The Garda Síochána Act, 1924

Regulations as to pensions.

8.—(1) The Minister may with the sanction of the Minister for Finance, from time to time by order authorise the grant and payment of pensions, allowances and gratuities to officers and men of the Gárda Síochána and to their widows, children and dependants, and regulate and appoint the rates and scales of such pensions, allowances and gratuities and the conditions under which the same are to be payable, and may by any such order prescribe the penalties for any fraudulent conduct in relation to an application for any such pension, allowance or gratuity.

(2) No order made under this section shall come into operation unless and until it has been laid before each House of the Oireachtas, and approved by a resolution of each such House.