Public Safety Act, 1927


Establishment of Special Courts.

Establishment of special Courts.

22.—(1) As soon as may be after every occasion on which this Part of this Act comes into force there shall be established by the Executive Council one or more tribunals (in this Part of this Act referred to as special courts) consisting of three or more members of whom one (who may be or not be an officer in the Defence Forces of Saorstát Eireann) shall be a person certified by the Attorney-General to have legal knowledge and experienceand the others shall be officers of the Defence Forces of Saorstát Eireann not below the rank of commandant.

(2) Whenever a special court is established under this section an Executive Minister may appoint such registrar, clerks, and servants for the purposes of such court as he thinks proper.

(3) There may be paid, out of moneys to be provided by the Oireachtas, to any member, registrar, clerk or servant of a special court who is not in receipt of remuneration out of public funds, such fees or remuneration as the Minister for Finance may determine.