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Number 31 of 1972


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1972


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £630,881,960.

2.

Short title.


Acts Referred to

Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act, 1965

1965, No. 26

Public Accounts and Charges Act, 1891

1891, c. 24

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Number 31 of 1972


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1972


AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE TO THE PROPER SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES SUMS GRANTED BY THE CENTRAL FUND (PERMANENT PROVISIONS) ACT, 1965 . [26th December, 1972]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £630,881,960.

1. —(1) The sums granted by the Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act, 1965 , out of the Central Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of six hundred and thirty million, eight hundred and eighty-one thousand, nine hundred and sixty pounds and comprising the sum of forty-three million, three hundred and sixty-nine thousand, nine hundred and fifty pounds for the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1972, and the sum of five hundred and eighty-seven million, five hundred and twelve thousand and ten pounds for the service of the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1973, are appropriated for the services and purposes expressed in the Schedule annexed hereto.

(2) In addition to the grants out of the Central Fund referred to in the foregoing subsection of this section, 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 the services and purposes specified in the Schedule annexed hereto, the sums respectively set forth in the last column of the said Schedule amounting, as appears thereby, in the aggregate to the sum of forty-five million, five hundred and thirty thousand, seven hundred and seventy-nine pounds.

Short title.

2. —This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 1972.

SCHEDULE

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, 1972.

Sums not exceeding

Vote No.

Title

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

2

For the salaries and expenses of the Houses of the Oireachtas, including certain grants-in-aid

64,000

3

For the salaries and expenses of the Department of the Taoiseach

49,600

8

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of Public Works; for expenditure in respect of public buildings; for the maintenance of certain parks and public works; for the execution and maintenance of drainage and other engineering works; and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

100,000

100,000

10

For the salaries and expenses of the Civil Service Commission and of the Local Appointments Commission

45,000

26,000*

15

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Attorney General, etc., and for the expenses of criminal prosecutions and other law charges

79,000

3,000*

18

For the salaries and expenses of the Valuation Office, the Ordnance Survey and certain minor services

112,500

9,500

19

For rates and contributions in lieu of rates, etc., in respect of Government property, and for contributions towards rates on premises occupied by Representatives of External Governments

445,000

82,650

26

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government, including grants to Local Authorities, grants and other expenses in connection with housing, and miscellaneous schemes and grants including a grant-in-aid

1,763,000

15,000

27

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Education (including Institutions of Science and Art), for certain miscellaneous educational and cultural services and for payment of sundry grants-in-aid

370,810

28

For Primary Education, including National School Teachers' Superannuation, etc.

1,159,000

30

For Vocational Education, including a grant-in-aid

650,000

32

For grants-in-aid to Universities and Colleges and to the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

1,058,000

36

Le haghaidh tuarastail agus costais Roinn na Gaeltachta, maille le deontais le haghaidh tithe agus ildeontais-i-gcabhair

10

37

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain subsidies and sundry grants-in-aid

7,368,000

1,050,000

38

For salaries and expenses in connection with Sea and Inland Fisheries, including sundry grants-in-aid

10

40

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Industry and Commerce, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of sundry grants-in-aid

5,019,000

41

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Transport and Power, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of sundry grants-in-aid

214,000

42

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and of certain other services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

2,608,000

530,000

43

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Defence, including certain services administered by that Office; for the pay and expenses of the Defence Forces; and for payment of a grant-in-aid

3,254,010

311,000*

44

For retired pay, pensions, compensation, allowances and gratuities payable under sundry statutes to or in respect of members of the Defence Forces and certain other Military Organisations, etc., and for sundry contributions and expenses in connection therewith; for certain extra-statutory children's allowances and for sundry grants

381,000

17,000

45

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and of certain services administered by that Office, including certain grants-in-aid

146,000

46

For contributions to the Council of Europe, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the United Nations, Intergovernmental Legal Bodies and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; and for other expenses in connection therewith

68,000

47

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Social Welfare, for certain services administered by that Office, for payments to the Social Insurance Fund, and for sundry grants

9,988,000

219,270

48

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Health (including Oifig an Ard-Chláraitheora), and certain services administered by that Office, including grants to Local Authorities, miscellaneous grants and certain grants-in-aid

7,390,010

51

For Remuneration

1,038,000

Total of Part I   £

43,369,950

1,683,420

*Deflicit

Part II

Schedule of 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, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1973.

Sums not exceeding

Vote No.

Title

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

1

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Secretary to the President, and for certain other expenses of the President's Establishment, including a grant-in-aid

26,000

2

For the salaries and expenses of the Houses of the Oireachtas, including certain grants-in-aid

1,080,000

3

For the salaries and expenses of the Department of the Taoiseach

175,000

4

For the salaries and expenses of the Central Statistics Office

880,000

3,000

5

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

116,000

22,500

6

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Finance, including the Paymaster-General's Office, and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

3,362,000

17,000

7

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, including certain other services administered by that Office

9,330,000

290,000

8

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of Public Works; for expenditure in respect of public buildings; for the maintenance of certain parks and public works; for the execution and maintenance of drainage and other engineering works; and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

12,851,000

2,000,417

9

For the salaries and expenses of the State Laboratory

93,000

  1,800

10

For the salaries and expenses of the Civil Service Commission and of the Local Appointments Commission

125,000

221,000

11

For a grant (grant-in-aid) to An Chomhairle Ealaíon

80,000

12

For pensions, superannuation, compensation (including workmen's compensation), and additional and other allowances and gratuities under the Superannuation Acts, 1834 to 1963, and sundry other statutes; extra-statutory pensions, allowances and gratuities awarded by the Minister for Finance; fees to medical referees and occasional fees to doctors; compensation and other payments in respect of personal injuries; etc.

3,504,000

754,000

13

For Secret Service

15,000

14

For grants to Local Authorities in relief of rates on agricultural land

28,280,000

15

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Attorney General, etc., and for the expenses of criminal prosecutions and other law charges

457,000

6,000

16

For certain Miscellaneous Expenses, including certain grants-in-aid

468,000

17

For the salaries and expenses of the Stationery Office; for printing and binding, paper, publications, office machinery and other office supplies for Public Services; and for sundry miscellaneous purposes

1,489,000

287,000

18

For the salaries and expenses of the Valuation Office, the Ordnance Survey and certain minor services

659,000

73,500

19

For rates and contributions in lieu of rates, etc., in respect of Government property, and for contributions towards rates on premises occupied by Representatives of External Governments

1,736,000

287,000

20

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Justice, and of certain other services administered by that Office, including a grant-in-aid; and of the Public Record Office, and of the Keeper of State Papers and for the purchase of historical documents, etc.

553,000

1,775

21

For the salaries and expenses of the Garda Síochána, including pensions, etc.; for payments of compensation and other expenses arising out of service in the Local Security Force; for the payment of certain witnesses' expenses; and for payment of a grant-in-aid

20,812,000

1,005,400

22

For the expenses of prisons; St. Patrick's; Shanganagh; and the maintenance of prisoners confined in District Mental Hospitals

1,823,000

57,500

23

For such of the salaries and expenses of the Supreme Court, the High Court, the Circuit Court and the District Court as are not charged on the Central Fund

1,118,000

85,850

24

For the salaries and expenses of the Land Registry and of the Registry of Deeds

579,000

25

For the salaries and expenses of the Charitable Donations and Bequests Office

22,000

     83

26

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government, including grants to Local Authorities, grants and other expenses in connection with housing, and miscellaneous schemes and grants including a grant-in-aid

15,575,000

519,850

27

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Education (including Institutions of Science and Art), for certain miscellaneous educational and cultural services and for payment of sundry grants-in-aid

9,065,000

 15,350

28

For Primary Education, including National School Teachers' Superannuation, etc.

34,235,000

271,800

29

For Secondary Education

27,072,000

202,200

30

For Vocational Education, including a grant-in-aid

14,030,000

52,000

31

For expenses in connection with Reformatory and Industrial Schools, including Places of Detention

1,026,000

  2,000

32

For grants-in-aid of Universities and Colleges, other Institutions of Higher Education and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

11,280,000

33

For the salaries and expenses of the National Gallery, including certain grants-in-aid

98,000

  1,100

34

For the salaries and expenses of the Offices of the Minister for Lands and of the Irish Land Commission

4,447,000

361,500

35

For salaries and expenses in connection with Forestry, and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

7,499,000

1,270,000

36

Le haghaidh tuarastail agus costais Roinn na Gaeltachta, maille le deontais le haghaidh tithe agus ildeontais-i-gcabhair

3,013,000

      500

37

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain subsidies and sundry grants-in-aid

76,608,000

4,867,858

38

For salaries and expenses in connection with Sea and Inland Fisheries, including sundry grants-in-aid

3,339,000

20,800

39

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Labour, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

5,100,000

651,000

40

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Industry and Commerce, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of sundry grants-in-aid

35,810,010

400,000

41

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Transport and Power, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of sundry grants-in-aid

21,648,000

3,746,000

42

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and of certain other services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

46,397,000

17,749,000

43

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Defence, including certain services administered by that Office; for the pay and expenses of the Defence Forces; and for payment of a grant-in-aid

26,318,000

656,000

44

For retired pay, pensions, compensation, allowances and gratuities payable under sundry statutes to or in respect of members of the Defence Forces and certain other Military Organisations, etc., and for sundry contributions and expenses in connection therewith; for certain extra-statutory children's allowances and for sundry grants

5,453,000

50,156

45

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and of certain services administered by that Office, including certain grants-in-aid

1,979,000

16,000

46

For contributions to the Council of Europe, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the United Nations, Intergovernmental Legal Bodies and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; and for other expenses in connection therewith

422,000

       100

47

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Social Welfare, for certain services administered by that Office, for payments to the Social Insurance Fund, and for sundry grants

87,067,000

2,845,920

48

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Health (including Oifig an Ard-Chláraitheora), and certain services administered by that Office, including grants to Health Boards, miscellaneous grants and certain grants-in-aid

58,028,000

5,034,400

49

For payment of increases in certain pensions, allowances and retired pay in respect of public service

2,370,000

Total of Part II £

587,512,010

43,847,359

Total of Schedule £

630,881,960

45,530,779