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Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Bill 2002

 

 

 

 

 

Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002

 

No. 110, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

An Act about Life Gold Passes, and for other purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Introduction                                                                                                               1

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Simplified outline................................................................................ 3

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Retirement from the Parliament.......................................................... 5

6............ Death of sitting member..................................................................... 6

7............ When return trip is wholly within Australia...................................... 6

8............ Stop-over does not affect continuity of trip...................................... 6

9............ When return trip is in a year etc......................................................... 7

Part 2—Former Prime Ministers who have retired from the Parliament 9

10.......... Former Prime Ministers who have retired from the Parliament......... 9

Part 3—Former members                                                                                                  11

11.......... Former members............................................................................... 11

Part 4—Spouses of sitting members                                                                           13

12.......... Spouses of sitting members.............................................................. 13

Part 5—Pro-rata adjustments                                                                                          15

13.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 15

14.......... Pro-rata adjustments......................................................................... 15

Part 6—Disqualification of person convicted of a corruption offence      18

15.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 18

16.......... When this Part applies—superannuation order made in relation to a person convicted of a corruption offence   18

17.......... Consequences of order...................................................................... 19

18.......... Revocation of order.......................................................................... 20

19.......... Revocation of order—compensatory travel..................................... 21

Part 7—Stop-overs of more than 24 hours                                                              23

20.......... Simplified outline.............................................................................. 23

21.......... Stop-over—general rule.................................................................... 23

22.......... Stop-over by spouse of former Prime Minister............................... 23

23.......... Stop-over by spouse of former member........................................... 24

24.......... Stop-over by spouse of sitting member........................................... 25

Part 8—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        26

25.......... Entitlement limited to travel............................................................. 26

26.......... Class of travel................................................................................... 26

27.......... Entitlements not transferable............................................................ 26

28.......... Entitlements cannot be carried forward etc...................................... 26

29.......... Use of official frequent flyer points................................................. 26

30.......... Determinations of the Remuneration Tribunal................................. 27

31.......... Appropriation.................................................................................. 28

32.......... Compensation—constitutional safety net........................................ 28

33.......... Unauthorised travel—recovery of expenses..................................... 28

34.......... Transitional period........................................................................... 29

35.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 29

Schedule 1—Transitional period                                                                   30

Part 1—Introduction                                                                                                             30

1............ Definition.......................................................................................... 30

2............ When return trip is in the transitional period................................... 30

Part 2—Former Prime Ministers who have retired from the Parliament 31

3............ Transitional period........................................................................... 31

Part 3—Former members                                                                                                  33

4............ Transitional period........................................................................... 33

5............ Adjustment—total number of domestic return trips in the financial year beginning on 1 July 2002      34

Part 4—Spouses of sitting members                                                                           36

6............ Transitional period........................................................................... 36

Part 5—Pro-rata adjustments                                                                                          38

7............ Simplified outline.............................................................................. 38

8............ Pro-rata adjustments......................................................................... 38

Part 6—Entitlements cannot be carried forward                                                  41

9............ Entitlements cannot be carried forward............................................ 41

 



 

Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002

No. 110, 2002

 

 

 

An Act about Life Gold Passes, and for other purposes

[ Assented to 2 December 2002 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:



Schedule 1 Transitional period

Note:       See section 34