Carbon Fund Act 2007

5.

Accounts of Carbon Fund and audit.

5.— (1) The Agency shall—

( a) keep, in such form as may be approved by the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, all proper and usual accounts in relation to the performance by it of the functions delegated or granted to it under this Act, and

( b) whenever requested to do so by the Minister, give to him or her either or both such accounts and such information in relation to such accounts as he or she may specify.

(2) Accounts kept under this section, as signed by the Chief Executive (who shall be the accountable person in relation to the accounts of the Carbon Fund), shall be submitted, as soon as may be, but not later than 4 months after the end of the financial year of the Agency to which they relate, by the Agency to the Comptroller and Auditor General for audit. A copy of the accounts as so audited, together with a copy of the report by the Comptroller and Auditor General on those accounts, shall be presented to the Minister as soon as may be thereafter. The Minister shall cause a copy of those audited accounts and that report to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

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Functions transferred and references to “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 6-9.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5. References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1

Enactments

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Part 2

1922 to 2011 Enactments

Number and Year

Short Title

Provision

(1)

(2)

(3)

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No. 12 of 2007

Carbon Fund Act 2007

Sections 2, 3, 5, 8 and 9

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