Official Languages Act 2003

F35[Duty to comply with language standards


19B.(1) Where the Minister has prescribed, under section 19A(2), a language standard to apply to a public body, the body shall, unless and until a derogation has been granted in respect of the standard or part of the standard, comply with the standard, or part of the standard, as the case may be.

(2) Nothing in a language standard prescribed under section 19A(2) to apply to a public body shall be construed as prohibiting a public body from implementing further measures to promote the status of the Irish language within its organisation.]




Inserted (13.03.2023) by Official Languages (Amendment) Act 2021 (49/2021), s. 9, S.I. No. 90 of 2023.