Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2015

JurisdictionIreland
CitationIR SI 318/2015

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 17th July, 2015.

The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 6 (1) of the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 1939 (No. 36 of 1939), hereby order as follows:

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2015.

(2) This Order comes into operation on 15 July 2015.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any functions transferred by Article 3(1) are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made under an Act and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. (1) The functions vested in the Minister for Finance by or under any of the provisions of the Acts specified in the Schedule are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument made 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.

4. Where, immediately before the commencement of this Order, any legal proceedings are pending to which the Minister for Finance is a party and the proceedings have reference to functions transferred by this Order to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, the name of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, in so far as the proceedings relate to any function transferred by this Order, shall be substituted for the name of the Minister for Finance or added in the proceedings as may be appropriate and the proceedings shall not abate by reason of such substitution or addition.

5. Anything commenced but not completed before the commencement of this Order by or under the authority of the Minister for Finance may, in so far as it relates to functions transferred by this Order to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be carried on and completed from such commencement by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

6. Every document (including any certificate or licence) granted or made in exercise of a...

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