Superannuation and Pensions Act, 1963

Amendment of section 5 of Local Government Act, 1933.

20.—(1) A certificate under subsection (1) of section 5 of the Local Government Act, 1933 , may be given at any time within twelve months after the passing of this Act.

(2) Subsection (1) of section 5 of the Local Government Act, 1933 , as amended by subsection (1) of this section, shall apply in a case in which, in the opinion of the Minister for Education, an officer of a vocational education committee having, on a date during the period from the 1st day of January, 1922, to the 9th day of March, 1932, been appointed by resolution of a committee of technical instruction to be an officer of that committee, such resolution became void as a result of the operation of section 71 of the Local Government Act, 1925 , and, in any such case,—

(a) the certificate to be given pursuant to the said subsection by the Minister for Education shall be a certificate that, the officer having, on a specified date, been appointed as aforesaid, the resolution appointing him became void as a result of the operation of the said section 71, and

(b) paragraph (a) of the subsection shall have effect with the substitution for the first date therein mentioned of the said specified date and as if it provided for such (if any) reduction in the period otherwise reckonable thereunder as the said certificate specifies.

(3) Where a certificate is given by virtue of subsection (1) of this section, the superannuation award granted to the person concerned shall, with effect as from his retirement, be adjusted or varied accordingly.

(4) The superannuation charges arising under subsection (2) of this section shall, if the Minister so agrees, be refunded out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.