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Number 35 of 1974


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1974


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Issue of £7,664 out of the Central Fund for the year 1971-72.

2.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £738,706,804.

3.

Short title.

SCHEDULE

Part I

EXCESS FOR YEAR 1971-72

Part II

Part III

Private Act


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 35 of 1974


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1974


AN ACT TO APPLY A CERTAIN SUM OUT OF THE CENTRAL FUND TO THE SERVICE OF THE YEAR ENDED ON THE 31st DAY OF MARCH, 1972, AND TO APPROPRIATE TO THE PROPER SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES SUMS GRANTED BY THE CENTRAL FUND (PERMANENT PROVISIONS) ACT, 1965 , AND THIS ACT. [28th December, 1974]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Grant out of the Central Fund

Issue of £7,664 out of the Central Fund for the year 1971-72.

1. —The Minister for Finance may issue out of the Central Fund and apply towards making good the supply granted for the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1972, the sum of seven thousand, six hundred and sixty-four pounds.

Appropriation of Grants

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £738,706,804.

2. —(1) The sums granted by the Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act, 1965 , and this Act out of the Central Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of seven hundred and thirty-eight million, seven hundred and six thousand, eight hundred and four pounds and comprising the sum of seven thousand, six hundred and sixty-four pounds for the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1972, the sum of twenty-seven million, four hundred and twenty-three thousand, five hundred and ninety pounds for the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1974, and the sum of seven hundred and eleven million, two hundred and seventy-five thousand five hundred and fifty pounds for the service of the period from the 1st day of April, 1974, to the 31st day of December, 1974, 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 seventy-eight million, nine hundred and seventy-four thousand, two hundred and five pounds.

Short title.

3. —This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 1974.

SCHEDULE

Part I

EXCESS FOR YEAR 1971-72

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grant

Appropriations-in-Aid

£

£

Sum granted to make good an excess on the grant for Land Registry and Registry of Deeds for the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1972

7,664

Part II

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, 1974.

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

5,000

2

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

105,000

3

For the salaries and expenses of the Department of the Taoiseach

10

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

10

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; for expenditure arising from damage to the property of External Governments; and for payment of certain grants-in-aid

755,000

345,000

10

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

20,000

1,000

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

77,000

16

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

75,000

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

10

32,990

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.

65,000

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

4,332,000

22

For expenses in connection with prisons, including centres of detention for juveniles; for the maintenance of prisoners confined in District Mental Hospitals; and for welfare services

10

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

32,000

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

129,000

28

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

1,502,000

90,000

31

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

45,000

32

For grants-in-aid of An tÚdarás um Ard-Oideachas, certain Higher Education Institutions and Services and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

2,106,000

33

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

6,500

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

7,547,000

3,296,000

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

10

100,000

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

10

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

1,700,000

5,810,000

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

50,000

35,000

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

254,000

2,000

46

For contributions to the Council of Europe, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, the United Nations, Intergovernmental Legal Bodies, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Development Aid (including a grant-in-aid) and the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe; and for other expenses in connection therewith

367,000

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

7,891,010

49

To recoup the Receiver of Galway Textile Printers Limited in respect of trading losses of the Company

360,000

50

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for the Public Service

10

Total of Part II

27,423,590

9,711,990

Part III

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 period from the 1st day of April, 1974, to the 31st day of December, 1974.

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

32,000

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

1,172,000

3

For the salaries and expenses of the Department of the Taoiseach

157,000

4

For the salaries and expenses of the Central Statistics Office

818,000

40,000

5

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

128,000

24,700

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

2,203,000

2,000

7

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for the Public Service and for payment of a grant-in-aid

958,000

87,500

8

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

10,928,000

506,000

9

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; for expenditure arising from damage to the property of External Governments; and for payment of a grant-in-aid

18,041,000

2,300,000

10

For the salaries and expenses of the State Laboratory

115,000

1,150

11

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

185,000

246,000

12

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

113,000

13

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 the Public Service; fees to medical referees and occasional fees to doctors; compensation and other payments in respect of personal injuries; etc.

4,168,000

827,000

14

For Secret Service

14,000

15

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

23,287,000

16

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

549,000

4,140

17

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

609,500

18

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

1,887,010

308,000

19

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

744,000

78,700

20

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

1,691,000

256,000

21

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.

836,000

775

22

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

29,057,000

1,100,350

23

For expenses in connection with prisons, including centres of detention for juveniles; for the maintenance of prisoners confined in District Mental Hospitals; and for welfare services

3,514,000

40,000

24

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

1,198,000

75,000

25

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

618,000

26

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

20,000

83

27

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

37,970,010

495,500

28

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

9,800,010

41,100

29

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

38,859,000

309,500

30

For Secondary Education

29,020,000

332,610

31

For Vocational Education, including a grant-in-aid

16,166,000

707,900

32

For expenses in connection with Residential Homes and Special Schools

632,000

1,000

33

For grants-in-aid of An tÚdarás um Ard-Oideachas, certain Higher Education Institutions and Services and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

15,618,000

12,000

34

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

101,000

1,000

35

For the salaries and expenses of the Offices of the Minister for Lands and of the Irish Land Commission, including a grant-in-aid

5,357,000

460,530

36

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

6,010,000

1,650,000

37

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

3,900,000

10

38

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

52,675,000

18,559,757

39

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

3,355,000

10,800

40

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

4,575,000

27,600

41

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

27,989,010

1,070,110

42

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

25,629,000

1,539,960

43

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

50,219,000

27,816,010

44

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 certain grants-in-aid

30,304,000

560,000

45

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

6,420,000

74,530

46

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

2,501,000

20,000

47

For contributions to International Organisations and for Official Development Assistance, including a grant-in-aid

980,010

48

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

121,475,000

4,160,000

49

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 and miscellaneous grants, and for payment of a grant-in-aid..

101,378,000

5,514,900

50

For certain Remuneration

16,550,000

51

For payment of increases in pensions, allowances and retired pay in respect of public service and for certain improvements in relation to the award of superannuation allowances, compensation allowances, pensions, additional allowances and gratuities

750,000

Total of Part III                                               £

711,275,550

69,262,215

Total of Schedule                                            £

738,706,804

78,974,205