S.I. No. 429/2019 - Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) (Provisional Extension of Term of Office) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 23th August, 2019.

Bord na gCon in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 13 of the Greyhound Industry Act 1958 (No. 12 of 1958), as amended by Section 9 of the Horse and Greyhound Racing (Betting Charges and Levies) Act 1999 (No. 24 of 1999), and also by sub-section (3) of Section 5 of the said 1958 Act, hereby makes the following regulations, that is to say—

1. These regulations may be cited as the Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) (Provisional Extension of Term of Office) Regulations, 2019.

2. The Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) Regulations, 2007 to 2018 and these Regulations may be cited together as the Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) Regulations, 2007 to 2019.

3. In these Regulations, -

“the Regulations of 2016” means the Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) (Provisional Extension of Term of Office) Regulations, 2016 ( S.I. No. 491 of 2016 ), and

“the Regulations of 2018” means the Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) (Provisional Extension of Term of Office) Regulations, 2018 (S.I. No. 323 of 2017).

4. Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 5(1)(v) of the Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) Regulations 2007 ( S.I. No. 301 of 2007 ), the term of office of the members of the Control Committee who were last appointed to the Control Committee on the 29th day of August, 2013, and whose term of office was extended to six years by the Regulations of 2018, is hereby further extended from six years to seven years.

5. Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 11(1)(v) of the Greyhound Industry (Control Committee and Control Appeal Committee) Regulations 2007, the term of office of the members of the Control Appeal Committee who were last appointed to the Control Appeal Committee on the 3rd day of October, 2013, and whose term of office was extended to six years by the Regulations of 2018, is hereby further extended from six years to seven years.

6. Where any member of the Control Committee or the Control Appeal Committee dies, retires or otherwise ceases to be a member of such Committee, or where any member has indicated that they are not available to serve on the Committee beyond the six years provided for by the Regulations of 2018, the Board may appoint a person to such Committee to take the place of that member for the duration of the term of office set out in these regulations.

7. A member of the Control Committee appointed to such Committee in accordance with Regulation 5 of the Regulations of 2016 shall, for the purposes of these Regulations, be deemed to have been appointed to such Committee on the 29th day of August, 2013.

8. These regulations shall come into effect on the 28th day of August 2019.

Given under the Seal of Bord na gCon

12 August 2019

FRANK NYHAN,

Chairman of the Board

GERARD DOLLARD

Chief Executive Officer

An officer authorised by the Board to authenticate the Seal of the Board.

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The effect of these regulations is, pending the consideration of primary legislation establishing a new Control Committee and Appeal Committee, to extend the term of office of members of the current Control Committee and the Control Appeal Committee for a further year.