S.I. No. 153/1975 - Superannuation Act, 1887 (Section 1), Warrant, 1975.

S.I. No. 153 of 1975.


I, RICHIE RYAN, Minister for the Public Service, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 1 of the Superannuation Act, 1887 (as amended by the Superannuation Act, 1946 (No. 17 of 1946)), and by section 5 of the Superannuation Act, 1909, and by the Public Service (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1973 ( S.I. No. 294 of 1973 ), do by this Warrant order as follows:

1. This Warrant may be cited as the Superannuation Act, 1887 (Section 1) Warrant, 1975.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to this Warrant.

3. The Superannuation Act, 1887 (Section 1) Warrant, 1974, is hereby amended by the insertion in Articles 5, 6 and 9 after "£20,000" of "or three and one half times the amount of his annual salary and emoluments, whichever is the greater".

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 7th day of July, 1975.


Minister for the Public Service.


This Warrant provides for a revised method of calculating the special gratuity payable where a person employed in the civil service suffers serious injury or death, while on official duty, as a result of an air crash or of an injury attributable to the existence of a state of war, civil commotion or the like.