International Protection Act 2015

75.

Chief international protection officer

75.      (1) The Minister shall appoint a person, being an international protection officer, to perform the functions conferred on the chief international protection officer by or under this Act.

(2) The Minister may revoke an appointment under this section.

(3) The functions of the chief international protection officer under this Act shall include the management of the allocation to international protection officers, for examination under this Act, of applications for international protection.

(4) The chief international protection officer shall be independent in the performance of his or her functions.

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Reference construed (6.03.2018) by European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 62 of 2018), regs. 17(2), 18 (2).

Provisions in relation to chief international protection officer

17. (1) The chief international protection officer shall be independent in the exercise of his or her functions under these Regulations.

(2) A reference in section 75(3) of the Act of 2015 to the functions of the chief international protection officer (including a reference to the functions of the chief international protection officer conferred by that Act) shall be deemed to include a reference to the functions conferred on the chief international protection officer by these Regulations.

Provisions in relation to international protection officers

18. (1) An international protection officer shall be independent in the performance of his or her functions under these Regulations.

(2) A reference in the Act of 2015 to the functions of an international protection officer conferred on him or her by that Act shall be deemed to include a reference to the functions conferred on an international protection officer by these Regulations.