Social Welfare Act, 1996


Amendment of Section 5 of Combat Poverty Agency Act, 1986

Deferral of period for submission of strategic plan by combat poverty agency.

44.Section 5 of the Combat Poverty Agency Act, 1986 , is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (3) of the following subsection:

“(4) Notwithstanding subsection (2), the Minister may, where he considers that the circumstances so warrant, extend, by not more than 6 months, the period within which the Agency is required to draw up and submit for the Minister's approval a strategic plan.”.