Disability Act 2005

Sectoral plan of Minister for Social and Family Affairs.

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33.—(1) A sectoral plan prepared by the Minister for Social and Family Affairs (“the Minister”) shall contain information concerning—

( a) the criteria governing the eligibility of persons with disabilities for payments under the Social Welfare Acts and the amounts of such payments,

( b) the information, advice and advocacy services and sign language interpretation services provided or arranged to be provided to those persons by Comhairle,

( c) any other services provided by or on behalf of the Minister which the Minister considers appropriate, and

( d) such other matters (if any) as the Minister considers appropriate.

(2) A plan referred to in subsection (1) shall provide for appropriate co-operation by the Minister with the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment and the Minister for Health and Children (“the two Ministers”) in relation to the development and co-ordination of services provided by the two Ministers for persons with disabilities and related to the services referred to in subsection (1).