S.I. No. 313/2002 - Statistics (Delegation of Ministerial Functions) Order 2002

The Government, on the request of the Taoiseach and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 2 (1) of the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1977 (No. 28 of 1977), hereby order as follows:

1.         This Order may be cited as the Statistics (Delegation of Ministerial Functions) Order 2002.

2.         The powers and duties of the Taoiseach conferred on him by or under -

(a)        the Statistics Act 1993 (No. 21 of 1993), and

(b)        the Civil Service Regulation Acts 1956 and 1958 and the Civil Service Commissioners Act 1956 (No. 45 of 1956) insofar as those Acts relate to the Central Statistics Office,

are delegated to Mary Hanafin, Minister for State at the Department of the Taoiseach.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government,

18 June 2002.