Youth Work Act, 2001


34.—(1) The Minister may, in each financial year, make a grant out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas for the purposes of this Act, to all or any of the following:

(a) a vocational education committee,

(b) an approved national voluntary youth work organisation,

(c) a designated local voluntary youth work organisation,

(d) an authorised organisation,

and the payments shall be subject to the consent of the Minister for Finance and to any conditions the Minister may determine.

(2) An organisation in receipt of a grant made under this section shall, in such form as may be approved by the Minister with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance, keep proper accounts and records of moneys received or expended by that body in each financial year and, in particular, shall keep such special accounts and records as the Minister, with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance, may from time to time direct.

(3) Accounts kept in pursuance of subsection (2) shall be submitted to the Minister as soon as may be after the end of the financial year and may be required for examination by the Comptroller and Auditor General for the purposes of the Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993 .

(4) Where the Minister attaches a condition to the payment of a grant under this section, the body in receipt of the grant shall comply with the condition.