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Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act, 1983

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Number 40 of 1983


MINISTERS AND SECRETARIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1983


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

The Department of Communications.

3.

Transfer of functions of Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and abolition of office.

4.

Transfer of administration and business of Department of Posts and Telegraphs.

5.

Transfer of functions of Minister for Transport and abolition of office.

6.

Transfer of administration and business of Department of Transport.

7.

Preservation of certain continuing contracts and adaptation of certain references to Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and Minister for Transport in certain documents.

8.

Saving for statutory instruments made by, and acts done by, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and Minister for Transport.

9.

Transfer of certain property and liabilities of Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and Minister for Transport.

10.

Continuance of certain licences etc., granted by Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and Minister for Transport.

11.

Pending legal proceedings.

12.

Completion of certain matters commenced by Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and Minister for Transport.

13.

Application of public moneys granted for financial year 1984 for salaries and expenses of offices of Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and Minister for Transport.

14.

Repeals.

15.

Short title, construction and collective citation.


Acts Referred to

Documentary Evidence Act, 1925

1925, No. 24

Exchequer and Audit Departments Act, 1866

1866, c. 39

Exchequer and Audit Departments Act, 1921

1921, c. 52

Interpretation Act, 1937

1937, No. 38

Ministers and Secretaries Act, 1924

1924, No. 16

Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act, 1959

1959, No. 17

Ministers and Secretaries Acts, 1924 to 1980

Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983

1983, No. 24

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Number 40 of 1983


MINISTERS AND SECRETARIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1983


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS, TO TRANSFER THE FUNCTIONS OF THE MINISTER FOR POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS AND OF THE MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT TO THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS, TO ABOLISH THE OFFICES OF MINISTER FOR POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS AND MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID AND FOR THOSE PURPOSES TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE MINISTERS AND SECRETARIES ACTS, 1924 TO 1980. [27th December, 1983]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: