The Department of Finance issues circulars and confidential circulars from time to time setting out practice for Departments on matters for which the Department of Finance has responsibility.
These circulars cover many subject areas for which the Department has responsibility, including various personnel and remuneration concerns, such as pay and allowances, leave, career breaks, confined competitions, etc..
The Personnel Code website, assembles relevant circulars, circular letters and letters to heads of Departments or Personnel Officers on personnel matters. It can be accessed at www.personnelcode.gov.ie
Circular 31/2008: Subsistence Allowances Abroad
Circular 12/09: Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER) Questions & Answers for the Civil Service
We have had a number of requests from Departments for clarification in relation to the payment of the balance of the 90% lump sum at normal preserved pension age under the Incentivised Scheme of Early Retirement.
|05 April 2005 Circular 10/2005: Public Service Pension Reform: Introduction of cost neutral early retirement|
|26 May 2008 Foreign Travel and Subsistence rates|
|13 May 2009 Q & A Incentivised Career Break Scheme for Civil Servants|
|09 March 2009 Circular 7 of 2009 Travel and Subsistence Rates|
|25 January 2010 Foreign Subsistence Rates January 2010|