Industrial Development Act, 1993

Functions of Forfás.

6.—(1) The functions of Forfás shall be—

(a) to advise the Minister on matters relating to the development of industry in the State,

(b) to advise on the development and co-ordination of policy for Forbairt, IDA, An Bord Tráchtála and such other bodies as the Minister may designate,

(c) to encourage the development of industry and technology in the State,

(d) to encourage the establishment and development in the State of industrial undertakings from outside the State, and

(e) to advise and co-ordinate Forbairt and IDA in relation to their functions.

(2) Forfás and each Agency shall comply with such general directives relating to the policy to be followed by it in the exercise of its functions as may be given by the Minister.