Official Languages Act 2003


An Coimisinéir Teanga

Establishment of Oifig Choimisinéir na dTeangacha Oifigiúla.

20.—(1) There is established an office to be known as Oifig Choimisinéir na dTeangacha Oifigiúla and the holder of the office shall be known as An Coimisinéir Teanga and is referred to in this Act as the Commissioner.

(2) The Commissioner shall be independent in the performance of his or her functions.

(3) The appointment of a person to be the Commissioner shall be made by the President on the advice of the Government following a resolution passed by Dáil Éireann and by Seanad Éireann recommending the appointment of the person.

(4) The provisions of the Second Schedule shall have effect in relation to the Commissioner.