Official Languages Act 2003

F42[Functions of Placenames Committee

31C

31C. ...]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F42

Inserted by Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021 (49/2021), s. 13, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C47

Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021 (49/2021), s. 13, not commenced as of date of revision.

F42[31C. (1) The Placenames Committee shall—

(a) provide advice to the Minister regarding the making of placenames orders under section 32,

(b) carry out, or commission, research in relation to placenames,

(c) provide, on request, such information to the public and to public bodies regarding placenames as the Placenames Committee considers appropriate, and

(d) have such other functions as the Minister may, from time to time, prescribe.

(2) In carrying out its functions under subsection (1), the Placenames Committee shall, to such extent as it considers necessary for that purpose, take into account and provide to the Minister any work or advice completed by the body known as An Coimisiún Logainmneacha, established by warrant of the Minister for Finance dated the 24th day of October 1946, and the non-statutory committee (known as the Placenames Committee) in existence before the commencement of section 13 of the Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021.]