other members—$43 095 per year.

7  Allowances

                   For section 12 of the Act, the travelling allowances to which a Secretary of a Department is entitled for travel on official business within Australia and internationally, in accordance with a determination under section 61 of the Public Service Act 1999, are prescribed as allowances.


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Remuneration Tribunal (Members’ Fees and Allowances) Regulations 2005

1  The whole of the Regulations

Repeal the Regulations.