National Disability Authority Act, 1999

Reports and information to Minister

15.—(1) The Authority shall, not later than the 30th day of September in each year, make a report to the Minister (in this section referred to as the “annual report”) in such form as the Minister may approve, on the performance of its functions and activities during the preceding year and the Minister shall cause copies of each annual report to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(2) Each annual report shall include information in such form and regarding such matters as the Minister may direct.

(3) The Authority may from time to time make such other reports to the Minister with respect to its functions as it thinks fit.

(4) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (3), the Authority may, in making a report to which section 8 (2)(d) relates, make recommendations for the review, reduction or withdrawal of any moneys provided by the Oireachtas for any programme or service where it is of the opinion that it would be appropriate in the circumstances to make such a recommendation.

(5) In addition to information provided by the Authority in its annual report, the Authority shall supply to the Minister such information as the Minister may from time to time require regarding the performance of its functions.