S.I. No. 530/2011 - Oireachtas (Allowances) (Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees) Order 2011.

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S.I. No. 530/2011 - Oireachtas (Allowances) (Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees) Order 2011.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 18th October, 2011.
The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 4 and 8 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) (Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees) Order 2011.
2. There is payable to a member of the Oireachtas who holds or held the position of chairperson of an Oireachtas Committee specified in the Schedule at any reference number, an annual allowance, in respect of the member’s duties as holder of that position, at the rate specified in column (3) of the Schedule opposite that reference number, in respect of any period beginning on or after 8 June 2011 during which the member held that position.
3. Article 6 of and Schedule 3 to the Oireachtas (Allowances) (Members and Holders of Parliamentary and Certain Ministerial Offices) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 347 of 2011 ) are revoked.
SCHEDULE
Article 2
Reference number

(1)
Oireachtas Committee

(2)
Rate of annual allowance

(3)
1.
Committee on Public Accounts
€9,500
2.
Committee on Members’ Interests of Dáil Éireann
€9,500
3.
Committee on Members’ Interests of Seanad Éireann
€3,100
4.
Joint Administration Committee
€9,500
5.
Joint Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture
€9,500
6.
Joint Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht
€9,500
7.
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs
€9,500
8.
Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform
€9,500
9.
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade
€9,500
10.
Joint Committee on Health and Children
€9,500
11.
Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement
€9,500
12.
Joint Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions
€9,500
13.
Joint Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education
€9,500
14.
Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality
€9,500
15.
British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly (formerly known as the British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body)
€9,500
GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,
11 October 2011.
ENDA KENNY,
Taoiseach.

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