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University College Galway Act, 1929

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Number 35 of 1929.


UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GALWAY ACT, 1929.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definition.

2.

Increase of annual grant.

3.

Obligation to appoint Irish speakers.

4.

Short title.

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Number 35 of 1929.


UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GALWAY ACT, 1929.


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR INCREASING THE ANNUAL GRANT PAYABLE TO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GALWAY, AND FOR SECURING THAT PERSONS APPOINTED TO OFFICES AND SITUATIONS IN THAT COLLEGE SHALL BE COMPETENT TO DISCHARGE THEIR DUTIES THROUGH THE MEDIUM OF THE IRISH LANGUAGE. [17th December, 1929.]

WHEREAS under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, an annual grant of twelve thousand pounds is now payable to University College, Galway, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas:

AND WHEREAS the Governing Body of the said College has lately made provision by statute for securing that certain of the professors and lecturers of the said College shall deliver their lectures in the Irish language, and proposes to take such further steps as circumstances may permit to secure that an increasing proportion of the academic and administrative functions of the said College shall be performed through the medium of the Irish language:

AND WHEREAS the said Governing Body has lately reduced the fees payable in the said College by the students thereat and has also undertaken to establish a scholarship scheme for students at the said College who are native speakers of the Irish language:

AND WHEREAS by reason of the matters hereinbefore recited and the fall in the value of money in recent years the said annual grant of twelve thousand pounds has become inadequate for the needs of the said College:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—