Tuvalu Sessional Legislation
LAWS OF TUVALU
PRESCRIPTION OF SALARIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 2009
Act No. 11 of 2009
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION OF SALARIES ACT TO PROVIDE FOR BENEFITS TO PERSONS WHO WERE MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, FOLLOWING THE DISSOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT UNTIL THE DATE OF THE CONSEQUENT GENERAL ELECTION.
ENACTED BY THE PARLIAMENT OF TUVALU
30th November, 2010
Commencement [3rd December, 2009]
1 Short title and commencement
This Act may be cited as the Prescription of Salaries (Amendment) Act 2009 and shall come into effect the date of publication by exhibition.
2 Amendment of the Prescription of Salaries Act
The Prescription of Salaries Act (Cap. 98) is amended as follows:
(a) Renumber the text of the existing section 4 as section 4(1):
(b) Insert the following text as section 4(2):
"(2) A person who prior to a dissolution of Parliament held office as a private member of Parliament shall be entitled to receive benefits equivalent to the salary, allowances and privileges paid to members of Parliament, notwithstanding the dissolution of Parliament, up to and including the date of a consequent general election."