BILL NO. 252
(as passed, with amendments)
1st Session, 59th General Assembly
54 Elizabeth II, 2005
House of Assembly Act
CHAPTER 51 OF THE ACTS OF 2005
The Honourable Ronald S. Russell, C.D.
Government House Leader
First Reading: October 19, 2005 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: October 21, 2005
Third Reading: November 3, 2005 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS)
Royal Assent: December 8, 2005
An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the House of Assembly Act
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Section 45 of Chapter 1 (1992 Supplement) of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the House of Assembly Act, as amended by Chapter 47 of the Acts of 2001, Chapter 34 of the Acts of 2002 and Chapters 3 and 37 of the Acts of 2004, is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (9) the following subsection:
(b) for the year 2006, the annual indemnity and allowance for expenses to be paid pursuant to this Act and the salaries to be paid pursuant to this Act and the Executive Council Act shall, subject to clause (c), be 102.9% of those amounts paid pursuant to this Act and the Executive Council Act for the year 2005 plus the percentage of those amounts for 2005 that the percentage increase in salary provided to civil servants for the fiscal year 2004-05 exceeds 2.9%; and
(c) for the year 2006 and subsequent years, no allowance for expenses pursuant to subsection (1) of Section 39 shall be paid and, in lieu of that allowance, the annual indemnity determined pursuant to clause (b) shall be increased by the amount that, after the deduction of income tax, would equal the allowance for expenses determined pursuant to clause (b) if the only income of the members of the House were the annual indemnity and the amount in lieu of the allowance.
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