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(MEMBERS' SALARIES) DETERMINATION 1999
NORTHERN IRELAND ACT 1998
The Northern Ireland Assembly (Members' Salaries) Determination 1999
1. (1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply to this determination as it applies to an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
(2) In this determination, "year" means a period of 12 months starting on 1st April.
(3) In this determination, other expressions which are also used in the Northern Ireland Act 1998 shall have the same meaning as in that Act.
Salaries2. (1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) to (5), these shall be payable to any Member of the Assembly referred to in column (1) of the Schedule the annual salary specified in Column (2) opposite that reference.
(2) Where a Member of the Assembly would, but for this sub-paragraph, be entitled to receive more than one salary by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) only the higher, or the highest, of those salaries, as the case may be, shall be payable to him.
(3) For any period during which a Member of the Assembly receives a salary as Member of either House of Parliament or of the European Parliament, any salary payable to the Member by virtue of paragraph 2 of the Schedule shall be reduced in accordance with sub-paragraph (4).
(4) Where, in relation to any year, the Member of the Assembly concerned received a salary as a Member of either House of Parliament -
(a) in respect of the whole of that year, the reduction referred to in sub-paragraph (3) shall be £25,357; and
(b) in respect of a period less than that year, the reduction referred to in sub-paragraph (3) shall be the same proportion to £25,357 as that period bears to the year.
(5) The amount of salary which a Member of the Assembly receives by virtue of this Article shall be reduced by the amount of any salary which that Member is paid by the Secretary of State for any period after his Membership of the Assembly begins.
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