National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act 2014

33.

Additional functions of Agency

33. (1) The Agency shall perform the functions delegated to it under section 34(1).

(2) The Agency shall manage delegated claims for costs in such manner as to ensure that—

(a) in the case of such claims that are claims for costs against State authorities, the liability of the State authorities in relation thereto, and

(b) in the case of every such claim, the expenses of the Agency in relation to such management, are contained at the lowest achievable level.

(3) The Agency shall advise and assist a State authority whenever it considers it appropriate to do so or is requested by such an authority to do so in relation to the measures to be taken to minimise claims for costs against the State.

(4) The Agency shall be known as the State Claims Agency when performing the functions conferred on, or delegated to, it by or under section 34.