13 1975

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Number 13 of 1975


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1975


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Issue of £10 out of the Central Fund for the year 1972-73.

2.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £1,093,673,020.

3.

Short title.

SCHEDULE


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 13 of 1975


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1975


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, 1973, AND TO APPROPRIATE TO THE PROPER SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES SUMS GRANTED BY THE CENTRAL FUND (PERMANENT PROVISIONS) ACT, 1965 , AND THIS ACT. [9th July, 1975]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Grant out of the Central Fund

Issue of £10 out of the Central Fund for the year 1972-73.

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, 1973, the sum of ten pounds.

Appropriation of Grants

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £1,093,673,020.

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 one thousand and ninety-three million, six hundred and seventy-three thousand and twenty pounds and comprising the sum of ten pounds for the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1973, the sum of ten pounds for the service of the period from the 1st day of April, 1974, to the 31st day of December, 1974, and the sum of one thousand and ninety-three million, six hundred and seventy-three thousand pounds for the service of the year ending on the 31st day of December, 1975, 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 ninety-nine million, seven hundred and twenty-five thousand, three hundred and twenty-eight pounds.

Short title.

3. —This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 1975.

SCHEDULE

Part I

EXCESS FOR YEAR 1972–73

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grant

Appropriations-in-Aid

£

£

Sum granted to make good an excess on the grant for Garda Síochána for the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1973

10

27,808

Part II

Supplementary sum granted to defray the charge for the Public Service herein particularly mentioned for the period from the first day of April, 1974, to the 31st day of December, 1974.

Sums not exceeding

Vote No.

Title

Supply Grant

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

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

10

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 year ending on the 31st day of December, 1975.

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

48,000

2

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

1,933,000

3

For the salaries and expenses of the Department of the Taoiseach

225,000

4

For the salaries and expenses of the Central Statistics Office

1,757,000

240,000

5

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

243,000

28,000

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

2,856,000

4,000

7

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

1,537,000

323,650

8

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

19,586,000

1,778,000

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

18,235,000

3,420,000

10

For the salaries and expenses of the State Laboratory

191,000

2,000

11

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

366,000

326,000

12

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

200,000

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.

7,160,000

1,463,000

14

For Secret Service

20,000

15

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

30,220,000

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

879,000

10,000

17

For certain Miscellaneous Expenses and for payment of a grant-in-aid

841,000

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

2,945,000

470,000

19

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

1,351,000

165,200

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

2,591,000

437,000

21

For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Ministers for Justice, and of certain other services administered by that Office, and of the Public Record Office, and of the Keeper of State Papers and for the puchase of historical documents, etc.

1,714,000

4,000

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

41,035,000

1,509,000

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

5,291,000

69,000

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

2,175,000

140,600

25

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

1,113,000

26

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

34,000

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

48,953,000

740,500

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

15,442,000

15,100

29

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

77,328,000

436,000

30

For Secondary Education

46,190,000

407,500

31

For Vocational Education, including a grant-in-aid

30,038,000

783,600

32

For expenses in connection with Residential Homes and Special Schools

1,108,000

2,100

33

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

21,127,000

64,000

34

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

176,000

1,500

35

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

8,297,000

813,500

36

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

9,661,000

2,500,000

37

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

6,000,000

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

76,927,000

17,854,706

39

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

4,240,000

28,000

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

7,989,000

79,000

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

57,166,000

1,546,020

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

34,849,000

3,002,560

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

84,256,000

42,790,020

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

48,946,000

898,000

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

10,337,000

100,841

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

4,217,000

30,000

47

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

1,180,000

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

177,264,000

6,688,730

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, miscellaneous grants, and certain grants-in-aid

177,436,000

10,526,300

Total of Part III                                   £

1,093,673,000

99,697,520

Total of Schedule                               £

1,093,673,020

99,725,328