Local, Government (Superannuation) Act, 1948

Meaning of wages.

58.—(1) In this Part of this Act, the word “wages”—

(a) does not include—

(i) payments for overtime,

(ii) travelling expenses or other allowances to cover particular expenses, or

(iii) payments for work of a casual or temporary nature or for filling a position temporarily, or as a substitute pending a permanent appointment;

(b) subject to paragraph (a) of this subsection, includes all fees, poundages and other payments in money to a servant as such for his own use.

(2) The Minister may, if he thinks fit, by order direct that payments of a specified kind, being a kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (i) or (iii) of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section, shall be for the purposes of this Part of this Act part of the wages of a particular servant, or of every servant of a particular class or of every servant, and thereupon, notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the word “wages” shall in this Part of this Act include, as respects that servant, servants of that class, or every servant (as may be appropriate), payments of that kind.