Dublin Police Act, 1924

Reinstatement of certain members of the Dublin Metropolitan Police.

11.—(1) If the Minister shall within three months after the passing of this Act certify in writing under his hand that any member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police—

(a) resigned or was dismissed from that police force before the 11th day of July, 1921, and

(b) was on or before the 7th day of November, 1923, serving as a member of the Defence Forces of Saorstát Eireann, and

(c) was reinstated in the said police force before or within three months after the passing of this Act, and

(d) was so reinstated on the ground that he resigned or was dismissed as aforesaid solely for political reasons,

such member of the said police force shall, during the period between his said resignation or dismissal and his said reinstatement, be deemed to have been absent on leave without pay, and shall for the purpose of increment of pay and for the purpose of pension be entitled to add such period to such periods of service before such resignation or dismissal and after such reinstatement as he is otherwise entitled to reckon for those purposes.

(2) Sub-sections (2), (3), and (4) of section 3 of the Superannuation and Pensions Act, 1923 (No. 34 of 1923) shall apply to any member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police in respect of whom a certificate is given under this section with the substitution of such certificate for a certificate under the said section 3.