Family Support Agency Act, 2001

Establishment of Family Support Agency.

3.—(1) There shall stand established, on the establishment day, a body to be known as the Family Support Agency or in the Irish language as An Ghníomhaireacht um Thacaíocht Teaghlaigh, in this Act referred to as the “Agency”, to perform the functions conferred on it by or under this Act.

(2) The Agency shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and an official seal and with power—

(a) to sue and be sued in its corporate name,

(b) with the consent of the Minister to acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land, and

(c) to acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.