Section 48 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks

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Section 48 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks provides for an allowance for members of the Houses of Parliament. An allowance is only payable if it is also an approved benefit.

Compiled text (Section 48 - Allowance to members)

(1)    The Parliament may appropriate monies from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for allowances for the members of the Houses of the Parliament, and subject to this subsection (2), a member shall receive the allowance so appropriated, to be reckoned from the day on which the member takes the seat of the parliamentary membership to which the member is chosen.

(2)    Unless the Parliament provides for an allowance for members of Houses that is also an approved benefit falling in item 1 of the table in subsection 90(3), each member of a House of the Parliament shall serve on an honorary basis.

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Legislation history
Statute or Instrument Number and year Assent Commencement Application, saving and transitional provisions
Constitution Adoption 2021 No. 1, 2021 11 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 (gaz 2021,p. 1)
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Relevant notes from the explanatory memorandum

156. Subsection (1), based on the section 48 of the Australian Constitution, makes provision for the allowances of members of Houses of the Parliament.  Subsection (2) provides that members serve on an honorary basis unless the benefit is also an approved benefit falling in item 1 of the table in subsection 90(3).  In order to be an approved benefit under that item it has to be approved by an independent remuneration authority (see the note on section 90 below).

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