Combat Poverty Agency Act, 1986

Strategic plans and review.

5.—(1) The Agency shall, at such times as, and in respect of every period to which, subsection (2) of this section relates, draw up and submit to the Minister for his approval, given by him after consultation with the Minister for Finance, a programme outlining the Agency's projected activities (in this section referred to as a “strategic plan”).

(2) A strategic plan shall be drawn up by the Agency in respect of the period ending on the 31st day of December, 1989, and shall be submitted not later than six months after the date of the first meeting of the Agency, and thereafter the Agency shall draw up and submit a strategic plan before, and in respect of, each subsequent three year period.

(3) (a) The Minister shall from time to time review the purposes, functions and activities of the Agency under this Act, in particular by reference to the strategic plans, and shall cause (after consultation with the Minister for Finance) a report of such review to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(b) A review under this subsection shall be made in respect of each period to which subsection (2) of this section relates, or such other period as the Minister may determine from time to time.