National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007

Strategy statement.

15.— (1) As soon as practicable after the share transfer day, the Agency shall prepare and submit to the Minister for approval a strategy statement for—

(a) in the case of the initial strategy statement, the ensuing five year period, and

(b) in the case of each subsequent strategy statement, the period specified by the Minister.

(2) Each strategy statement shall be prepared in such form and manner as the Minister may direct.

(3) In preparing a strategy statement, the Agency shall have regard to the need to ensure the most beneficial, effective and efficient use of its resources and shall include the following information:

(a) the key strategies and activities the Agency will pursue to further its objects and perform its functions;

(b) the outputs the Agency aims to achieve and against which its performance will be assessed;

(c) the staff, resources and expenditure proposals necessary to pursue the strategies and activities referred to in paragraph (a).

(4) As soon as practicable after approving a strategy statement, the Minister shall cause a copy of the statement to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas.