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Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

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8069

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

 

 

 ( 1 )    Schedule  1 , page 14 (after line 28) , after item  35 , insert:

35A  At the end of Part 8

Add:

36   Prime Ministers

                   Despite any other provision of this Act:

                     (a)  any entitlement of a former Prime Minister to hold a Parliamentary Retirement Travel Entitlement, or to trips under this Act; and

                     (b)  any entitlement of a spouse or de facto  partner of a former Prime Minister to trips under this Act;

is to be determined proportionally, based on the length of time the former Prime Minister was the Prime Minister, in accordance with the regulations.

[ Prime Ministers]