Transport Act 1958

Grants in respect of compensation.


15.(1) The Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, may, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, from time to time during any financial year make such grants to the Board as he thinks proper towards the cost of compensation under section 14.

(2) If the total of such grants is less than the amount certified by the Board's auditors as having been duly paid in compensation in that financial year the Minister shall, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, make to the Board a grant of the amount of the deficiency.

(3) If the total of such grants is greater than the amount so certified the excess may, with the consent of the Minister, be treated as a grant in respect of the next financial year.


Modifications (not altering text):


Functions transferred and references to “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. 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2).

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.


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.


Schedule 1



Part 2

1922 to 2011 Enactments

Number and Year

Short Title








No. 19 of 1958

Transport Act 1958

Section 15(1)





References to s. 14 construed (16.07.1958) by Great Northern Railway Act 1958 (20/1958), s. 17(4), commenced on enactment.

Compensation for employees of Board and former employees of outgoing Board in cases of dismissal or transfer.

17.— ...

(4) The references to the said section 14 in sections 15 and 17 of the Transport Act, 1958, shall be construed as including references to this section.