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General Wage Increase (Public Officeholders and Public Servants) Act 2001

SAMOA


General Wage Increase
(Public Officeholders and Public Servants)
2001, No. 2


Arrangement of Provisions


1. Short title and commencement

2. Increase in Wage or Salary for Public Officeholders and Public Servants


Schedule


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AN ACT to provide for a General Wage Increase for Public Officeholders and Public Servants.

[24th January 2001]


BE IT ENACTED by the Legislative Assembly of Samoa in Parliament assembled as follows:-


1. Short title and commencement-(1) This Act may be cited as the General Wage Increase (Public Officeholders and Public Servants) Act 2001.


(2) This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of January 2001.


2. Increase in Wage or Salary for Public Officeholders and Public Servants-(1) Notwithstanding any other Act, Regulation, Order or Direction the wage or salary or remuneration, as the case may be, for each Public Officeholder and Public Servant referred to in the Schedule to this Act shall be increased by five (5) per centum as from the 1st day of January 2001.


(2) Where in any Act, Regulation, Order or Direction the wage or salary or remuneration, as the case may be, for the Officeholders and Public Servants referred to in the Schedule is identified as a nominated amount the relevant Act, Regulation, Order or Direction is amended accordingly so that the nominated wage or salary or remuneration, as the case may be, is increased by five (5) per centum.


(3) For the purpose of avoiding any uncertainty the five (5) per centum increase referred to in subsection (1) does not apply to any allowances or other supplemental payments.


SCHEDULE


Position
Act, Regulation, Order or Direction
1. Head of State
Article 22, Constitution of Samoa (“the Constitution”) and Section 7, Head of State Act 1965
2. Members of the Council of Deputies
Article 25, Constitution and Section 16, Head of State Act 1965
3. Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers
Article 35, Constitution and Section 3,4 and 16 of the Civil List Act 1964
4. Speaker of the House, Deputy Speaker and Leader of Opposition
Section 7,8,9 and 16, Civil List Act 1964
5. Parliamentary Under Secretaries, Chairs of the Public Accounts and Bills Committees and Members of Parliament
Section 7,10 and 16, Civil List Act 1964
6. Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court and District Court
Article 69, Constitution and Section 29, Judicature Ordinance 1961
7. Judges and Assessors, Land and Titles Court
8. Controller and Chief Auditor
Article 98, Constitution and Section 9, Audit Office Ordinance 1961
9. Attorney General
Article 41, Constitution
10. Ombudsman
Section 7, Komesina o Sulufaiga (Ombudsman) Act 1988
11. Commissioner of Police, Prisons and Fire Service and Members of the Police Service, Prison Service and Fire Service
Section 15 and 51, Police Service Act 1977, Section 14 and 23, Prison Act 1977 and Schedule 1, Police Service Regulation 1970 and Schedule 2, Prisons Regulation 1954
12. Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa, Deputy Clerk and staff of the Legislative Department
Order 167, Standing Orders of the Parliament of Samoa
13. Heads of Departments
Section 9, all Officeholders referred to in Schedule 1, and Section 2, Second Schedule of the Public Service (Special Posts) Act 1989
14. Public Servants
Section 19, Public Service Act 1977
15. Members of the following Committees and Boards:

(a) Treasury Advisory Committee
By Direction of the Financial Secretary


(b) Agriculture Advisory and Technical Committee
Section 13, Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries Ordinance 1959


(c) Public Works Advisory Committee
Section 13, Public Works Ordinance 1959


(d) Women’s Affairs Advisory Committee
Section 11 and 16, Ministry of Women Affairs Act 1990


(e) Internal Affairs Executive Committee
Section 10, Internal Affairs Act 1995


(f) Transport Control Board
Section 51 and 53A, Road Traffic Ordinance 1960


(g) Trade, Commerce and Industry Development Board
Section 5, Trade, Commerce and Industry Act 1990


(h) Statistics Advisory Board
Section 4 and 9, Statistics Act 1971


(i) Government Tender Board
Regulation 38, Treasury Regulation 1965


(j) National Revenue Board
Section 3 and 10, National Revenue Board Act 1990

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