Twenty-Ninth Amendment Of The Constitution (Judges’ Remuneration) Act 2011

The Twenty-Ninth Amendment Of The Constitution (Judges’ Remuneration) Act 2011 enables the Houses of the Oireachtas apply to the judiciary the same pension levy and salary reductions that have applied to related pay scales across the public service. The wording for the required constitutional amendment was developed by Minister Alan Shatter in consultation with the Attorney General and approved by the Government on 26th July. The 29th Amendment of the Constitution (Judges’ Remuneration) Bill 2011 was published on 4th August.   The referendum was passed on 27th October 2011.  The Bill progressed through the Houses of the Oireachtas and was signed into law by President Michael D Higgins on 17th November 2011.

Posted in: Department of Justice & Equality, Legislation
FacebookFollow Alan on Facebook