Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1999

Grants to boards.

13.—The Act of 1980 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following for section 21:

“21.—(1) The Minister may in each year, having regard to the inland fisheries development plan and national policy priorities, and after consultation with the Central Board and the regional boards about their proposed activities and expenditure for that year, make grants of such amounts to the Central Board and each regional board as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, towards the expenditure incurred by them in the performance of their functions.

(2) Moneys granted under subsection (1) of this section may only be used to defray expenses incurred by the board to which they are granted.”.