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

Amendment of section 13 of Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices Act, 1938.

8.—Section 13 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution of the following for the definition of “qualifying office”:

“‘qualifying office’ means an office which is a ministerial office, the office of Minister of State or a secretarial office;”;

(b) the insertion after the definition of “qualifying office” (inserted by this subsection) of the following definition:

“‘the office of Minister of State’ means the office to which a person may be appointed under section 1 of the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1977 .”.