Higher Education Authority Act, 1971

General functions.

3.—An tÚdarás shall, in addition to the specific functions given to it by this Act, have the general functions of—

(a) furthering the development of higher education,

(b) assisting in the co-ordination of State investment in higher education and preparing proposals for such investment,

(c) promoting an appreciation of the value of higher education and research,

(d) promoting the attainment of equality of opportunity in higher education,

(e) promoting the democratisation of the structure of higher education.