Local Services (Temporary Economies) Act, 1934

Deductions from salaries of officers.

4.—(1) From every salary which, during the current local financial year, is earned by and payable to an officer in respect of employment by a local authority the local authority paying such salary shall make a deduction calculated in accordance with this Act.

(2) The deduction made under this Act from the salary of any person shall, so far as may be practicable, be made rateably from every payment of such salary made in the current local financial year and after the passing of this Act, save that deductions from any salary which would under this section have fallen to be made in the portion of the said year prior to the passing of this Act (if this Act had then been in force) shall be made from the next payment or payments (as the case may require) of such salary made after the passing of this Act, but so that not more shall be so deducted from any one such payment than fifty per cent. of such payment.

(3) All sums deducted under this Act from any moneys payable to an officer by way of salary shall be applied to the same purposes as the fund from which such moneys are paid to such officer.