Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Parliamentary Business Resources Bill 2017

Bill home page  


Download WordDownload Word


Download PDFDownload PDF

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

Parliamentary Business Resources Bill 2017

 

 

( 1 )     Clause  4 , page 3 (lines 27 and 28) , omit “ 25% of the value of the public resources ”, substitute “ 200% of the value of the public resources or, if the member has contravened the member’s obligations before, 400% of the value of the public resources ”.

[penalty for contravention of member’s obligations]

( 2 )     Clause  36 , page 32 (line 12) , omit “ 25% of the value of the public resources provided ”, substitute “ 200% of the value of the public resources provided or, if the member has contravened the member’s obligations before, 400% of the value of the public resources provided ”.

[penalty for contravention of member’s obligations]

( 3 )     Clause  38 , page 35 (lines 27 to 30) , omit subclause ( 4 ), substitute:

Loading payable as a penalty for contravention

             (4)  The member is liable to pay the Commonwealth, by way of penalty for the contravention of section 26, 27 or 28, an amount equal to:

                     (a)  if the member has not previously contravened any of those sections—200% of the amount to which this section applies; and

                     (b)  if the member has previously contravened any of those sections—400% of the amount to which the section applies.

[penalty for contravention of member’s obligations]

( 4 )     Clause  39 , page 37 (lines 9 to 14) , omit subclause (2), substitute:

Reduction of future amounts

             (2)  A resources provider may determine, in writing, that an amount of public resources that is payable to the member by the resources provider is to be reduced by an amount (the loading amount ) that is equal to:

                     (a)  if the person has not previously contravened section 26, 27 or 28—200% or any specified lower percentage of the repayment; or

                     (b)  if the person has previously contravened section 26, 27 or 28—400% or any specified lower percentage of the repayment.

The determination has effect accordingly.

[penalty for contravention of member’s obligations]