S.I. No. 285/2009 - Oireachtas (Allowances) (Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 285/2009 - Oireachtas (Allowances) (Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees) Order 2009

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 31st July, 2009.
The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 3 (as amended by section 8 (5) of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission Act 2003 (No. 28 of 2003)), 4 and 8 (as amended by section 43 of the Ministerial, Parliamentary and Judicial Offices and Oireachtas Members (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2001 (No. 33 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) (Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees) Order 2009.
2. There is payable to a member of the Oireachtas who holds or held a position as a member of the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission an allowance in respect of the member’s duties as holder of that position, at the rate of €16,018 annually, in respect of any period, beginning on or after the date of the making of this order, during which the member held that position.
3. There is payable to a member of the Oireachtas who holds or held the position of chairperson of an Oireachtas committee specified in column (2) of 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 that Schedule opposite that reference number, in respect of any period beginning on or after the date of the making of this order, during which the member held that position.
4. The following are revoked:
(a) Articles 4, 6, 8 and 9 of and Parts 1, 3 and 4 of Schedule 2 to the Oireachtas (Allowances and Allocations) (Members and Holders of Parliamentary and Certain Ministerial Offices) Order 2008 ( S.I. No. 56 of 2008 ),
(b) Article 3 of and the Schedule to the Oireachtas (Allowances) (Certain Ministers of State and Chairpersons of Oireachtas Sub-Committees) Order 2009 ( S.I. No. 178 of 2009 ).
Article 3
SCHEDULE
Rates of annual allowances payable to chairpersons of specified Oireachtas Committees.
Reference

number

(1)
Oireachtas Committee

(2)
Rates of allowance

(in each case per year)

(3)
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2.

3.

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5.

6.

7.

8.

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10.

11.

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24.
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs

Joint Committee on European Affairs

Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women’s Rights

Joint Committee on Social and Family AffairsJoint Committee on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Joint Committee on Transport

Joint Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Joint Committee on Finance and the Public Service

Joint Committee on the Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Joint Committee on Health and Children

Joint Committee on Education and Science

Joint Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

Committee of Public Accounts

British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body

Joint Committee on the Constitution

Joint Committee on Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.

Joint Committee on European Scrutiny

Joint Administration Committee

Joint Committee on Climate Change and Energy Security

Joint Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children

Joint Committee on Economic Regulatory Affairs

Select Committee on Members’ Interests of Dáil Éireann—

Select Committee on Members’ Interests of SeanadÉireann
€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€10,012

€3,190
GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,
22 July 2009
BRIAN COWEN,
Taoiseach.

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