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Salary and pension of Comptroller and Auditor GeneralN.I.

4 .F1—(1) There shall be paid to the holder of the office of Comptroller and Auditor General such salary, not exceeding the maximum salary for the time being payable to any person employed in the civil service of Northern Ireland, as may from time to time be determined by or in pursuance of a resolution of the Assembly; and a resolution under this paragraph may take effect from the date on which it is passed or from such other date as may be specified in the resolution.

Para. (2) rep. by 1998 c. 47

(3) The salary payable to a holder of the office of Comptroller and Auditor General shall be abated by the amount of any pension payable to him in respect of any public office in the United Kingdom or elsewhere to which he had previously been appointed or elected.

(4) The service of any person as Comptroller and Auditor General shall be treated for the purposes of the [1972 NI 10] Superannuation (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 as service in employment in the civil service of Northern Ireland[F2 unless he elects under Article 4A for it to be treated otherwise], but in computing the salary of a former holder of the office of Comptroller and Auditor General for the purposes of that Order—

(a)any abatement of that salary under paragraph (3);

(b)any temporary abatement of that salary in the national interest; and

(c)any voluntary surrender of that salary in whole or in part,

shall be disregarded.

(5) There shall be charged on and issued out of the Consolidated Fund—

(a)the salary of the Comptroller and Auditor General; and

(b)any pension, allowance or gratuity payable to or in respect of the Comptroller and Auditor General by virtue of paragraph (4).

Paras. (6)(7) rep. by 1998 c. 47

F1mod. (while 2000 c. 1 s. 1 is in force) by 2000 c. 1

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