Gaeltacht Act 2012


Language Planning

Definitions (Part 2).

6.— In this Part—

“Gaeltacht area” means an area that was before the passing of this Act determined to be a Gaeltacht area by order made under section 2 of the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 1956 and continued to be such an area by section 7 (1);

“Gaeltacht Language Planning Area” means an area designated by order under section 7 (2) to be a Gaeltacht Language Planning Area;

“Gaeltacht Service Town” means a town designated by order under section 9 (1) to be a Gaeltacht Service Town;

“Irish Language Network” means a community designated by order under section 11 (1) to be an Irish Language Network;

“organisation” means a body corporate (whether a corporation aggregate or a corporation sole) or an unincorporated body of persons;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under section 3 ; and

“town” means a place the population of which, as ascertained by the census of population which for the time being is the last published census of population, exceeds 1,000.