Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Determination 2020

Version as at 25 August 2022

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Members of Parliament (Accommodation Services for Members and Travel Services for Family Members) Determination 2020

(LI 2020/206)

Note

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

Pursuant to section 17 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013, and to the Remuneration Authority Act 1977, the Remuneration Authority, after complying with sections 18 and 32 of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013, makes the following determination (to which is appended an explanatory memorandum).

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3About this determination
4Overview
5Principles
6Interpretation
7Meaning of home base
8Meaning of parliamentary purpose
9Meaning of year
10Changes in circumstances during year affecting eligibility for services
11Continuation of accommodation payment in certain circumstances
12GST and card charges
13Resolution or determination of issues
14Administration of determination
15Purpose and basis of providing accommodation services
16Prime Minister’s official residence (Premier House/Te Whare Pirimia)
17Continuous accommodation: Prime Minister
18Non-continuous accommodation: Prime Minister
19Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: Prime Minister
20Speaker: official residence
21Continuous accommodation: Speaker
22Non-continuous accommodation: Speaker
23Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: Speaker
24Deputy Speaker’s residence or other accommodation
25Application of clauses 26 to 29
26Minister: official residence
27Continuous accommodation: Minister
28Non-continuous accommodation: Minister
29Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: Minister
30Meaning of Wellington accommodation
31Basis of providing Wellington accommodation payments for members
32Application of clauses 33 to 38
33Continuous accommodation: member
34Non-continuous accommodation: member
35Limit on total amount of accommodation payments: member
36Limit on continuous accommodation payment where member shares accommodation
37Reduction of Wellington continuous accommodation payment in certain circumstances
38Vacating members
39Purpose and basis of providing accommodation services for qualifying electoral candidates
40Wellington accommodation
40AAdditional accommodation support for unavoidable circumstances beyond member’s control
41Non-Wellington accommodation: Speaker and Leader of Opposition
42Purpose and basis of providing accommodation to Ministers
43Non-Wellington accommodation: Ministers
44Ministers’ accommodation when hosting Guest of Government
45Cost of evening meal for spouse or partner of certain members
46Non-Wellington accommodation: members
47Security system payments
48Non-Wellington accommodation expense payment
49Increase in accommodation expense payment in certain circumstances
50Travel by family members
51Limits on number of trips by family members
52Chauffeur-driven cars
53Taxis
54Private vehicles
55Travel by family members of qualifying electoral candidates
56Information to be provided to members about use of services under determination, including travel services by family members
57Policies, procedures, and guidelines to follow if claiming entitlements
58Certificate of expenditure
59Revocation
Explanatory memorandum
Gazette Information
Notes