Sport Ireland Act 2015


Strategy statement

15. (1) At the times set out in subsection (2)(e), Sport Ireland shall prepare and submit to the Minister for his or her approval, with or without amendment, a strategy statement in respect of the period of 5 years immediately following the year in which the strategy statement is so submitted.

(2) A strategy statement shall—

(a) set out Sport Ireland’s key objectives, outputs and related strategies, including use of resources of Sport Ireland,

(b) identify the relevant indicators and targets against which performance shall be measured,

(c) other than for the first strategy statement, include a review of the efficiency and effectiveness of all programmes operated by Sport Ireland during the preceding five-year period,

(d) be prepared in a form and manner in accordance with any directions issued from time to time by the Minister, and

(e) be prepared and submitted to the Minister—

(i) as soon as practicable, and in any case not later than 6 months, after the establishment day, and

(ii) thereafter, not earlier than 6 months before and not later than the expiration of each subsequent period of 5 years following the establishment day.

(3) As soon as practicable after approving a strategy statement, the Minister shall cause a copy to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(4) In this section “outputs” means the goods and services (including standards of service) that are a consequence of Sport Ireland’s activities.