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Executive remuneration

During the year, First Parliamentary Counsel and Second Parliamentary Counsel positions changed from Principal Executive Offices to Holders of Full-time Public Office. Remuneration arrangements as an office holder was in accordance with Remuneration Tribunal (Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Full-time Public Office) Determination 2018.

During the year, remuneration for all SES staff was determined under the OPC SES Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019.

Under the Enterprise Agreement, SES staff are entitled to the same increases in their base salary as are payable to non-SES staff. In addition, the allowances previously paid to SES staff have been rolled into their base salary. On top of their base salary and in recognition of the value to OPC of retaining trained and experienced senior drafters, SES drafters are entitled to a loading that depends on the particular staff member’s drafting experience. The experience loading is subject to the staff member concerned being appraised as at least “fully effective” each year.

Disclosure of executive remuneration financial information for 2018-2019 in accordance with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule) is set out in Appendix E.