Oireachtas (Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices) (Amendment) Act 2014

Allowances to be adjusted automatically by reference to salary increases or decreases in Civil Service

4. Section 11A (inserted by section 10 of the Ministerial, Parliamentary and Judicial Offices and Oireachtas Members (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2001 ) of the Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for that section —11A.

(1) Whenever remuneration in the Civil Service is increased or decreased with effect from a particular day in accordance with agreements or arrangements that have effect on a general basis in the Civil Service (whether or not they also apply in relation to persons employed other than in the Civil Service), the allowances payable under this Part are, by the operation of this section, increased or decreased accordingly on and from that day by the same proportion.

(2) It is not necessary to make an order under section 11 in order to give effect to an increase or decrease made by the operation of subsection (1).

(3) In this section, ‘Civil Service’ has the same meaning as it has in the Civil Service Commissioners Act 1956 .”.