Industrial Grants (Amendment) Act, 1964

Extension of power to make grants for the enlargement or adaptation of undertakings.

3.—(1) Where, as a result of the imposition of the special charge on certain goods imported into Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man on or after the 27th day of October, 1964, any exceptional difficulty occurs in relation to the sale by an industrial undertaking of its products outside the State, a grant towards the cost of meeting that difficulty may be made under section 4 of the Undeveloped Areas Act, 1963, or section 4 of the Industrial Grants (Amendment) Act, 1963 , as may be appropriate having regard to the location of the undertaking, as if such cost were the cost of an enlargement or adaptation of the kind in respect of which grants may be made under those sections.

(2) Section 11 of the Shannon Free Airport Development Company Limited Act, 1959 , shall not apply in relation to grants of the kind that may be made by virtue of this section.