Further Education and Training Act 2013

30.

Strategy statement.

30.— (1) An tSeirbhís shall—

( a) not later than 6 months after the commencement of this section, prepare and submit to the Minister a strategy statement in respect of the period of 3 years immediately following the year in which the strategy statement is so submitted, and

( b) not later than 3 months before each third anniversary of the submission to the Minister in accordance with this subsection of the strategy statement for the time being in effect, prepare and submit to the Minister a strategy statement in respect of the period of 3 years immediately following the year in which the strategy statement is so submitted.

(2) The Minister shall, as soon as practicable after a strategy statement has been submitted to him or her under subsection (1), cause a copy of it to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(3) An tSeirbhís shall ensure that, as soon as practicable after copies of a strategy statement are laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas in accordance with subsection (2), the strategy statement is published on the internet.

(4) In this section “strategy statement” means a statement that—

( a) specifies the key objectives, outputs and related strategies, including use of resources, of An tSeirbhís, and

( b) is prepared in a form and manner that is in accordance with any directions issued from time to time by the Minister.