Remuneration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Prime Minister
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
to: determine a classification structure for departmental secretaries; enable the Remuneration Tribunal to determine the remuneration of the secretaries of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Treasury; enable these secretaries, in consultation with the President of the tribunal and the Public Service Commissioner, to determine the level of remuneration for all other departmental secretaries; and enable the tribunal to determine the remuneration and recreation leave entitlements of the Public Service Commissioner, Merit Protection Commissioner and heads of executive agencies;
Public Service Act 1999
and
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
to make consequential amendments; and
Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
,
Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004
,
Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990
and
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
to: restore the tribunal’s ability to determine parliamentary base salary; require the tribunal to publish reasons for decisions relating to parliamentary remuneration; and remove the Parliament’s ability to disallow parliamentary remuneration determinations.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 24 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 24 Mar 2011
Second reading agreed to 24 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 24 Mar 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 25 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 23 Jun 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
23 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Jun 2011
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
23 Jun 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23 Jun 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 75
  • Year: 2011
25 Jul 2011

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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