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Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 in relation to the Canberra daily allowance, office resources, leasing expenses and definitions.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 22 Feb 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
Date of repeal 12 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
02-Apr-2019
Expiry Date:
11-Sep-2019
House:
Senate
Details:
Partial
Resolution:
Disallowed
Resolution Date:
03-Apr-2019
Resolution Time:
21:34
Provisions:
item 4
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Parliamentary Business Resources Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2019

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 regulations.

Dated 21 February 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Alex Hawke

Special Minister of State

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017                                                                   2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Parliamentary Business Resources Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2019.

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.

23 February 2019

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 Business Resources Act 2017.

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 Business Resources Regulations 2017

1  Section 4 (definition of Canberra daily allowance)

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 4 (definition of electorate)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

electorate:

                     (a)  in relation to a senator, means the State or Territory represented by the senator; or

                     (b)  when used in a geographical sense in relation to a member of the House of Representatives, means the area that constituted the member’s electorate at the end of the most recent election period.

3  Section 11

Repeal the section.

4  Subsection 66(2)

Repeal the subsection.

5  Paragraph 71(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a member of the House of Representatives has:

                              (i)  an electorate with an area of at least 5,000 km2; or

                             (ii)  both the approval of the Special Minister of State for the purposes of this subparagraph and an electorate with an area of at least 3,500 km2 but less than 5,000 km2; and

6  Paragraph 71(1)(b)

Omit “6 months”, substitute “3 months”.

7  After subsection 71(5) (before the note)

Insert:

             (6)  This section does not apply in relation to more than one office leased by a particular member at any particular time.