Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003

Amendment of section 31 of Act of 1986.


32. —Section 31 of the Act of 1986 is amended by substituting the following for subsection (4) (as amended by the Act of 1998):

“(4) Without the prior permission of the Government, the total amount of money expended in the purchase or taking of shares in a particular industrial undertaking under this section shall not exceed in the aggregate the higher of—

(a) €5,000,000; or

(b) €5,000,000 in excess of the aggregate amount of such expenditure for which the prior permission of the Government has previously been obtained.”.