Army Pensions (Expenses and Allowances) Regulations, 1928.

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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS. 1928. No. 3.

ARMY PENSIONS (EXPENSES AND ALLOWANCES) REGULATIONS, 1928.

WHEREAS it is enacted by sub-section (1) of section 27 of the Army Pensions Act, 1927 (No. 12 of 1927) that the Minister for Defence may by order make regulations in regard to any matter or thing referred to in that Act as prescribed or as being or to be prescribed by regulations made under that Act, but where such regulations are referred to in that Act as being or to be made with the consent of the Minister for Finance the same shall not be made without such consent.

AND WHEREAS it is enacted by sub-section (2) of section 21 of the said Act that the amounts of the payments which may be made for travelling expenses and for subsistence allowance under sub-section (1) of the said section and the circumstances in which and conditions under which such payments may be made shall be prescribed by regulations made under the said Act with the consent of the Minister for Finance,

AND WHEREAS it is enacted by sub-section (6) of section 25 of the said Act that the Minister for Defence may, with the sanction of the Minister for Finance, and in accordance with regulations made under the said Act with the consent of the Minister for Finance, defray out of moneys to be provided by the Oireachtas the funeral expenses of the persons therein mentioned.

NOW, the Minister for Defence, with the consent of the Minister for Finance testified by his signature to these Regulations, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the Army Pensions Act, 1927 (No. 12 of 1927) and of every and any other power him in this behalf enabling doth by this order make the following Regulations, that is to say :—

1. These regulations may be cited as the Army Pensions (Expenses and Allowances) Regulations, 1927.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1923 (No. 46 of 1923) applies to the interpretation of these Regulations in like manner as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of the Oireachtas.

3. In these Regulations—

the expression " the Principal Act " means the Army Pensions Act, 1923 (No. 26 of 1923),

the expression " the Act of 1927 " means the Army Pensions Act, 1927 (No. 12 of 1927),

the expression " the Minister " means the Minister for Defence, and

the expression " the Board " means the Army Pensions Board.

4.—(1) The amounts of the payments for travelling expenses which may be made by the Minister out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas to applicants for pensions, allowances, or gratuities under the Principal Act as amended by the Act of 1927 or under the Act of 1927 when attending in the city or county of Dublin for medical examination by direction of the Board and to persons attending in the city or county of Dublin as witnesses before the Board pursuant to a summons by the...

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