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Constabulary (Ireland) Act 1874

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4 Forfeiture of pension for misconduct. E+W+S+N.I.

Such pension shall be granted only upon the condition that it becomes forfeited, and may be withdrawn by the Lord Lieutenant in any of the following cases:

(1)On conviction of the grantee for any indictable offence;

(2)On his knowingly associating with suspected persons, thieves, or other offenders:

(3)On his refusing to give information and assistance to the police whenever in his power for the detection and apprehension of criminals, and for the suppression of any disturbance of the public peace:

(4)If it shall be discovered that the pension or retiring allowance of such person was granted upon statements or pretences which were to his knowledge false, or if he enter into or continue to carry on any business, occupation, or employment which shall be in the opinion of the Lord Lieutenant disgraceful or injurious to the public, or in which he shall make use of the fact of his former employment in the constabulary force in a manner which the Lord Lieutenant considers to be discreditable and improper.

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C1 “Such pension” means a pension granted to any head or other constable of the Royal Irish Constabulary appointed after 10.8.1866

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