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38 1959

STAFF OF THE HOUSES OF THE 01 RE AC HTAS ACT, 1959

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas Act, 1959.

Interpretation.

2. —In this Act—

the amending Regulation Act” means the Civil Service Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1958 ;

the Commissioners Act” means the Civil Service Commissioners Act, 1956 ;

member of the joint staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas” does not include an officer of the Houses of the Oireachtas;

member of the staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas” includes an officer of the Houses of the Oireachtas;

the Minister” means the Minister for Finance;

officer of the Houses of the Oireaehtas” means a person being—

(a) the Clerk or Clerk-Assistant of Dáil Éireann or Seanad Éireann, or

(b) the Superintendent, Houses of the Oireachtas, or

(c) the Captain of the Guard, Houses of the Oireachtas;

the Regulation Act” means the Civil Service Regulation Act, 1956 .

Members of staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas to be civil servants of the State.

3. —Members of the staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas are civil servants of the State.

Administrative expenses.

4. —The expenses incurred in the administration of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.