Legislative Assembly Retirement Benefits Scheme (Amendment) Act 2014

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Legislative Assembly Retirement Benefits Scheme (Amendment) Act 2014


Act 20 of 2014





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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT

BENEFITS SCHEME (AMENDMENT) ACT

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT BENEFITS

SCHEME (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

Arrangement of Sections

Section

1 Short Title .............................................................................................................. 5
2 Section 2 amended ................................................................................................. 5
3 Section 21 amended ............................................................................................... 6




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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT BENEFITS

SCHEME (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

Act 20 of 2014

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY RETIREMENT

BENEFITS SCHEME ACT

I assent,

TUPOU VI,

16
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October 2014.

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the

Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short Title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Legislative Assembly Retirement Benefits

Scheme (Amendment) Act 2014.

(2) In this Act, the Legislative Assembly Retirement Benefits Scheme Act, as

amended is referred to as the “Principal Act”.

2 Section 2 amended

Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended as follows -

(a) the definition of “discontinuance” is amended by deleting subsection (b) of

the definition and replacing it with -

“(b) in relation to an officer, occurs when that officer’s term of employment

ends whether by death, resignation, retirement on medical grounds,

disqualification or dismissal.”.

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3 Section 21 amended

Section 21 of the Principal Act is amended by renumbering the current section as

subsection (1) and adding a new subsection (2) immediately thereafter as follows-

“(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), any contributing person who is not a Member

of the Legislative Assembly may, when the Legislative Assembly dissolves in

accordance with clause 77(1) of the Constitution, upon application to and with

the approval of the Board, receive total benefits from the Fund, in respect of

that period during which he has been a contributing person.”.





Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 18th day of August 2014.

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