The Oireachtas (Payment of Members) Act, 1923

Amount of allowance to members of the Oireachtas.

2.—(1) The allowance to be paid to each member of the Oireachtas under this Act shall be an allowance at the rate of £30 a month.

(2) The salary for the time being payable to a member of the Oireachtas by virtue of his holding any of the offices following, that is to say—

(a) Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann,

(b) Leas-Cheann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann,

(c) Cathaoirleach of Seanad Eireann,

(d) Leas-Chathaoirleach of Seanad Eireann,

(e) President of the Executive Council,

(f) Any office the tenure of which is dependent on the President of the Executive Council retaining the support of a majority in Dáil Eireann,

(g) Any office the tenure of which is dependent on the term of existence of a particular Dáil Eireann,

shall be deemed to include the allowance payable to such member under this Act and accordingly no member of the Oireachtas shall, while he is in receipt of salary in respect of any of the offices aforesaid, be entitled to any further allowance under this Act.