Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004

F31 [ Interpretation of Part.

58A
58A

58A . (1) In this Part

condition includes, if the Minister so determines and makes (whether in respect of the whole of a period claimed to be sick leave or portion of such a period) provision in that behalf in the regulations concerned, a condition that a medical practitioner of a class specified in the regulations certify in writing that the public servant concerned is unable to attend to his or her duties due to illness or injury;

public service body means

( a ) the Civil Service,

( b ) that category of persons referred to in section 30 ( g ) of the Defence Act 1954 , namely civilians employed thereunder by the Minister for Defence,

( c ) the Garda S í och á na,

( d ) a local authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 ,

( e ) the Health Service Executive,

( f ) an education and training board,

( g ) to the extent not otherwise provided by this definition, any other body (other than a body referred to in Schedule 3 (inserted by the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) (Amendment) Act 2013)) established

(i) by or under an enactment (other than the Companies Acts), or

(ii) under the Companies Acts in pursuance of powers conferred by or under another enactment, and financed wholly or partly by means of money provided, or loans made or guaranteed, by a Minister of the Government or the issue of shares held by or on behalf of a Minister of the Government,

in respect of which a pre-existing public service pension scheme exists or applies or may be made, or in respect of which the Single Public Service Pension Scheme is applicable,

( h ) any other body (other than a body referred to in Schedule 3) that is wholly or partly funded directly or indirectly out of monies provided by the Oireachtas or from the Central Fund or the growing produce of that Fund and in respect of which a pre-existing public service pension scheme exists or applies or may be made, or in respect of which the Single Public Service Pension Scheme is applicable,

( i ) any subsidiary of, or company controlled (within the meaning given by section 10 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 ) by, a body to which paragraph ( d ), ( e ) or ( g ) relates and in respect of which a pre-existing public service pension scheme exists or applies or may be made;

public servant means

( a ) an employee or officer of, or the holder of a position in, a public service body,

( b ) to the extent not otherwise provided by this definition, a person holding a position the appointment to which is made by the Government,

( c ) an officer of the Houses of the Oireachtas,

( d ) the Ombudsman, or

( e ) the Comptroller and Auditor General;

relevant person means a public servant falling within a class of public servants specified in the regulations concerned;

sick leave means a case in which a public servant is unable to attend to his or her duties due to illness or injury. ]