Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1936


79.—(1) The Minister for Finance may, subject to the provisions of this section, from time to time by order authorise the payment of subsidies to the company on such terms and conditions as may be specified in such order.

(2) Every order made under this section shall be laid before Dáil Eireann as soon as may be after it is made, but shall not come into force unless—

(a) such order is confirmed by resolution of Dáil Eireann, or

(b) a period of twenty-one days on which Dáil Eireann has sat after such order was so laid before it has elapsed and a resolution annulling such order has not been passed by Dáil Eireann within the said period.

(3) The aggregate amount which may be authorised to be paid to the Company by any orders made under this section shall not exceed five hundred thousand pounds, and no such order may be made after the expiration of five years from the date of the passing of this Act.

(4) Where an order made under this section has come into force any moneys required for payment of the subsidy specified in such order shall be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.