Pensions (Increase) Act, 1964

Regulations for increases.

29.—(1) The Minister may by regulations add to the Schedule to this Act any pension or allowance which is payable out of the Central Fund or moneys provided by the Oireachtas, a local authority or a harbour authority.

(2) The Minister may by regulations provide for the increase of any scheduled pension, and any such increase may have effect from a date before the making of the regulations.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2) of this section, regulations under that subsection may include provisions corresponding, whether with modifications or without modifications, to any of the provisions of the foregoing sections of this Act.

(4) Every regulation made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.