Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012

Performance of Minister’s functions by other person.

13.— (1) The Minister may appoint in writing another person to perform the functions of the Minister under sections 11 and 12 on such terms and conditions as the Minister may specify and in accordance with any guidance the Minister may issue to the person so appointed.

(2) A person appointed under this section shall have all such powers as are conferred on the Minister under sections 11 and 12 , unless otherwise specified by the Minister in the terms of the appointment.

(3) Where the Minister makes or withdraws an appointment under this section, he or she shall cause to be published details of such appointment or withdrawal in the Iris Oifigiúil and shall lay details before each House of the Oireachtas, including the terms and conditions, if any, of that appointment or withdrawal.