S.I. No. 120/2014 - General Government Secured Borrowings Order 2014.

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 7th March, 2014.

I, MICHAEL NOONAN, Minister for Finance, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 67 (5) of the Credit Institutions (Stabilisation) Act 2010 (No. 36 of 2010), hereby make the following order:

1. (1) This Order may be cited as the General Government Secured Borrowings Order 2014.

(2) This order comes into operation on 14 March 2014.

2. The bodies listed in the schedule are prescribed for the purposes of Section 67 of the Credit Institutions (Stabilisation) Act 2010 (No. 36 of 2010).

3. This Order supersedes the General Government Secured Borrowings Order 2011 (No. 40 of 2011).


GIVEN under my Official Seal,

5 March 2014.


Minister for Finance.


(a) Central Government

(i) Departments of State

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Department of Defence

Department of Education and Skills

Department of Environment, Community and Local Government

Department of Finance

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Department of Health

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Department of Justice and Equality

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Department of Social Protection

Department of the Taoiseach

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

(ii) Additional Votes

The President’s Establishment

Office of the Attorney General

Central Statistics Office

Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

Office of the Appeals Commissioners (for the purposes of the Income Tax Acts)

Office of the Revenue Commissioners

Office of Public Works

State Laboratory

Secret Service

Chief State Solicitor’s Office (a component part of the Office of the Attorney General)

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Valuation Office

Public Appointments Service

Office of the Commission for Public Service Appointments

Office of the Ombudsman

National Gallery

Garda Síochána

Irish Prison Service

Courts Service

Property Registration Authority

Commissioners of Charitable Donations and Bequests for Ireland

International Co-operation (Official Development Assistance, accounted for by the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Health Services Executive

Army Pensions

Superannuation and Retired Allowances

(b) Other Non-market Agencies included in Central Government Sector

(i) General

An Bord Pleanála


Bord Bia

Failte Ireland

Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Inland Fisheries Ireland

Data Protection Commissioner

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

Enterprise Ireland

Environmental Protection Agency

Equality Authority


Food Safety Authority of Ireland


Grangegorman Development Agency

Health and Safety Authority

Health Service Executive

Higher Education Authority

Horse Racing Ireland

Housing Finance Agency

IDA Ireland

Irish Film Board

Irish Rail

Irish Research Council

Irish Sports Council

Irish Water Safety

Labour Relations Commission

Law Reform Commission

Legal Aid Board

Marine Institute

National Development Finance Agency (NDFA)

National Oil Reserve Agency

National Roads Authority

National Standards Authority of Ireland

National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA)

National Economic and Social Development Office

National Sports Campus Development Authority

Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland

Railway Procurement Agency (RPA)

Sea Fisheries Protection Authority


Teaching Council

The Arts Council (An Chomhairle Ealaíon)

Udaras Na Gaeltachta

National Disability Authority

Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ)


Voluntary Hospitals

Voluntary Secondary Schools (non-fee-charging)

Community Schools

Comprehensive Schools

Primary Schools (non-fee-charging)

Certain Fee charging schools1

1 Fee-charging schools are classified into the General Government Sector where fee-income covers less than 50% of their operating costs (pay, purchases of goods and services and depreciation)

Western Development Commission

(ii) Institutes of Technology and other similar institutions

Athlone Institute of Technology,

Institute of Technology Blanchardstown,

Institute of Technology Carlow,

Cork Institute of Technology,

Dublin Institute of Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology,

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology,

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology,

Letterkenny Institute of Technology,

Limerick Institute of Technology,

Institute of Technology Sligo,

Institute of Technology Tallaght,

Institute of Technology Tralee,

Waterford Institute of Technology.

(iii) Education and Training Boards

City of Dublin Education and Training Board

Donegal Education and Training Board

Kerry Education and Training Board

Cork Education and Training Board

Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board

Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board

Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board

Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board

Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board

Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board

Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board

Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board

Louth and Meath Education and Training Board

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

Tipperary Education and Training Board

Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board

(c) Extra Budgetary Funds included in Central Government Sector

Adult Education Organisations Fund

Bank Guarantee Scheme Fund

Bilateral and Other Aid Fund

Capital Service Redemption Account (CSRA)

Ciste Na Gaeilge

Carbon Fund

Department Of Education Scholarship Fund

Dormant Accounts Fund

Fishery Harbour Centres Fund

Fund For Cultural, Scientific Etc. Organisations

Fund for Organisations Promoting Ireland as An Educational Centre

Garda Siochána Reward Fund

Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund

Intestate Estates Fund Deposit Account

Local Authority Library and Archive Service

Local Government (Equalisation) Fund

Local Loans Fund

National Lottery Suspense Account

National Pensions Reserve Fund

National Training Fund

Plastic Bag/Ground Fill Levy Fund

Post Office Savings Bank Fund

Programme for Peace and Reconciliation

Provision and Renovation of Swimming Pools

Rent and Interest Account No. 3

Restricted Licences Conversion Fund

Residential Institutions Redress Scheme

Residential Institutions Education Fund

Scientific and Technological Education (Investment) Fund

Small Savings Reserve Fund (SSRF)

Social Insurance Fund

Special Account for Compensation of Hep C

Sundry Monies Deposit Account

Voluntary Housing Scheme

Western Investment Fund


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The purpose of this Order is to prescribe the persons and bodies subject to the provisions of Section 67 of the Credit Institutions (Stabilisation) Act 2010 , which provides that secured borrowing by the prescribed persons and bodies requires the consent of the Minister for Finance.

1 Fee-charging schools are classified into the General Government Sector where fee-income covers less than 50% of their operating costs (pay, purchases of goods and services and depreciation)