Further Education and Training Act 2013


Establishment of An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna.

6.— (1) There shall stand established on the establishment day, a body which shall be known as An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh Agus Scileanna (in this Act referred to as “An tSeirbhís”), to perform the functions conferred on it by this Act.

(2) An tSeirbhís shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and an official seal and shall have power to sue, and may be sued, in its corporate name, and shall, with the consent of the Minister given with the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, have power to acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land, and shall have power to acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.

(3) The seal of An tSeirbhís shall be authenticated by—

(a) the signatures of 2 members of An tSeirbhís, or

(b) the signatures of both a member and a member of the staff of An tSeirbhís,

authorised by An tSeirbhís to act in that behalf.

(4) Judicial notice shall be taken of the seal of An tSeirbhís and any document purporting to be an instrument made by, and to be sealed with the seal of, An tSeirbhís shall, unless the contrary is shown, be received in evidence and be deemed to be such instrument without further proof.