Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act, 1976

Assignment of additional functions to Authority.

7.—(1) The Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance and the Minister for the Public Service, by order assign to the Authority such functions in respect of the carrying out of subsidiary activities (in addition to the functions conferred on it by section 16 of the Principal Act, as amended by section 5 of the Broadcasting Authority (Amendment) Act, 1966 , and by section 12 of this Act) as the Minister thinks proper and specifies in the order, and any such order may contain such ancillary provisions as the Minister thinks necessary or expedient for giving full effect to the order.

(2) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order under this section (including an order under this subsection).

(3) When an order is proposed to be made under this section, a draft thereof shall be laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas and, if a resolution disapproving of the draft is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which it has sat after the draft is laid before it, the order shall not be made.