S.I. No. 28/2012 - Oireachtas (Allowances) (Certain Ministers of State) Order 2012.
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 3rd February, 2012.
The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 3A (inserted by section 40 of the Ministerial, Parliamentary and Judicial Offices and Oireachtas Members (Ministerial Provisions) Act 2011 (No. 33 of 2001) (“Act of 2001”)) and 8 (as amended by section 43 of the Act of 2001) of the Oireachtas (Allowances to Members) and Ministerial, Parliamentary, Judicial and Court Offices (Amendment) Act 1998 (No. 5 of 1998), hereby order as follows:
1. This Order may be cited as the Oireachtas (Allowances) (Certain Ministers of State) Order 2012.
2. There is payable to—
(a) Paul Kehoe, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach and at the Department of Defence, for any period beginning on or after 9 March 2011, and
(b) Jan O’Sullivan, Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, for any period beginning on or after 20 December 2011,
as the holders of those offices, respectively, who regularly attend meetings of the Government, an annual allowance each at the rate of €17,205.
3. Article 5 of the Oireachtas (Allowances) (Members and Holders of Parliamentary and Certain Ministerial Offices) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 347 of 2011 ) is revoked.
GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,
31 January 2012.