Agriculture (Research, Training and Advice) Act, 1988

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Number 18 of 1988


AGRICULTURE (RESEARCH, TRAINING AND ADVICE) ACT, 1988


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Establishment day.

3.

Establishment of Teagasc—The Agriculture and Food Development Authority.

4.

Functions of Teagasc.

5.

Conferral of additional functions on Teagasc.

6.

Charges for services.

7.

Director.

8.

Staff of Teagasc and subsidiaries.

9.

Superannuation of staff of Teagasc.

10.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas or of European Parliament by members or staff of Teagasc.

11.

Advances by Minister to Teagasc.

12.

Accounts and audits of Teagasc and subsidiaries.

13.

Reports and information to Minister.

14.

Disclosure of information.

15.

Investment of moneys, and disposal of proceeds of sales of land or interest in land, by Teagasc and subsidiaries.

16.

Borrowing by Teagasc and subsidiaries.

17.

Committees of Teagasc.

18.

Gifts.

19.

Directions by Minister to Teagasc.

20.

Dissolution of Institute, Council, An Chomhairle, Board and committees of agriculture.

21.

Transfer of assets and liabilities of Institute and An Chomhairle to Teagasc.

22.

Transfer of assets and liabilities of committees of agriculture to Minister.

23.

Preservation of certain continuing contracts and adaptation of references to Institute, Council, An Chomhairle, Board and committees of agriculture.

24.

Saving for certain acts.

25.

Pending legal proceedings.

26.

Completion of certain matters commenced by Institute, Council, An Chomhairle, Board or committees of agriculture.

27.

Restriction in relation to Johnstown Castle of certain powers of Teagasc.

28.

Repeals.

29.

Exemption from stamp duty.

30.

Expenses.

31.

Short title.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Teagasc—The Agriculture and Food Development Authority

SECOND SCHEDULE

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Agricultural Seeds Act, 1936

1936, No. 14

Agriculture Act, 1931

1931, No. 8

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1934

1934, No. 20

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1944

1944, No. 3

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1948

1948, No. 24

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1955

1955, No. 2

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1958

1958, No. 17

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1964

1964, No. 19

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1967

1967, No. 14

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1970

1970, No. 3

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1971

1971, No. 32

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1974

1974, No. 23

Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1980

1980, No. 12

Agriculture (An Chomhairle Oiliúna Talmhaíochta) Act, 1979

1979, No. 9

Agriculture (An Chomhairle Oiliúna Talmhaíochta) Act, 1987

1987, No. 7

Agriculture (An Foras Talúntais) Act, 1958

1958, No. 1

Bee Pest Prevention (Ireland) Act, 1908

1908, c. 34

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33

European Assembly Elections Act, 1977

1977, No. 30

European Assembly Elections Act, 1984

1984, No. 6

Finance Act, 1895

1895, c. 16

Holidays (Employees) Act, 1973

1973, No. 25

Johnstown Castle Agricultural College Act, 1945

1945, No. 33

Johnstown Castle Agricultural College (Amendment) Act, 1980

1980, No. 32

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 and 1984

National Agricultural Advisory, Education and Research Authority Act, 1977

1977, No. 13

Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 1984

Unfair Dismissals Act, 1977

1977, No. 10

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Number 18 of 1988


AGRICULTURE (RESEARCH, TRAINING AND ADVICE) ACT, 1988


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY, EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH SERVICES PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE STATE, FOR THOSE AND OTHER PURPOSES TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS TEAGASC—THE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND TO DEFINE ITS FUNCTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF AN FORAS TALÚNTAIS, THE COUNCIL OF AN FORAS TALÚNTAIS, AN CHOMHAIRLE OILIÚNA TALMHA?OCHTA AND BORD NA COMHAIRLE OILIÚNA TALMHA?OCHTA AND THE TRANSFER OF THEIR FUNCTIONS TO TEAGASC — THE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF COMMITTEES OF AGRICULTURE ESTABLISHED BY THE AGRICULTURE ACT, 1931 , AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [27th June, 1988]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: