Industrial Development (Enterprise Ireland) Act 1998

Amendment of functions of Forfás.

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45. (1) Section 6 of the Act of 1993 is hereby amended—

( a) by the substitution for paragraphs ( b) and ( c) of the following paragraphs:

“( b) to advise on the development and co-ordination of policy for Enterprise Ireland, IDA and such other bodies (established by or under statute) as the Minister may by order designate,

( c) to encourage the development of industry, science and technology, innovation, marketing and human resources in the State,”,

and

( b) in paragraph ( e), by the substitution for “Forbairt” of “ Enterprise Ireland”, and

( c) by the insertion after subsection (2) of the following subsection:

“(3) Every order made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order is passed by either such House within the next subsequent 21 days on which that House has sat after the order is laid before it, the order shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.”.

(2) This section shall come into operation on the establishment day.