Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Consultants and advisers.


40.—(1) The Authority may, from time to time, engage consultants or advisers that it considers necessary or expedient for the performance by it of its functions.

(2) Any fees payable by the Authority to a consultant or adviser engaged under this section shall be paid by it out of moneys at its disposal and it shall have regard to guidelines issued from time to time by the Minister or the Minister for Finance.

(3) The Authority shall comply with any directions with regard to consultants or advisers engaged under this section that the Minister may give to it with the consent of the Minister for Finance.


Modifications (not altering text):


Functions in relation to section transferred (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3 and sch. 1.

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

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.


Schedule 1 Enactments


No. 10 of 2005

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Sections 32, 33, 34(2), 35, 36, 38(3), 40, 45, 47, 48 and 70(3)