Oireachtas (Allowances To Members) and Ministerial, Parliamentary and Judicial Offices (Amendment) Act, 1977

Amendment of section 8A of Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices Act, 1938.

7.—Section 8A (inserted by section 11 of the Act of 1973) of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (c) of subsection (1):

“(c) the annual sum payable to every Minister of State pursuant to the said section 3,”;

(b) the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (3):

“(3) An order under this section shall be laid before Dáil Éireann as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order is passed by Dáil Éireann within the next twenty-one days on which Dáil Éireann has sat after the order is laid before it, the order shall be annulled accordingly, and the order shall not come into operation before the expiration of the said twenty-one days but subject to the foregoing shall commence in accordance with its terms.”.