Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011

67.

Amendment of Act of 1988.

67.— The Act of 1988 is amended—

( a) in paragraph ( a) of subsection (1) of section 26, by the substitution of “may, with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and after consultation with the Minister,” for “, after consultation with the Minister, may”,

( b) in subsection (2) of section 26, by the insertion of “after consultation with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” after “Minister for Finance”,

( c) in subsection (1) of section 27, by the insertion of “, on the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform,” after “may”,

( d) in section 28, by—

(i) the deletion, in subsection (1), of “, 26 or 27”, and

(ii) the insertion of the following subsection:

“(1A) All money from time to time required by the Minister for Finance to meet sums which become payable by him under section 26 or 27 shall, on the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be advanced by him from the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof.”,

( e) in subsection (11) of section 44, by—

(i) the substitution of “Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” for “Minister for Finance”, and

(ii) the substitution of “shall, on the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be advanced by the Minister for Finance” for “shall be advanced”,

and

( f) in subsection (3) of section 49, by the substitution of “shall, with the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be advanced” for “shall be advanced”.