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Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006

Section 4: Remuneration of members of the Northern Ireland Assembly

31.This section authorises the payment of salaries and allowances to former Members of the Assembly after it is dissolved in January 2007 and before the March 2007 election and the payment of salaries and allowances to members elected in March 2007.

32.Specifically, subsection (2) enables provisions to be made for former Members to receive salaries and allowances up to the last nomination day for the March 2007 election, and, if nominated, up to the end of the day of the poll for that election.

33.Also, subsections (3) and (4) ensure that members of the Assembly who are elected in March 2007 can receive their salaries from the date (following the election) on which they take their seats in the Transitional Assembly.

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