Commissioners For Oaths (Diplomatic and Consular) Act, 1931


3.—(1) The Minister for External Affairs may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, by order make regulations in relation to all or any of the following matters, that is to say:—

(a) the fees to be charged by persons to whom the foregoing section applies in respect of the administering, taking, or doing of any oath, affidavit, or notarial act authorised by the said section to be administered, taken, or done by them:

(b) the manner in which such fees are to be collected;

(c) any other matter or thing relating to such fees;

and different regulations may be made in relation to different countries and places.

(2) All fees collected under this section shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister for Finance may direct.

(3) Every regulation made 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 is passed by either House of the Oireachtas within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which such House has sat after such regulation is laid before it annulling such regulation such regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such regulation.