Housing Finance Agency Act, 1981

General policy directives.

6.—(1) The Minister may, from time to time, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, give to the Agency such general directives as to policy in relation to all or any of the objects specified in the Agency's memorandum of association as he considers appropriate.

(2) The Agency, in performing its functions, shall have regard to any directive under this section.

(3) Nothing in this section shall be construed as enabling the Minister to exercise any power or control in relation to any particular case with which the Agency is or may be concerned.

(4) Where the Minister gives a directive under this section, the following provisions shall apply, namely—

(a) the Minister shall, as soon as may be, cause a copy of the directive to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas,


(b) the directive shall be published in the Iris Oifigiúil.