Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011
Transfer of certain expenditure functions to Minister.
8.— (1) The functions of the Minister for Finance—
(a) referred to in section 1(ii) of the Act of 1924 relating to the expenditure of the revenues of the State, in so far only as they consist of, or are connected with, the preparation of the estimate of expenditure for each financial year in respect of each supply service, and
(b) under subsections (2) and (4) of section 2 of the Act of 1924,
are transferred to the Minister.
(2) The functions of the Minister for Finance referred to in section 1(ii) of the Act of 1924 consisting of the supervision and control of all purchases made for or on behalf of, and all supplies of commodities and goods held by, any Department of State and the disposal thereof are transferred to the Minister.
(3) The functions of the Minister for Finance (other than functions conferred by or under statute) consisting of the carrying out of reviews of expenditure of public moneys are transferred to the Minister.