Public Services (Temporary Economies) Act, 1933

Deductions from grants to local authorities, etc.

11.—(1) Where a grant is made annually, under statute or otherwise, out of the Central Fund or a fund under the control of a Minister or out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas to any local authority or to any committee or other body the members of which are appointed wholly or partly by a local authority and such grant is wholly or partly available for the payment of salaries there shall (save as is otherwise provided by this section) be deducted from the amount of such grant which falls to be made in the current financial year such sum as the Minister, after consultation with every other Minister who appears to him to be concerned, shall determine having regard to the proportion of such grant ordinarily applied towards the payment of salaries, to the deductions from salaries to be made under Part II of this Act, and to the other circumstances of the case.

(2) No deduction shall be made under this section from a grant to a local authority, committee, or other body for or in respect of services administered by or under the control of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health where the Minister is satisfied, after consultation with the Minister for Local Government and Public Health, that such body has made, from the salaries earned and payable in the current financial year by and to persons in the employment of such body, deductions approved of by the Minister after such consultation as aforesaid.