Disability Act 2005

Sectoral plan of Minister for Social and Family Affairs.

33.—(1) A sectoral plan prepared by the Minister for Social and Family Affairs (“the Minister”) shall contain information concerning—

(a) the criteria governing the eligibility of persons with disabilities for payments under the Social Welfare Acts and the amounts of such payments,

(b) the information, advice and advocacy services and sign language interpretation services provided or arranged to be provided to those persons by Comhairle,

(c) any other services provided by or on behalf of the Minister which the Minister considers appropriate, and

(d) such other matters (if any) as the Minister considers appropriate.

(2) A plan referred to in subsection (1) shall provide for appropriate co-operation by the Minister with the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment and the Minister for Health and Children (“the two Ministers”) in relation to the development and co-ordination of services provided by the two Ministers for persons with disabilities and related to the services referred to in subsection (1).