Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981


[1908 OAP, s. 10; 1930 SMG, s. 10; 1933 UA, s. 24; 1933 SMG, s. 2; 1935 WOPS, s. 43; 1942 IU, s.14; 1944 CA, s. 21; 1952, s. 40; 1957 MP, s. 6; 1975 SWA, s. 27]

4.—(1) Any expenses (other than expenses to which section 285 relates) incurred by the Minister or any other Minister in carrying this Act into effect and the expenses of the local pension committees under Chapter 3 of Part III up to an amount approved by the Minister shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.

(2) There shall be paid to the Minister for Finance out of the Social Insurance Fund, at such times and in such manner as the Minister for Finance may direct, such sums as the Minister may estimate, on such basis as may be agreed upon between him and the Minister for Finance, to be the part of the said expenses of the Minister or any other Minister which relates to the scheme of social insurance (other than occupational injuries insurance) provided for in Part II and any sums so paid shall be appropriated in aid of moneys provided by the Oireachtas for carrying this Act into effect.

(3) In estimating expenses for the purposes of subsection (2), there shall be included such amount as, in the opinion of the Minister for Finance, represents the amount of the accruing liability in respect of any superannuation or other retiring allowances, lump sums or gratuities accruing in respect of the employment of any officer or other person for the purposes of this Act.