National Training Fund Act 2000

Payments from the Fund.

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7.—(1) Whenever and so often as the Minister considers that it is appropriate that payments be made from the Fund in respect of a scheme referred to in subsection (2), the Minister may make payments from the Fund for that purpose of such amounts as are determined by him or her with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

(2) The scheme referred to in subsection (1) is a scheme the purposes for which it is established are—

( a)  to raise the skills of those in employment, or

( b)  to provide training to those who wish to acquire skills for the purposes of taking up employment, or

( c)   to provide information in relation to existing, or likely future, requirements for skills in the economy.

F12 [ (2A) The Minister may, for any purpose specified in subsection (1) and with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, make payments to An tSeirbh í s, and any payments so made shall be expended by An tSeirbh í s for that purpose only. ]

(3) The consent of the Minister for Finance under subsection (1) may be given in relation to amounts to be paid from the Fund in particular periods or by reference to the particular scheme referred to in subsection (2) in respect of which payments from the Fund are to be made.

(4) An amount to be paid from the Fund in respect of a scheme shall be so paid to the person or, as the case may be, one or more of the persons administering the scheme.

(5) With respect to the performance generally by the Minister of his or her functions under this section, the Minister shall, from time to time, consult with such representatives of employees and such representatives of employers as he or she considers appropriate.

Annotations:

Amendments:

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Inserted (26.10.2013) by Further Education and Training Act 2013 (25/2013), s. 20(2), S.I. No. 400 of 2013.

Modifications (not altering text):

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Functions transferred and terms “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), regs. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, commenced as per reg. 1(2).

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2.— (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3.— The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

( a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

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are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5.— References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1 Enactments

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No. 41 of 2000

National Training Fund Act 2000

Sections 2(13) and (14), 7 and 10(2)

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