Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996

Special leave and compensation, etc.

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18. (1) Any person appointed to the Bureau as a bureau officer or appointed under section 9 or seconded to the Bureau as a member of the staff of the Bureau from the civil service (within the meaning of the Civil Service Regulation Act, 1956) shall, on being so appointed or seconded, be granted special leave with pay from any office or employment exercised by the person at the time.

(2) The Bureau shall, out of the moneys at its disposal, reimburse any Minister of the Government, the Revenue Commissioners or other person paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas for the full cost of the expenditure incurred by such Minister of the Government, the Revenue Commissioners or other person paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, in respect of any person appointed or seconded to the Bureau for the full duration of that appointment.

(3) The provisions of the Garda Síochána (Compensation) Act, 1941, and the Garda Síochána (Compensation) (Amendment) Act, 1945, shall, with any necessary modifications, apply to—

( a) bureau officers and members of the staff of the Bureau, and

( b) the Chief State Solicitor and solicitors employed in the Office of the Chief State Solicitor, in respect of injuries maliciously inflicted on them because of anything done or to be done by any of them in a professional capacity for or on behalf of the Bureau,

as they apply to members of the Garda Síochána.