European Assembly (Irish Representatives) Act, 1979

Superannuation of Irish representatives in Assembly.

4.—(1) The Minister may make a contributory scheme for the granting of pensions to or in respect of persons who have been elected or appointed to the Assembly in the manner described in section 2 (1) of this Act.

(2) The Minister may, in accordance with a scheme under this section, make deductions from an allowance paid under section 2 of this Act.

(3) A scheme under this section may have effect from a date which is earlier than the date of the scheme but which is not earlier than the date on which the Assembly first meets after the Assembly election held in 1979.

(4) The Minister may make a scheme amending or revoking a scheme under this section (including a scheme under this subsection).