Irish Constabulary Act 1847

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1847 c. 100
Anno Regni VICTORI, Britanniarum Regin,Decimo & Undecimo. An Act to regulate the Superannuation Allowances of the Constabulary Force inIreland and the Dublin Metropolitan Police.

(10 & 11 Vict.) C A P. C.

[22d July 1847]

'WHEREAS an Act was passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty KingWilliam the Fourth, intituled Ireland, and it is expedient that certain of the Provisions of the same, as herein-after mentioned, should be repealed, and that other Provisions should be made relating thereto:' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons,in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That so much of the said recited Act as provides for a Deduction to be made from the Pay and Salary of the several Persons appointed under the said Act, and for the Formation of the Police Superannuation Fund therein mentioned, or any Deficiency of the same, and so much of the said recited Act as empowers the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors ofIreland to superannuate any Magistrate, Superintendent, Inspector General, Deputy Inspector, County Inspector, Sub-Inspector, Chief or other Constable, or Sub-Constable, or as relates to any yearly Allowance, Remuneration, Superannuation, or Gratuity to be received by any Person so superannuated, and so much of the said recited Act as relates to the Conditions or portions of any such Allowance, Remuneration, or Superannuation, or any Allowance in case of Wounds, shall from and after the passing of this Act be and the same is hereby repealed, save and except as to the Mode of calculating Periods of Service, and save and except as to any Allowance, RemunEration, Superannuation, or Gratuity heretofore granted or ordered, or any Act, Matter, or Thing heretofore done, under any of the Provisions aforesaid; every which Act, Matter, or Thing shall be and remain valid and effectual to all Intents and Purposes as if this Act had not passed.

S-II Regulations for establishing a Constabulary Superannuation Fund.

II Regulations for establishing a Constabulary Superannuation Fund.

II. And be it enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act there shall be deducted from the Pay and Salary of the several Magistrates heretofore appointed, and of the Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General, Assistant Inspector General, the several County Inspectors, Sub-Inspectors, Officers, Head Constables, Constables, or Sub-Constables, heretofore appointed or hereafter to be appointed under the recited Act or any Act amending the same, except the Receiver and Paymasters, the Sum of Two Poundsper Centum per Annum , and so rateably, from any Pay or Salary of whatever Amount; and the Sums so deducted shall be applied from Time to Time as Occasion may require for the Payment of such Superannuation or retiring Allowances or Gratuities as may be or may have been at any Time from the passing of the said first-recited Act ordered or appointed from Time to Time by the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland , or by the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, under the Powers given to him or them respectively under the said first-recited Act, or any Act amending the same, or this Act; and in case the Sums so deducted shall amount to a larger Sum than may be required to pay the Amount at any Time due or payable on such Superannuations, Pensions, and Gratuities, the Excess shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland , at such Time and in such Manner as the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury may direct.

S-III Lord Lieutenant empowered to superannuate Constables according to Scale of Superannuation herein mentioned.

III Lord Lieutenant empowered to superannuate Constables according to Scale of Superannuation herein mentioned.

III. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors ofIreland , in his or their Discretion, upon the Petition of any such Head or other Constable or Sub-Constable as aforesaid, to order and direct that any such Head or other Constable or Sub-Constable shall and may be superannuated, and shall and may receive such yearly Allowance, Superannuation, Pension, or Gratuity out of such Police Superannuation Fund, not exceeding the Proportion of their respective Pay or Salary stated in the Scale herein-after mentioned: Provided nevertheless, that in each such Case, unless the Age of the respective Party shall exceed Sixty Years, such Person or Persons as may be from Time to Time appointed by the said Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors for the Medical Inspection of the Persons belonging to the Constabulary Force shall certify that such Party is unable, from mental or bodily Infirmity, to perform his Duty, and provided that in each and every...

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