Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023

Amendment of section 11 of Civil Legal Aid Act 1995

122. Section 11 of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 is amended by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (5):

“(5A) Every solicitor of the Board and solicitor employed by the former Board who, before 1 June 2014, ceased to be employed by the Board or the former Board, as the case may be, is designated as a civil servant in the Civil Service of the State in respect of, subject to subsection (5B), superannuation benefits payable as a result of his or her membership of a scheme made under section 23 or a scheme the operation of which was transferred to the Board under this Act.

(5B) Subsection (5A) applies in respect of superannuation benefits payable, on or after the coming into operation of section 122 of the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023, by the Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform out of funds provided by the Oireachtas.”.