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Presidential Salary And Allowances Act [Chapter 2:06]
PRESIDENTIAL SALARY AND ALLOWANCES ACT
AN ACT to provide for salaries and allowances for the President and any Acting President; and to
provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
[Date of commencement: 24th March, 1989.]
1 Short title
This Act may be cited as the Presidential Salary and Allowances Act [Chapter 2:06].
2 Benefits for President and Acting President
The President and any Acting President shall be entitled to—
(a) a salary at such rate; and
(b) such allowances;
as may be prescribed from time to time in terms of section three.
3 Prescribing of benefits and other matters
(1) The Minister responsible for finance may, by statutory instrument, prescribe the salaries and allowances
referred to in section two and any other thing which, in his opinion, is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for
carrying out or giving effect to this Act.
(2) A statutory instrument in terms of subsection (1) may provide for—
(a) the date from which the President or any Acting President shall become entitled to any salary or allowance
in terms of this Act, which date may be prior to the date on which the statutory instrument concerned
is published and prior to the date of commencement of this Act;
(b) different salaries and allowances for the President and any Acting President.
(3) The Minister responsible for finance shall not publish a statutory instrument in terms of subsection (1)
without the approval of the Cabinet.
4 Review of benefits
When a general increase in salaries is awarded or is to be awarded to persons employed in the Public Service,
the Minister responsible for finance shall review the level of salaries and allowances provided for in terms of this
Act and may, by statutory instrument in terms of section three, increase any such salary or allowance.