Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices Act, 1938

Supplemental provisions in relation to salaries.

7.—(1) Where a member of the Oireachtas who is the holder of an office mentioned in this Part of this Act gives notice in writing to the Minister for Finance that he desires to draw so much only of the salary attached to that office as is equal to the exempted part, there shall be paid, in respect of such salary, to such person a sum equal to the exempted part only.

(2) In this section the expression “the exempted part” when used in relation to a salary means so much of such salary as is, by virtue of sub-section (5) of section 3 of the Oireachtas (Allowances to Members) Act, 1938 (No. 34 of 1938), exempt from income tax (including sur-tax).