Gárda Síochána (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

Power to Executive Council to raise Gárda Síochána.

2.—(1) It shall be lawful for the Executive Council of Saorstát Eireann to raise, train, equip, pay and maintain in Saorstát Eireann a force of police to be called and known as “The Gárda Síochána.”(2) The police force aforesaid shall consist of such numbers of officers and men as the Executive Council shall from time to time determine, but not exceeding the total numbers of officers and men respectively specified in the First Schedule to this Act.