Oireachtas (Allowances To Members) Act, 1938

Travelling facilities of members of Seanad Eireann attending on its first assembly.

6.—Notwithstanding anything contained in section 2 of the Oireachtas (Payment of Members) Act, 1933 (No. 50 of 1933), as revived and applied to members of Seanad Eireann by sub-section (3) of section 10 of the Constitution (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1937 (No. 40 of 1937), and the repeal of such first-mentioned Act effected by this Act, a member of Seanad Eireann who was present at the first assembly shall be entitled to receive and be paid travelling facilities under the Oireachtas (Payment of Members) Acts, 1923 to 1933, in respect of travelling to Dublin on a day before such first assembly for the purpose of attending Seanad Eireann on its first assembly, and shall be entitled so to receive and be paid such travelling facilities in all respects as if such travelling had taken place on the day of such first assembly.