Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Conferral of additional functions on Council.


14.—(1) The Minister may by order—

(a) confer on the Council such additional functions connected with the functions of the Council for the time being, as the Minister considers appropriate,

(b) make such provision as he or she considers necessary or expedient in relation to matters ancillary to or arising out of the conferral of additional functions on the Council.

(2) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order under this section, including an order under this subsection.

(3) Every order made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which the House has sat after that order is laid before it, the order shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under it.

(4) Nothing in this section shall be construed as restricting the power of any Minister of the Government to make regulations under section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972.