Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

35D

F20 [ Membership of either House of Oireachtas, etc.

35D. (1) Where a person who is an employee of the Board is nominated as a member of Seanad É ireann or for election to either House of the Oireachtas or the European Parliament, or is regarded pursuant to Part XIII of the Second Schedule to the European Parliament Elections Act, 1997 , as having been elected to that Parliament to fill a vacancy, or becomes a member of a local authority, he or she shall stand seconded from employment by the Board and shall not be paid by, or be entitled to receive from, the Board any remuneration or allowances

( a ) in case he or she is nominated as a member of Seanad É ireann in respect of the period commencing on his or her acceptance of the nomination and ending when he or she ceases to be a member of that House,

( b ) in case he or she is nominated for election to either such House or to the European Parliament or is regarded as having been elected to the European Parliament in respect of the period commencing on his or her nomination or appointment and ending when he or she ceases to be a member of that House or Parliament or fails to be elected or withdraws his or her candidature, as may be appropriate, or

( c ) in case he or she becomes a member of a local authority in respect of the period commencing on his or her becoming a member of the local authority and ending when he or she ceases to be a member of that authority.

(2) A person who is for the time being entitled under the Standing Orders of either House of the Oireachtas to sit therein or is a member of the European Parliament is, while he or she is so entitled or is such a member, disqualified from being an employee of the Board.

(3) A person who is for the time being a member of a local authority is, while holding office as such member, disqualified from becoming an employee of the Board. ]

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F20

Inserted (27.11.2001) by Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2001 (40/2001), s. 5, commenced on enactment.