Thursday, 16 February 2017
Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017; In Committee
by leave—I move Australian Conservative amendments (1) and (2) on sheet 8065 together.
(1) Schedule 1, item 8, page 6 (after line 23), after the definition of Parliamentary Retirement Travel Entitlement, insert:
Prime Minister: see section 4AB.
(2) Schedule 1, item 9, page 7 (after line 5), after section 4AA, insert:
4AB Prime Ministers
For the purposes of this Act, a member is only taken to be the Prime Minister if the member has been the Prime Minister for a period of at least 4 consecutive years.
I will not delay the Senate.