Dublin Institute of Technology Act, 1992

Functions of Governing Body.

7.—(1) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the Governing Body shall manage and control the affairs of the Institute and all property of the Institute and shall perform the functions conferred on the Institute by this Act, and shall have all such powers as are necessary or expedient for the purpose of those functions subject to such policies as may be determined by the Minister from time to time and to the programmes and budget approved annually by the Vocational Education Committee and the Minister under section 14 of this Act.

(2) The Governing Body may, from time to time, appoint such and so many committees as it thinks proper to assist it in such manner as it shall direct and the Governing Body may assign to any committee so appointed such duties as it thinks fit.

(3) The acts of a committee established under this section shall be subject to confirmation by the Governing Body.

(4) In performing its functions, the Governing Body shall have due regard to the preservation, promotion and use of the Irish language and to the preservation and development of the national culture.

(5) In performing its functions, the Governing Body shall have regard to the attainment of gender equity and of equality of opportunity in education.

(6) In performing its functions the Governing Body shall have regard to the statutory responsibilities in the provision of vocational and technical education of the Vocational Education Committee.