Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011

76.

Amendment of Act of 1996.

76.— The Act of 1996 is amended—

( a) in paragraph ( e) of subsection (1) of section 19, by—

(i) the substitution of “Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” for “Minister for Finance”, and

(ii) the insertion of “by the Minister for Finance, on the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” after “thereof”,

( b) in subsection (1) (amended by section 6 of the Harbours (Amendment) Act 2000) of section 25, by the insertion of “on the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and” after “Minister for Finance,”,

( c) in paragraph ( a) of subsection (2) of section 25, by the insertion of “the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and” after “with”,

( d) in section 26, by—

(i) the deletion, in subsection (1), of “or 25”, and

(ii) the insertion of the following subsection:

“(1A) All money from time to time required by the Minister for Finance to meet sums which become payable by him under section 25 shall, on the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be advanced by him from the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof.”,

( e) in section 41, by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (10):

“(10) All money from time to time required by the Minister or the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform to meet sums which are, or may become, payable by him or her under this section shall, with the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be advanced by the Minister for Finance out of the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof.”,

and

( f) in subsection (3) of section 101, by the substitution of “shall, with the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be advanced” for “shall be advanced”.