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Proceedings of the Committee

Déardaoin, 30 Bealtaine, 1974.

Thursday, 30th May, 1974.

1. The Committee met at 11 a.m.

2. Members Present.

The following members were present:—

Deputies H. Gibbons, Governey, Griffin, MacSharry and Tunney.

3. Election of Temporary Chairman.

Motion made (Deputy Griffin):

“That Deputy H. Gibbons take the Chair.”

Question put and agreed to.

Deputy H. Gibbons took the Chair accordingly.

4. Consideration of Appropriation Accounts, 1971-72.

Consideration of Appropriation Accounts for the year 1971-72 was resumed. The following Accounts were disposed of:— Presidents Establishment, Houses of the Oireachtas, Department of the Taoiseach, Central Statistics Office, Office of the Minister for Finance, State Laboratory, Civil Service Commission, An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Superannuation and Retired Allowances, Secret Service, Agricultural Grants, Law Charges, Miscellaneous Expenses, Pension Increases and Allowances, Remuneration.

5. Witnesses Examined.

Mr. C. H. Murray (Secretary, Department of Finance) and the Comptroller and Auditor General were examined.

6. Adjournment.

The Committee adjourned at 12.45 p.m. until 11 a.m. on Thursday next.