Industrial Development Act 1986

Directives to the Authority.

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13. (1) The Minister may give the Authority such general policy directives as he considers appropriate having regard to the provisions of this Act.

(2) A directive under subsection (1) shall not apply to any individual industrial undertaking or to giving preference to one area over others in regard to the location of an industrial undertaking otherwise than as part of a general review of industrial policy for the country as a whole indicated in the directive.

(3) The Minister shall cause any directive given by him under subsection (1) to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas within twenty-one days after it has been so given.

(4) The Authority shall comply with any directive given to it under this section and shall set out the directive in its annual report and shall include in its annual report an account of the actions which it has undertaken to give effect to the directive.

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