20 1927

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Number 20 of 1927.


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1927.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

2.

Declaration required in certain cases before receipt of sums appropriated.

3.

Short title.

ABSTRACT OF SCHEDULES (A) AND (B) TO WHICH THIS ACT REFERS.

Schedule (A).

Schedule (B).


Acts Referred to

Central Fund Act, 1927

No. 11 of 1927

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Number 20 of 1927.


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1927.


AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUPPLIES GRANTED IN THIS SESSION OF THE OIREACHTAS. [21st May, 1927.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

1. —All sums granted by the Central Fund Act, 1927 (No. 11 of 1927) out of the Central Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting, as appears by Schedule (A) annexed hereto, in the aggregate to the sum of eight millions, seven hundred and sixty-nine thousand, two hundred and seven pounds are appropriated and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the said Act for the services and purposes expressed in Schedule (B) annexed hereto.

In addition to the sums granted out of the Central Fund by the said Central Fund Act, 1927 there may be applied out of any money directed under section 2 of the Public Accounts and Charges Act, 1891 to be applied as appropriations-in-aid of the grants for services and purposes specified in Schedule (B) annexed hereto, the sums respectively set forth in the last column of the said Schedule.

Declaration required in certain cases before receipt of sums appropriated.

2. —A person shall not receive any part of a grant which may be made in pursuance of this Act for non-effective services until he has subscribed such declaration as may from time to time be prescribed by a warrant of the Minister for Finance before one of the persons prescribed by such warrant:

Provided that whenever any such payment is made at more frequent intervals than once in a quarter the Minister for Finance may dispense with the production of more than one declaration in respect of each quarter.

Any person who makes a declaration for the purpose of this section knowing the same to be untrue in any material particular shall be guilty of a misdemeanour.

Short title.

3. —This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 1927.

ABSTRACT OF SCHEDULES (A) AND (B) TO WHICH THIS ACT REFERS.

Schedule (A).

Grants out of the Central Fund

£8,769,207.

Schedule (B).

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

Sums Not Exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

£

£

1926-27 (Supplementary)

687,490

2,811

1927-28

8,081,717

266,377

Total

£8,769,207

£269,188

Schedule (A).

For the service of the year ended on the 31st March, 1927:

Under Act No. II of 1927 (Central Fund Act)

£687,490

For the service of the year ending on the 31st March, 1928:

Under Act No. II of 1927 (Central Fund Act)

£8,081,717

Total

£8,769,207

Schedule (B).—Part I.

Schedule of Supplementary Sums granted and of sums which may be applied as Appropriations-in-Aid in addition thereto to defray the Charges for the several Public Services herein particularly mentioned for the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1927:—

Sums not Exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

2

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Oireachtas

10

7

For the payment of Old Age Pensions under the Old Age Pensions Acts, 1908 to 1924, for certain Administrative Expenses in connection therewith, and for Pensions under the Blind Persons Act, 1920

40,000

13

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Civil Service Commission (Civil Service Regulation Acts, 1924 and 1926), and the Local Appointments Commission (Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926

10

26

For the Expenses of Criminal Prosecutions and other Law Charges, including a Grant in relief of certain Expenses payable by statute out of Local Rates

11,168

27

For Expenses in connection with Haulbowline Dockyard

1,000

28

For Grants-in-Aid of the Expenses of University Institutions, including Grants under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, the Land Act, 1923, and the University Education (Agriculture and Dairy Science) Act, 1926

5,500

29

For payment of Subsidy in respect of Beet Sugar (No. 37 of 1925)

46,000

35

For such of the Salaries and Expenses of the Supreme Court and High Court of Saorstát Eireann as are not charged on the Central Fund

10

37

For the Salaries, Allowances and Expenses of various Circuit Court Officers, Bonus to Clerks of the Crown and Peace, and the Expenses of Revision

2,450

1,341

43

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Insurance Commission and for sundry Contributions and Grants in respect of the Cost of Benefits and Expenses of Administration under the National Health Insurance Acts, 1911 to 1925 (including certain Grants-in-Aid)

10

80

50

For Expenses of Reformatory and Industrial Schools, including Places of Detention (Children Act, 1908)

100

900

52

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Agriculture and of certain Services administered by that Department, including sundry Grants-in-Aid

455,010

53

For a Grant-in-Aid of the Forestry Fund (9 and 10 Geo. 5, c. 58)

10

56

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Industry and Commerce, including Umpire and Courts of Referees, Contributions to the Unemployment Fund and to Special Schemes, Payments to Associations under the Unemployment Insurance Acts, for Advances to workpeople under the Labour Exchanges Act, 1909, Fees and Expenses of Medical Referees under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906, Fees to Certifying Surgeons under the Factory and Workshops Act, 1901, Fees and Expenses under the Trade Boards Acts, 1909 and 1918, Fees and Expenses under the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1919, and the Gas Regulation Act, 1920, and the Weights and Measures Act, 1889, also Expenses in connection with the International Labour Organisation (League of Nations), including a Grant-in-Aid

10

57

For Payments under the Railways Act, 1924, the Tramways and Public Companies (Ireland) Act, 1883, etc., and for other purposes connected with Irish Transport

5,010

490

61

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Posts and Telegraphs, including Telephones

10

63

For the Cost of the Army, including Army Reserve

8,315

67

For the Purchase of Fuel during the Coal Emergency, 1926, and for Expenses connected therewith

112,208

68

For the Repayment to the Contingency Fund of certain Miscellaneous Advances

499

69

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Tariff Commission (Tariff Commission Act, 1926)

160

£687,490

£2,811

Schedule (B).—Part II.

Schedule of Sums granted and of sums which may be applied as Appropriations-in-Aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several Public Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1928:—

Sums not Exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

1

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Governor-General's Establishment under the Governor-General's Salary and Establishment Act, 1923

2,200

2

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Oireachtas

38,700

3

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of the President of the Executive Council

4,000

4

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of the Comptroller and Auditor-General

6,000

5

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Finance, including the Paymaster-General's Office

21,000

6

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Revenue Department

226,000

4,650

7

For the payment of Old Age Pensions under the Old Age Pensions Acts, 1908 to 1924, for certain Administrative Expenses in connection therewith, and for Pensions under the Blind Persons Act, 1920

869,000

130

8

For Capital for the Local Loans Fund and to make repayment to the British Government in respect of Local Loans outstanding

378,000

9

For the Salaries and other Expenses of Temporary Commissions, Committees and Special Inquiries

4,500

10

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of Public Works (1 & 2 Will. 4, c. 33, ss. 5 & 6; 5 & 6 Vict., c. 89, ss. 1 & 2; 9 & 10 Vict., c. 86, ss. 2, 7 & 9; 10 Vict. c. 32, s. 3; 33 & 34 Vict., c. 46, s. 42; 40 & 41 Vict., c. 27; 44 & 45 Vict., c. 49, s. 31; &c.)

41,000

2,100

11

For Expenditure in respect of Public Buildings; for the Maintenance of certain Parks and Public Works; for Execution and Maintenance of Drainage Works; and Sundry Grants-in-Aid

290,000

68,000

12

For the Salaries and Expenses of the State Laboratory

2,284

13

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Civil Service Commission (Civil Service Regulation Acts 1924 and 1926) and the Local Appointments Commission (Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926)

3,700

14

For Payments in respect of destruction of, or injuries to, Property within the period 21st January, 1919, to 12th May, 1923, inclusive, under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Acts, 1923 to 1926, and otherwise; and in respect of damage to, or loss of property and payments by way of indemnification or recoupment under the Indemnity Act, 1924; and for payment of grants awarded on the recommendation of the Property Losses (Ireland) Committee, 1916, as compensation for buildings destroyed in Dublin during Easter Week, 1916

326,500

15

For certain Payments of Compensation in respect of Personal Injuries or Death

1,700

16

For Superannuation, Compensation, Compassionate and Additional Allowances and Gratuities under sundry Statutes; Compensation under Article 10 of the Treaty of the 6th December, 1921; Compassionate Allowances, Gratuities and Supplementary Pensions awarded by the Minister for Finance; the Salary of the Medical Referee; and Sundry Repayments in respect of Pensions at present paid by the British Government

596,000

17

For Rates and Contributions in lieu of Rates, etc., in respect of Government Property

27,800

2,882

18

For Secret Services

3,300

19

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Tariff Commission (Tariff Commission Act, 1926)

550

20

For Expenses under the Representation of the People Act, 1918, the Electoral Act, 1923, and the Juries (Amendment) Act, 1924

9,000

21

For certain Miscellaneous Expenses, including certain Grants-in-Aid

3,477

22

For Stationery, Printing, Paper, Binding, and Printed Books for the Public Service; for the Salaries and expenses of the Stationery Office and for sundry Miscellaneous Services, including Reports of Oireachtas Debates

50,000

5,000

23

For the Salaries and Expenses of the General Valuation and Boundary Survey, under the Acts 15 & 16 Vict., c. 63; 17 Vict. c. 8; 17 Vict. c. 17; 20 & 21 Vict., c. 45; 22 & 23 Vict., c. 8; 23 Vict., c. 4; 27 & 28 Vict., c. 52; 37 & 38 Vict., c. 70; 61 & 62 Vict., c. 37; 19 of 1923 (Saorstát Eireann); and the Local Government (Application and Adaptation of Enactments) Order, 1925; including Estate Duty Valuation under the Finance (1909-10) Act, 1910

11,925

3,250

24

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Ordnance Survey and of Minor Services connected therewith

16,367

650

25

For the increase of the Agricultural Grant (Local Government (Rates on Agricultural Land) Act, 1925)

300,000

26

For the Expenses of Criminal Prosecutions and other Law Charges, including a Grant in relief of certain Expenses, payable by statute out of Local Rates.

28,000

400

27

For Expenses in connection with Haulbowline Dockyard

5,600

28

For Grants-in-Aid of the Expenses of University Institutions, including Grants under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, and the Land Act, 1923, and the University Education (Agriculture and Dairy Science) Act, 1926

76,500

30

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Quit Rent Office

1,392

31

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Justice

10,000

32

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Gárda Síochána (The Police Forces Amalgamation Act, 1925)

560,000

12,605

33

For the expenses of the General Prisons Board and of the Establishments under their control, the Registration of Habitual Criminals and the Maintenance of Criminal Lunatics confined in District Mental Hospitals (17 & 18 Vict., c. 76; 34 & 35 Vict., c. 112, s. 6; 40 & 41 Vict., c. 49; 47 & 48 Vict., c. 36; 61 & 62 Vict., c. 60; 1 Edw. 7, c. 17, s. 3; 8 Edw. 7, c. 59; and 4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 58)

43,500

500

34

For such of the Salaries and Expenses of the District Court as are not charged on the Central Fund or on the District Courts Clerks Fund (The Courts of Justice Act, 1924, Secs. 70 & 76. Court Officers Act, 1926, Sec. 49)

5,300

35

For such of the Salaries and Expenses of the Supreme Court and High Court of Saorstát Eireann as are not charged on the Central Fund; (Court Officers Act, 1926), and to defray the Salaries and Expenses of Circuit Court Appeals Commissioners

23,000

36

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Land Registry and of the Registry of Deeds

17,000

37

For the Salaries, Allowances and Expenses of Circuit Court Officers, certain Local Registering Authorities and Temporary Circuit Court Judges; and the Expenses of Revision

23,600

1,300

38

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Public Record Office and of the Keeper of State Papers, Dublin (30 & 31 Vict., c. 70; 38 & 39 Vict., c. 59; and 39 & 40 Vict., c. 58)

1,997

39

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Commissioners of Charitable Donations and Bequests (7 & 8 Vict. c. 97, ss. 7 & 8; 30 & 31 Vict., c. 54, s. 24; and 34 & 35 Vict., c. 102)

1,000

40

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health, including Grants and other Expenses in connection with Housing, Grants to Local Authorities and Sundry Grants-in-Aid, and the Expenses of the Office of the Inspector of Lunatic Asylums

162,250

4,000

41

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of the Registrar-General of Births, &c. (7 & 8 Vict., c. 81, s. 54; 26 Vict., c. II, s. 9; 26 & 27 Vict., c. 52, s. II, and c. 90, s. 20; 42 & 43 Vict., c. 70; and 43 & 44 Vict., c. 13)

4,588

2,600

42

For the Expenses of the Maintenance of Criminal Lunatics in the Dundrum Asylum

6,500

1,100

43

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Insurance Commission and for sundry Contributions and Grants in respect of the cost of Benefits and Expenses of Administration under the National Health Insurance Acts, 1911 to 1925 (including certain Grants-in-Aid)

114,907

44

For Charges connected with Hospitals and Infirmaries, including sundry Grants-in-Aid

15,000

45

For the Expenses of the Department of Education in respect of costs of Administration, Inspection, etc.

61,000

46

For the Expenses of Primary Education including Grants-in-Aid of the Teachers' Pension Fund

1,290,000

1,150

47

For Secondary Education, including the Teachers' Salaries Grant, Capitation Grant and Increments of Salary to Secondary School Teachers

90,000

9,000

48

For the Expenses connected with Technical Instruction

50,000

240

49

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Institutions of Science and Art in Dublin, and of the Geological Survey of Ireland, including sundry Grants-in-Aid administered by the Department of Education

13,500

60

50

For Expenses of Reformatory and Industrial Schools, including Places of Detention (Children Act, 1908)

38,000

1,400

51

For the Salaries and Expenses of the National Gallery of Ireland

1,494

52

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Agriculture and of certain Services administered by that Department including sundry Grants-in-Aid

156,000

21,000

53

For Salaries and Expenses in connection with Forestry

18,000

500

54

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Irish Land Commission (44 & 45 Vict., c. 49 s. 46 and c. 71, s. 4; 48 & 49 Vict., c. 73, ss. 17, 18 and 20; 53 & 54 Vict., c. 49 s. 2; 54 & 55 Vict., c. 48; 3 Edw. 7, c. 37; 7 Edw., 7, c. 38, and c. 56; 9 Edw. 7, c. 42; the Land Law (Commission) Act, 1923, the Land Act, 1923, and the Land Bond Act, 1925)

200,000

30,000

55

For Advances to Agricultural Credit Societies and for defraying Expenses incidental thereto

28,000

56

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Industry and Commerce

41,000

600

57

For Payments under the Railways Act, 1924, the Tramways and Public Companies (Ireland) Act, 1883, &c., and for other purposes connected with Irish Transport

28,000

4,500

58

For the Salaries and other Expenses of the Railway Tribunal constituted under the Railways Act, 1924

2,600

59

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Marine Service (Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894-1921, Crown Lands Acts, 1829-1866)

3,500

1,400

60

For Salaries and Expenses in connection with Unemployment Insurance and Employment Exchanges, including contributions to the Unemployment Fund

78,000

36,000

61

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Fisheries

17,000

10,000

62

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Posts and Telegraphs, including Telephones

810,000

21,360

63

For the Salaries and other Expenses in connection with Wireless Broadcasting

7,260

64

For the cost of the Army, including Army Reserve

725,000

20,000

65

For Wound Pensions, Allowances and Gratuities under the Army Pensions Act, 1923, and for sundry Contributions in respect of the Administration thereof, and for Pensions under the Military Service Pensions Act, 1924

72,000

66

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of External Affairs

14,906

67

For a Grant-in-Aid of the Expenses of the League of Nations, and for other Expenses in connection therewith

3,320

Total

8,081,717

266,377