Universities Act, 1997


50.—(1) An tÚdarás may, following consultation with all or any of the chief officers, issue guidelines on—

(a) the numbers or grades of employees of the university, or

(b) the proportion of the budget of the university to be applied to the different activities of the university.

(2) Guidelines issued under subsection (1) shall not be binding on a university, and if a university departs from those guidelines An tÚdarás shall not, as a result of such departure, impose restrictions or conditions on the use of moneys paid to the university by An tÚdarás or otherwise limit moneys payable to the university by An tÚdarás.