Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) Act 2015

Amendment of section 4 of Principal Act

2. Section 4 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in paragraph (b) of subsection (2), by the substitution of “grants” for “grants-in-aid”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsections:

“(9) For the purposes specified in section 195 of the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 , the Commission may, on behalf of either House of the Oireachtas or both Houses of the Oireachtas, perform any function that, by virtue of that section, either such House or both such Houses may perform.

(10) The functions that are performable by the Commission in accordance with subsection (9) shall be performable on behalf of the Commission by the Secretary General of the Service unless the Commission otherwise directs.”.