An Bord Bia Act, 1994

Transfer of functions.

9.—(1) On the establishment day, those functions of An Bord Glas which relate to the export marketing of edible horticultural produce shall stand transferred to the Board.

(2) (a) The Minister may by order assign to the Board such powers and responsibilities for the exercise of any function being a function relating to the marketing of food or livestock conferred on any body established to exercise that function as the order may prescribe.

(b) An order under this subsection shall not be made without the consent of any Minister having responsibility in relation to that body and subject to the provisions of any law under which that body is established.

(c) An order under this subsection may include provision for the employment by the Board of members of the staff of any body to which the order relates who are designated by that body for such employment.

(3) Whenever the Minister proposes to make an order under this section, a draft of the order shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas and the order shall not be made until a resolution approving of the draft has been passed by each such House.