An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (S.C. 2003, c. 16)

Assented to 2003-06-19

Marginal note:2001, c. 20, s. 26(2)

 Paragraph 37(3)(c) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (c) each amount, equal to 7% of the sessional indemnity payable to the person as a member of the Senate or House of Commons, as the case may be, during any calendar year, that the person has, on or after January 1, 2001, contributed or elected to contribute under subsection 31(3), paragraph 31(4)(b) or subsection 31(5) or 33(1), other than amounts paid under subsection 33(1) in respect of sessional indemnity or as interest.

Marginal note:2001, c. 20, s. 28

 Paragraph 64(1)(l.1) of the Act is repealed.

R.S., c. P-1PARLIAMENT OF CANADA ACT

Marginal note:2001, c. 20, s. 4
  •  (1) The portion of section 60 of the Parliament of Canada Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Presiding officers

    60. There shall be paid to the following members of the Senate or House of Commons annual salaries equal to the remuneration reference amount referred to in section 54.1 multiplied by the following percentages:

  • Marginal note:2001, c. 20, s. 4

    (2) Paragraphs 60(g) and (h) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • (g) any member — except one who receives a salary under the Salaries Act — occupying the position of Chair of a Standing or Special Committee of the Senate or House of Commons or a Standing or Special Joint Committee, other than the Liaison Committee of the House of Commons and the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament, 3.6%; and

    • (h) any member — except one who receives a salary under the Salaries Act — occupying the position of Vice-Chair of a Standing or Special Committee of the Senate or House of Commons or a Standing or Special Joint Committee, other than the Liaison Committee of the House of Commons and the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament, 1.9%.

Marginal note:2001, c. 20, s. 9

 Section 67 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Adjustment of certain salaries and allowances

67. The salaries and allowances payable to members of the Senate or House of Commons under subsection 55(12) and sections 60 to 62 of this Act and section 4 of the Salaries Act shall be rounded down to the nearest hundred dollars.

Marginal note:2001, c. 20, s. 11

 The portion of subsection 71.1(1) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Entitlement
  • 71.1 (1) A member of the Senate or the House of Commons who resigns by reason of disability may elect to receive an annual disability allowance equal to 70% of their annual salaries and allowances under subsection 55(12) and sections 60 to 62 of this Act and section 4 of the Salaries Act on the day of resignation if, at the time of their resignation, the member

COMING INTO FORCE

Marginal note:Deemed in force
  •  (1) Sections 1 to 9 are deemed to have come into force on January 1, 2001.

  • Marginal note:Order

    (2) Sections 10 to 12 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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