Vanuatu Consolidated Subsidiary Legislation
Commencement: 1 August 1987
DECLARATION OF EMPLOYEES
(PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT)
Order 45 of 1987
To declare the President of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministers of the Government and Members of Parliament to be treated for all purposes as employees for the purposes of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund Act.
1. The President and Members of Parliament to be employees by virtue of section 60(b) of the Act
(1) The President and the Members of Parliament shall be treated for all purposes of the Act as employees.
(2) The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu shall −
(a) be treated as the employer of the persons referred to in paragraph (1); and
(b) have the duties and responsibilities of an employer under the Act including the liability to pay contributions.
(3) For the purposes herein −
(a) “Act” means the Vanuatu National Provident Fund Act, Cap. 189;
(b) “Members of Parliament” includes Ministers of the Government;
(c) “President” means the President of the Republic of Vanuatu.