Grangegorman Development Agency Act 2005

Interpretation.

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2.—(1) In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

“Agency” means Grangegorman Development Agency established under section 8 ;

“committee” means a committee established under section 20 ;

“company” means a company within the meaning of the Companies Acts 1963 to 2003;

“Enterprise Ireland” means the body established by the Industrial Development (Enterprise Ireland) Act 1998;

“establishment day” means the day appointed by the Minister under section 5 to be the establishment day for the purposes of this Act;

“functions” includes powers and duties, and references to the performance of functions include, as respects powers and duties, references to the exercise of the powers and the carrying out of the duties;

“Grangegorman neighbourhood” has the meaning assigned to it by section 4 ;

“Grangegorman site” has the meaning assigned to it by section 3 ;

“IDA” means the body established by the name of “Industrial Development Agency (Ireland)” by the Industrial Development Act 1993;

“Minister” means the Minister for Education and Science;

“the appropriate Minister” means any Minister of the Government (other than the Minister) who, having regard to the Ministerial functions vested in that Minister, in the opinion of the Minister might be concerned with or interested in the matter in question;

“remuneration” includes allowances for expenses, benefits-in-kind and superannuation;

“statutory body” means—

( a) the Health Service Executive established under the Health Act 2004 (hereinafter referred to as “the Health Service Executive”),

( b) a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001,

( c) a Minister of Government,

F1 [ ( d ) City of Dublin Education and Training Board, ]

( e) the Dublin Institute of Technology established under the Dublin Institute of Technology Act 1992,

( f) any other board or body established by or under statute;

“strategic plan” shall be construed in accordance with section 12 ;

“superannuation benefits” means pensions, gratuities and other allowances payable on resignation, retirement or death.

F2 [ transport strategy has the meaning assigned to it by section 12 of the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008. ]

(2) ( a) In this subsection, a reference to a “thoroughfare” includes any avenue, bridge, drive, high water mark, place, river, road, row, street or wall.

( b) In Schedule 1

(i) a reference to a line drawn along any thoroughfare is a reference to a line drawn along the centre of that thoroughfare,

(ii) a reference to a projection of any thoroughfare is a reference to a projection of a line drawn along the centre of that thoroughfare,

(iii) a reference to the point where any thoroughfare or projection of any thoroughfare intersects or joins any other thoroughfare or projection of a thoroughfare is a reference to the point where a line drawn along the centre of such thoroughfare, or in the case of a projection of a thoroughfare, along such projection, would be intersected or joined by a line drawn along the centre of such other thoroughfare or, in the case of another projection of a thoroughfare, along such other projection.

(3) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a section or Schedule is a reference to a section of, or Schedule to, this Act, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment is intended,

( b) a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other provision is intended, and

( c) a reference to an enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by any other subsequent enactment including this Act.

Annotations

Amendments:

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Substituted (1.07.2013) by Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (11/2013), s. 72(1) and sch. 6 item 49, S.I. No. 211 of 2013.

F2

Inserted (1.12.2009) by Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 (15/2008), s. 100, S.I. No. 458 of 2009.

Modifications (not altering text):

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Functions transferred and references construed (21.10.2020) by Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 451 of 2020), arts. 2, 3(1)(a), (2) and sch., in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 4-8.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

(2) References to the Department of Education and Skills contained in any Act or any instrument made under such Act and relating to any administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

3. (1) The functions vested in the Minister for Education and Skills -

(a) by or under the Acts specified in Part 1 of the Schedule, and

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are transferred to the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

(2) References to the Minister for Education and Skills contained in any Act or instrument made under such Act and relating to any functions transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

SCHEDULE

Article 3

Part 1

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Grangegorman Development Agency Act 2005 (No. 21 of 2005)

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