Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (Amendment) Act 2005

Principal functions of Board.

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25.—(1) The principal functions of the Board are—

( a) to pay grants in accordance with the provisions of this Part to former residents in institutions and their relatives,

( b) to determine and publish the criteria by reference to which it will make decisions on applications to it for the payment of such grants, and

( c) to make available to the persons aforesaid information in relation to the educational services in respect of which such grants are payable.

(2) The Board shall have all such powers as are necessary or expedient for the purposes of its functions.