Ministerial Emoluments Act

Chapter number: 
130
In force: 
Yes

 

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CONSOLIDATED TO 30 JUNE 2012

 

LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

 

Act 3 of 1993

Act 6 of 2008

CHAPTER 130

MINISTERIAL EMOLUMENTS ACT

 [21st June, 1993]

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1.      Short title

2.      Salary, allowance and gratuity of Ministers

3.      Gratuity of persons ceasing to be Minister

4.      Exemption from tax

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1.     This Act may be cited as the Ministerial Emoluments Act.

2.     There shall be paid to-

(a)     the Designated Minister a monthly salary of R 29,000 payable in arrears;

(b)     the Minister a monthly salary of R 28,000 payable in arrears;

(c)     the Designated Minister and a Minister  -

(i)      at the end of each year or where the appointment terminates before the end of a year, on termination thereof, a gratuity of an amount equal to 25% of the total salary for the that year that year or that part of the year as the case may be;

(ii)     upon ceasing to hold office of the Designated Minister or Minister otherwise than by being removed under article 74(5) of the Constitution, a gratuity of an amount equal to 50% of the total salary paid under paragraphs (a) and (b) as the case may be for the immediately preceding period of office as Designated Minister or Minister;

3.      (1)        There shall be paid to the Designated Minister or to a Minister upon ceasing to hold office of the Designated Minister or Minister as the case may be , a pension of an amount equivalent to 5/12 of 1% of the monthly salary of that office, or, of any other designated office specified under section 8(1) of the Constitutional Appointees’ Emoluments Act, in respect of each completed month of service, up to a maximum of 180 months. 50a person ceasing to hold the office of

(2)        The payment of the pension under subsection (1) shall be subject to section 8(3), (4) and (5) of the Constitutional Appointees’ Emoluments Act.

(3)        Subsection (1) applies to a person who has held the office of Designated Minister or Minister under the Constitution promulgated on 21st June, 1993.

4.      The salary, pension and gratuity paid under this Act shall be exempt from tax on income or profits.

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