Private Security Services Act 2004

Strategic plans.

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9.—(1) The Authority shall, as soon as practicable after it is established and thereafter within 6 months before each third anniversary of its establishment, prepare and submit to the Minister, for approval by the Minister with or without amendment, a strategic plan for the ensuing 3-year period.

(2) A strategic plan shall—

( a) set out the key objectives, outputs and related strategies of the Authority, including its use of resources,

( b) comply with any directions issued from time to time by the Minister in relation to the form and manner of the plan's preparation, and

( c) have regard to the need to ensure the most beneficial and efficient use of the Authority's resources.

(3) The Minister shall, as soon as practicable after a strategic plan has been so approved, cause a copy of it to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.