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This regulation amends the Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997 to extend specific overseas travel benefits to the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate to ensure that all Opposition Office Holders can access the specific scheduled benefits.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 01 Sep 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Sep-2016
Tabled Senate12-Sep-2016
Date of repeal 03 Sep 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Parliamentary Entitlements Amendment (Opposition Office Holder Travel) 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 01 September 2016

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997                                                                                2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Parliamentary Entitlements Amendment (Opposition Office Holder Travel) 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

The day after this instrument is registered.

2 September 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 the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990.

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.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Parliamentary Entitlements Regulations 1997

1  Item [206] of Schedule 1 (paragraph 2A(4)(b))

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  for an Opposition Office Holder, if the cost of his or her fares is being met by the amount of the benefit mentioned in subitem (1)—if a staff member is accompanying the Opposition Office Holder, as described in subitem (5), the cost of travel of a second staff member accompanying the Opposition Office Holder and travelling overseas at business class or a lower class; and

2  Item [206] of Schedule 1 (subitem 2A(5))

Repeal the subitem, substitute:

             (5)  In addition to the benefit mentioned in subitem (1), for travel overseas on official business in a financial year by an Opposition Office Holder, if the cost of his or her fares is being met by the amount of the benefit mentioned in subitem (1), the cost of travel of one staff member accompanying the Opposition Office Holder and travelling overseas at business class or a lower class.