RDF ALLOWANCE HIGH COURT UPDATE.

By Deputy General Secretary

Information Circular No 13/2011

RDF ALLOWANCE HIGH COURT UPDATE.

The following is the position in relation to the RDF Allowance as of Friday 25th February 2011.

The decision to discontinue the payment of RDF allowance and replace it with a subsistence based allowance have been suspended after discussions between PDFORRA and the Department of Defence, and an undertaking was given to the high court by the Department of Defence in that respect.

However as of the 3rd March 2011 the allowance will be subject to Tax/PRSI/USC pending further discussions between PDFORRA and the Department of Defence.

 A more detailed brief will be given to all members in the coming week.  

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