Health (Repayment Scheme) Act 2006

Special account.

13.— (1) There shall be set up, on the commencement of this section, a special account, to be funded from moneys provided by the Oireachtas, to be used to pay prescribed repayments and the costs of the Executive in administering this Act in so far as this Act relates to prescribed repayments and to the Executive’s establishment and management of the Fund, if any.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the moneys in the special account may be used at any time but shall only be used for the purposes for which they were voted and shall be issued out of that account only by direction of the Minister for Finance.

(3) Any moneys, including interest (if any), in the special account may be paid into, or disposed of for the benefit of, the Exchequer in accordance with the directions of the Minister for Finance.

(4) In this section, “special account” means an account for the purposes of this Act in the joint names of the Executive and the Minister for Finance, which account shall—

(a) be an account with the Paymaster General, and

(b) be subject to such terms and conditions as the Minister for Finance, in consultation with the Minister, may determine.