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Broadcasting Authority Act, 1960

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Number 10 of 1960.


BROADCASTING AUTHORITY ACT, 1960.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Appointment of establishment day.

3.

Establishment of Authority.

4.

Members of Authority.

5.

Remuneration and terms of office of members of Authority.

6.

Removal of member of Authority.

7.

Chairman of Authority.

8.

Disclosure by member of Authority of interest in proposed contract.

9.

Seal of Authority.

10.

Meetings and procedure of Authority.

11.

Director-General.

12.

Officers and servants (other than the Director-General) of Authority.

13.

Tenure of office or employment, etc.

14.

Performance of functions by officers or servants.

15.

Superannuation of officers and servants of Authority.

16.

Functions of Authority generally.

17.

General duty with respect to national aims.

18.

Impartiality.

19.

Approval of periods of broadcasting.

20.

Advertisements.

21.

Advice to Authority.

22.

Annual amounts to be paid to Authority by Minister.

23.

Repayable advances.

24.

General duty of Authority with respect to its revenue.

25.

Accounts and audits.

26.

Annual report and information to the Minister.

27.

Borrowing powers for general purposes.

28.

Temporary borrowing.

29.

Investment by Authority.

30.

Acquisition and disposal of land.

31.

Directions by Minister.

32.

Transfer of property and liabilities.

33.

Preservation of contracts and continuance of legal proceedings.

34.

Amendment of Act of 1926.

35.

Expenses of Minister.

36.

Short title.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE

THIRD SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926

1926, No. 45

Registry of Title Act, 1891

1891, c. 66

Conveyancing Act, 1881

1881, c. 41

Finance Act, 1895

1895, c. 16

Registration of Title Act, 1891

1891, c. 66

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Number 10 of 1960.


BROADCASTING AUTHORITY ACT, 1960.


AN ACT TO ENABLE AN AUTHORITY TO BE ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A NATIONAL TELEVISION AND SOUND BROADCASTING SERVICE, TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY ACTS, 1926 AND 1956, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [12th April, 1960.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—