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Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

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2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

 

 

 (1)    Schedule  2 , page 19 (before line 4) , before heading specifying Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 , insert:

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

1A  At the end of section 18

Add:

           (13)  Despite anything in this Act, any instrument under this Act or any other law relating to Parliamentary superannuation, a member is not entitled to any benefit under this Act, or any other law relating to Parliamentary superannuation, unless the member is at least 60 years old.

[superannuation]

( 2 )     Schedule  2 , page 20 (after line 2) , after item  5 , insert:

5A  After section 5

Insert:

5A   Retired former Prime Ministers

             (1)  The Commonwealth must not provide any benefits under any administrative scheme to a person on the basis that the person is a retired former Prime Minister unless the person was the Prime Minister for a period of at least 4 consecutive years.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, subsection (1) does not apply to superannuation.

[ Prime Ministers]