National Tourism Development Authority Act 2003

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Number 10 of 2003


NATIONAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT 2003


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citation and collective construction.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Orders.

4.

Expenses.

5.

Repeals.

PART 2

National Tourism Development Authority

6.

Establishment day.

7.

National Tourism Development Authority.

8.

Functions of Authority.

9.

Conferral of additional functions on Authority.

10.

Power to establish, or acquire, hold or dispose of shares in, companies.

11.

Delegation of functions.

12.

Agreements for performance of functions of Authority by persons other than Authority.

13.

Directions of Minister.

14.

Membership of Authority.

15.

Conditions of office of members of Authority.

16.

Casual vacancies among members of Authority.

17.

Remuneration of members of Authority.

18.

Meetings and procedure.

19.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament.

20.

Disclosure by members of Authority of certain interests.

21.

Disclosure by members of staff of certain interests.

22.

Prohibition of unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.

23.

Committees of Authority.

24.

Grants to Authority.

25.

Grants by Authority.

26.

Schemes relating to European Community funds.

27.

Accounts and audits.

28.

Annual report and information.

29.

Freedom of information.

30.

Gifts.

31.

Chief Executive.

32.

Accountability of chief executive to Committee of Public Accounts.

33.

Accountability of chief executive to other Oireachtas Committees.

34.

Staff.

35.

Transfer of staff to Authority.

36.

Superannuation.

PART 3

Dissolution of Bord F?ilte Éireann and C.E.R.T. Limited

37.

Dissolution of Bord Fáilte Éireann and C.E.R.T. Limited.

38.

Transfer of functions to Authority.

39.

Transfer of land and other property.

40.

Transfer of rights and liabilities, and continuation of leases, licences and permissions granted by a dissolved body.

41.

Liability for loss occurring before establishment day.

42.

Provisions consequent upon transfer of functions, assets and liabilities to Authority.

SCHEDULE 1

Enactments Repealed

SCHEDULE 2

Functions Performable By Contractor


Acts Referred to

Companies Act 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Act 1990

1990, No. 33

Companies Acts 1963 to 2001

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act 1993

1993, No. 8

Ethics in Public Office Act 1995

1995, No. 22

European Parliament Elections Act 1997

1997, No. 2

Freedom of Information Act 1997

1997, No. 13

Local Government Act 1991

1991, No. 11

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2001

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

1997, No. 20

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

2001, No. 45

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2001

Tourist Traffic Act 1939

1939, No. 24

Tourist Traffic Act 1952

1952, No. 15

Tourist Traffic Act 1955

1955, No. 5

Tourist Traffic Act 1957

1957, No. 27

Tourist Traffic Act 1959

1959, No. 27

Tourist Traffic Act 1961

1961, No. 37

Tourist Traffic Act 1963

1963, No. 22

Tourist Traffic Act 1966

1966, No. 3

Tourist Traffic Act 1968

1968, No. 29

Tourist Traffic Act 1970

1970, No. 16

Tourist Traffic Act 1972

1972, No. 28

Tourist Traffic Act 1975

1975, No. 26

Tourist Traffic Act 1979

1979, No. 22

Tourist Traffic Act 1983

1983, No. 31

Tourist Traffic Act 1987

1987, No. 11

Tourist Traffic Act 1995

1995, No. 13

Tourist Traffic Act 1998

1998, No. 45

Tourist Traffic Acts 1939 to 1998

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2001

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Number 10 of 2003


NATIONAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT 2003


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS AN TÚDAR?S N?ISIÚNTA FORBARTHA TURASÓIREACHTA OR IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE THE NATIONAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF BORD F?ILTE ÉIREANN AND C.E.R.T. LIMITED; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROMOTION OF TOURISM AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM FACILITIES AND SERVICES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN FUNCTIONS FROM BORD F?ILTE ÉIREANN AND C.E.R.T. LIMITED TO THE NATIONAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE TOURIST TRAFFIC ACTS 1939 TO 1998; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. [13th April, 2003]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: