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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

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4(1)The Commission may employ staff, but subject to the approval of the Secretary of State as to—

(a)numbers,

(b)salary, and

(c)other terms of employment.

(2)The Commission may make arrangements for securing the provision to it of such assistance by persons employed in—

(a)the civil service of the United Kingdom,

(b)the civil service of Northern Ireland, or

(c)the Court Service,

as it considers appropriate for or in connection with the exercise of its functions.

(3)Employment as a member of staff of the Commission is among the kinds of employment to which a superannuation scheme under section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972 can apply; and, accordingly, in Schedule 1 to that Act (employments etc. to which section 1 can apply), at the appropriate place in the list of “Royal Commissions and other Commissions” insert—

Northern Ireland Law Commission.

(4)The Commission must pay to the Minister for the Civil Service, at such times as he may direct, such sums as he may determine in respect of any increase attributable to sub-paragraph (3) in the sums payable out of money provided by Parliament under the Superannuation Act 1972.

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