Further Education and Training Act 2013

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Number 25 of 2013


FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACT 2013


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title and commencement.

2. Interpretation.

3. Expenses.

4. Repeals.

PART 2

An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna

5. Establishment day.

6. Establishment of An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna.

7. Functions of An tSeirbhís.

8. Conferral of additional functions on An tSeirbhís.

9. Further education and training strategy.

10. Membership of An tSeirbhís.

11. Conditions of office of members of An tSeirbhís.

12. Casual vacancies among members of An tSeirbhís.

13. Remuneration of members of An tSeirbhís.

14. Meetings and procedure.

15. Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament.

16. Disclosure by members of An tSeirbhís of certain interests.

17. Disclosure by members of staff of An tSeirbhís of certain interests.

18. Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.

19. Directions of Minister.

20. Grants to An tSeirbhís.

21. Grants by An tSeirbhís.

22. Borrowings by An tSeirbhís.

23. Chief executive.

24. Functions of chief executive.

25. Accountability of chief executive to Public Accounts Committee.

26. Accountability of chief executive to other Oireachtas Committees.

27. Staff.

28. Transfer of staff to An tSeirbhís.

29. Superannuation.

30. Strategy statement.

31. Accounts of An tSeirbhís.

32. Annual report.

33. Gifts.

34. Protection of persons who report certain matters.

35. Prohibition on penalisation.

36. False statements.

PART 3

Dissolution of An Foras ?iseanna Saothair

37. Dissolution of An Foras ?iseanna Saothair.

38. Transfer of functions to An tSeirbhís.

39. Transfer of land and other property.

40. Transfer of rights and liabilities, and continuation of leases, licences and permissions granted by dissolved body.

41. Liability for loss occurring before establishment day.

42. Provisions consequent upon transfer of functions, assets and liabilities to An tSeirbhís.

43. Final accounts and final annual report of dissolved body.

44. Saver in respect of certain schemes.

PART 4

Miscellaneous

45. Definition.

46. Transfer of staff from An tSeirbhís to training body.

47. Transfer of land and other property to education and training boards.

48. Transfer of rights and liabilities, and continuation of leases, licences and permissions granted by An tSeirbhís.

49. Provisions consequent upon transfer of functions, assets and liabilities to An tSeirbhís.

50. Amendment of Freedom of Information Act 1997.

51. Amendment of section 52 of Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012.

SCHEDULE

Redress for Contravention of section 35


Acts Referred to

Companies Act 1990

1990, No. 33

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act 1993

1993, No. 8

Courts Act 1981

1981, No. 11

Education and Training Boards Act 2013

2013, No. 11

Ethics in Public Office Act 1995

1995, No. 22

European Parliament Elections Act 1997

1997, No. 2

Freedom of Information Act 1997

1997, No. 13

Labour Services Act 1987

1987, No. 15

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005

National Training Fund Act 2000

2000, No. 41

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

1997, No. 20

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

2003, No. 29

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

2001, No. 45

Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012

2012, No. 37

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

2012, No. 28

Redundancy Payments Act 1967

1967, No. 21

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2007

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

2005, No. 10

Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010

2010, No. 37

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007

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Number 25 of 2013


FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACT 2013


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS AN tSEIRBH?S OIDEACHAIS LEANÚNAIGH AGUS SCILEANNA; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF AN FORAS ?ISEANNA SAOTHAIR AND THE TRANSFER OF ITS FUNCTIONS TO THE SAID BODY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONFERRAL OF OTHER FUNCTIONS ON THE SAID BODY; TO REPEAL THE LABOUR SERVICES ACT 1987; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[10th July, 2013]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: