S.I. No. 54/1974 - Garda Síochána (Retirement) Regulations, 1974.

I, PATRICK COONEY, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 14 of the Police Forces Amalgamation Act, 1925 (No. 7 of 1925), hereby, with the approval of the Government, make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Garda Síochána (Retirement) Regulations, 1974.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to these Regulations.

3. The Garda Síochána (Retirement) Regulations, 1934 (S.R. & O., No. 146 of 1934), are hereby amended by the insertion after sub-paragraph (6) (inserted by the Garda Síochána (Retirement) Regulations, 1973 ( S.I. No. 61 of 1973 )) of paragraph 5 of the following sub-paragraph:

"(7) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-paragraph (I) of this paragraph, those members of the Garda Síochána who would be due to retire under the provisions of the said sub-paragraph (I) during the period from the 1st day of March, 1974, to the 31st day of May, 1974 may continue to serve in an established capacity in the Garda Síochána during, in the case of each such member, the period from the date on which he would have retired as aforesaid to the 1st day of June, 1974.".

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 5th day of March, 1974.


Minister for Justice.

The Government hereby approve of the foregoing Regulations.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government this 5th day of

March, 1974.




These regulations provide for an extension to 1st June, 1974, of the service of those members of the Garda Síochána who are due to retire on reaching the statutory age limit between 1st March, 1974 and 31st May, 1974.