Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003


Number 30 of 2003


INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND) ACT 2003

REVISED

Updated to 15 September 2021


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003 . It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (32/2021), enacted 23 July 2021, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Appointment of Special Adviser (Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 479 of 2021), made 15 September 2021, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 30 of 2003


INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND) ACT 2003

REVISED

Updated to 15 September 2021


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Industrial Development Acts 1986 to 2019 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Industrial Development (Amendment) Act 2019 (46/2019), s. 6(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Industrial Development Act 1986 (9/1986)

Industrial Development (Amendment) Act 1991 (30/1993), in so far as it relates to the Industrial Development Act 1986

Industrial Development Act 1993 (19/1993)

Industrial Development Act 1995 (28/1995), so far as it relates to the Industrial Development Acts 1986 to 1993

Industrial Development (Enterprise Ireland) Act 1998 (34/1998), other than Part III in so far as it relates to the Legal Metrology Service, s. 35 and Part VIII

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003 (30/2003)

Industrial Development Act 2006 (34/2006)

Industrial Development Act 2009 (11/2009)

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) (Amendment) Act 2013 (36/2013), other than ss. 7 and 10

County Enterprise Boards (Dissolution) Act 2014 (4/2014)

Industrial Development (Forfás Dissolution) Act 2014 (13/2014), other than Part 7

Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Act 2019 (8/2019), Part 3 (Repealed)

Industrial Development (Amendment) Act 2019 (46/2019), other than s. 4

Shannon Free Airport Development Company Limited Acts 1959 to 2003 : this Act, s. 34 is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one (s. 1(3)). The Acts and provisions in this group are repealed or rendered obsolete by repeal of the provisions they amend.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1972, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Industrial Development (Forfás Dissolution) Act 2014 (13/2014)

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) (Amendment) Act 2013 (36/2013)

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010)

All Acts up to and including Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (32/2021), enacted 23 July 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Science Foundation Ireland (Members of Board) (Transfer of Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 587 of 2020)

Research Policy and Programmes (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 586 of 2020)

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) (Strategic Areas of Opportunity) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 476 of 2013)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003 (Strategic Areas of Scientific Endeavour) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 134 of 2008)

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 325 of 2003)

Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003 (Establishment Day) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 326 of 2003)

All statutory instruments up to and including Appointment of Special Adviser (Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) Order 2021 (S.I. No. 479 of 2021), made 15 September 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 30 of 2003


INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND) ACT 2003

REVISED

Updated to 15 September 2021


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citation and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment day.

4.

Expenses.

5.

Regulations.

PART 2

Science Foundation Ireland

6.

Establishment of Foundation.

7.

Functions of Foundation.

7A.

Disbursement of certain funds.

7B.

International cooperation.

8.

Board of Foundation.

9.

Membership of Board.

10.

Chairperson of Board.

11.

Meetings of Board.

12.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas, European Parliament or local authority.

13.

Director General.

14.

Attendance by Director General at Dáil Éireann committee.

15.

Committees.

16.

Disclosure of interests.

17.

Disclosure of information.

18.

Seal of Foundation.

19.

Staff of Foundation. (Repealed)

20.

Secondment of staff of Forfás. (Repealed)

21.

Superannuation. (Repealed)

22.

Consultants and advisers.

23.

Strategic plans and work programmes.

24.

Annual reports and accounts.

25.

Information to Minister and Forfás.

26.

Premises of Foundation.

27.

Transfer of rights and liabilities to Foundation.

PART 3

Amendment of Industrial Development Acts 1986 to 1998 and Shannon Free Airport Development Company Acts 1959 to 1998

28.

Amendment of section 21 of Act of 1986.

29.

Amendment of section 25 of Act of 1986.

30.

Amendment of section 28 of Act of 1986.

31.

Amendment of section 29 of Act of 1986.

32.

Amendment of section 31 of Act of 1986.

33.

Amendment of section 34 of Act of 1986.

34.

Amendment of Shannon Free Airport Development Company (Amendment) Act 1986.

35.

Amendment of Act of 1993.

36.

Amendment of section 10 of Act of 1995.

37.

Amendment of Act of 1998.


Acts Referred to

Companies Acts 1963 to 2001

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act 1993

1993, No. 8

European Parliament Elections Act 1997

1997, No. 2

Finance Act 1895

58 & 59 Vic., c. 16

Finance Act 1999

1999, No. 2

Industrial Development (Enterprise Ireland) Act 1998

1998, No. 34

Industrial Development Act 1986

1986, No. 9

Industrial Development Act 1993

1993, No. 19

Industrial Development Act 1995

1995, No. 28

Industrial Development Acts 1986 to 1998

Shannon Free Airport Development Company (Amendment) Act 1986

1986, No. 20

Shannon Free Airport Development Limited Acts 1959 to 1998


Number 30 of 2003


INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT (SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND) ACT 2003

REVISED

Updated to 15 September 2021


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRY, TRADE AND ENTERPRISE AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO ESTABLISH A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS SCIENCE FOUNDATION IRELAND OR, IN THE IRISH LANGUAGE AS FONDÚIREACHT EOLAÍOCHTA ÉIREANN, TO DESIGNATE FUNCTIONS, TO AMEND THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ACTS 1986 TO 1998, THE SHANNON FREE AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (AMENDMENT) ACT 1986 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [14 th July, 2003]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: