State Authorities (Public Private Partnership Arrangements) Act, 2002

Amendment of Schedule.

7.—(1) Where the Minister for Finance, following consultation with any appropriate Minister, is of the opinion that—

(a) a public authority not standing specified as a State authority in the Schedule ought, having regard to the purposes of this Act, to stand so specified, or

(b) having regard to the amalgamation, dissolution or change of name of a State authority, the State authority ought to cease to be specified in the Schedule or to be so specified under a different name or description,

he or she may, by order, amend the Schedule by adding the name of a person or body to it or by deleting the name of a person or body specified in it or by so adding and deleting, as the case may be.

(2) Where an order is proposed to be made under this section, a draft of it shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.

(3) The order shall not be made if a resolution disapproving of the draft is passed by either such House within the next subsequent 21 days on which it has sat after the draft is laid before it.

(4) In this section “public authority” means—

(a) a person or body which at any time stood specified in the Schedule,

(b) a board, authority or other body (other than a company) established by or under statute,

(c) a company in which all the shares are held—

(i) by or on behalf of a Minister of the Government, or

(ii) by directors appointed by a Minister of the Government,


(d) a company in which all the shares are held by a board, authority or body referred to in paragraph (b) or by a company referred to in paragraph (c).