S.I. No. 140/2007 - Oireachtas (Allowances to Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees and Sub-Committees) Order 2007

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S.I. No. 140/2007 - Oireachtas (Allowances to Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees and Sub-Committees) Order 2007
S.I. No.140 of 2007
ORDER
entitled
Oireachtas (Allowances to Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees and Sub-Committees) Order 2007
Made by the Government
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 to Chairpersons of Oireachtas Committees and Sub-Committees) Order 2007.

2.         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 Part 1 of the Schedule at any reference number, an allowance in respect of the member's duties as holder of that position, at the rate per year specified in column (3) of that Part opposite that reference number, in respect of any period beginning on or after 1 June 2006 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 sub-committee specified in column (2) of Part 2 of the Schedule at any reference number, an allowance in respect of the member's duties as holder of that position, at the rate per year specified in column (3) of that Part opposite that reference number, in respect of any period beginning on or after 1 May 2006 during which the member held that position.

4.         The Oireachtas (Allowances to Members) and Ministerial, Parliamentary, Judicial and Court Offices (Amendment) Act 1998 (Allowances and Allocations) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 59 of 2003) is amended -
(a)        in Article 5(2), by inserting “and ending with 31 May 2006” after “7 November 2002”, and
(b)        in Article 6(2), by inserting “and ending with 30 April 2006” after “7 November 2002”.
SCHEDULE
Article 2
Part 1
Rates of allowances payable to chairpersons of specified Oireachtas Committees
Reference number
Oireachtas Committee
Rates of allowance (in each case per year)
(1)
(2)
(3)
1.
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs
€18,140
2.
Joint Committee on European Affairs
€18,140
3.
Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights
€18,140
4.
Joint Committee on Social and Family Affairs
€18,140
5.
Joint Committee on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources
€18,140
6.
Joint Committee on Transport
€18,140
7.
Joint Committee on Enterprise and Small Business
€18,140
8.
Joint Committee on Finance and the Public Service
€18,140
9.
Joint Committee on Environment and Local Government
€18,140
10.
Joint Committee on Agriculture and Food
€18,140
11.
Joint Committee on Health and Children
€18,140
12.
Joint Committee on Education and Science
€18,140
13.
Joint Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
€18,140
14.
Committee of Public Accounts
€18,140
15.
Joint House Services Committee
€18,140
16.
Joint Committee on Child Protection
€18,140
17.
British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body
€18,140
18.
All Party Committee on the Constitution
€18,140
19.
Select Committee on Members' Interests of Dáil Éireann
€18,140
20.
Select Committee on Members' Interests of Seanad Éireann
€5,780
Part 2
Article 3
Rates of allowances payable to chairpersons of specified Oireachtas sub-committees
Reference number
Oireachtas sub-committee
Rates of allowance (in each case per year)
(1)
(2)
(3)
1.
Select Committee on European Affairs - sub- committee on EU Scrutiny
€5,639
2.
Committee on Procedures and Privileges of Dáil Éireann - sub-committee on Members' Services of Dáil Éireann
€5,639
3.
Committee on Procedures and Privileges of Seanad Éireann - sub-committee on Members' Services of Seanad Éireann
€5,639
4.
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs - sub- committee on Development Co-operation
€5,639
5.
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs - sub- committee on Human Rights
€5,639
6.
Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights - sub-committee on the Barron Report
€5,639
7.
Joint Committee on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources - sub-committee on Information Communication Technology
€5,639
8.
Joint Committee on Health and Children - sub- committee on Orthodontics
€5,639
9.
Joint Committee on Health and Children - sub- committee on the Adverse Side Effects of Pharmaceuticals
€5,639
10.
Committee on Procedures and Privileges of Dáil Éireann - sub-committee on Dáil Reform Committee on Procedures and Privileges of
€5,639
11.
Seanad Éireann - sub-committee on Seanad Reform
€5,639
 
Given under the Official Seal of the Government,

6th February 2007.
 
 
Bertie Ahern.

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