Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (Amendment) Act 2005

Educational grants to former residents of institutions and their relatives.


27.—(1) The Board may, on application to it and subject to this Part, pay a grant (a “grant”) to or in respect of a person who was a resident in an institution during any part of his or her childhood or a relative F2[or the civil partner within the meaning of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010] of such a person to assist the person or the relative to avail of such educational services as the Board may determine.

(2) A grant shall be of such amount, be in respect of such educational service, be paid at such time or times, and be subject to such conditions, as the Board may determine and communicate in writing to the person who made the application in respect of it.

(3) The Board shall determine the criteria by reference to which it will make decisions under this section as to the payment of grants under it and the Board shall make any such decision by reference to those criteria accordingly.

(4) Criteria determined under subsection (3) shall be recorded in writing and published by the Board in such manner as it thinks fit.




Inserted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 169 and sch. part 4 item 5, S.I. No. 648 of 2010.

Modifications (not altering text):


Application of section restricted (29.03.2016) by Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012 (35/2012), s. 41(2), S.I. No. 96 of 2013.

Closure of account of dissolved body and end of certain functions.

41.— ...

(2) The Board shall not perform any functions conferred on the dissolved body under section 27 of the Act of 2005 on or after the day the investment account established under section 26(3) of the Act of 2005 is closed under subsection (1).