Court Officers (Temporary Appointments) Act, 1924

Qualifications may be dispensed with in certain cases.

4.—(1) The Minister may whenever owing to special circumstances he thinks it proper so to do, subject to the consent of the Civil Service Commissioners, appoint or authorize the appointment (as the case may require) to execute the duties of an office under this Act of a person who does not possess the qualifications prescribed by law for that office.

(2) At least one fortnight before making or authorizing an appointment under this section the Minister shall cause notice of his intention to make or authorize (as the case may be) such appointment to be published in the Iris Oifigiúil, and after such appointment has been made the Minister or other person making the appointment shall cause notice of the appointment together with the name of the person appointed to be published in the Iris Oifigiúil.