S.I. No. 164/2015 - Oireachtas (Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices) (Secretarial Facilities) (Amendment) Regulations 2015.


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 1st May, 2015.

The Houses of the Oireachtas Commission, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 10(5) and (13) (inserted by section 2 of the Oireachtas (Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices) (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 6 of 2014)) of the Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices Act 1938 (No. 38 of 1938) and by section 4 (3) of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Act 2003 (No. 28 of 2003), hereby makes the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Oireachtas (Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices) (Secretarial Facilities) (Amendment) Regulations 2015.

2. In these Regulations, “2013 Regulations” means the Oireachtas (Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices) (Secretarial Facilities) Regulations 2013 ( S.I. No. 2 of 2013 ).

3. The following is substituted for Schedule 2 to the 2013 Regulations:

“SCHEDULE 2

Regulation 9

Allocations for secretarial facilities for qualifying parties are set out below—

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Persons employed by qualifying parties under these Regulations may be employed by those parties at the grade of secretarial assistant, or at the grades of administrative assistant, administrator, or chef de cabinet: the equivalence of those other grades to the grade of secretarial assistant and the manner in which, and the extent to which, they may be combined by qualifying parties shall be determined from time to time by the Commission.”

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The Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Seal,

Affixed hereto

Was Authenticated by

Member of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission

29 April 2015.

SE?N BARRETT,

Ceann Comhairle.

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Member of staff of the Commission authorised by the Commission

29 April 2015.

ANNE-MARIE FAHY,

Secretary to the Commission.