Tailte Éireann Act 2022


Number 50 of 2022




Preliminary and General


1. Short title and commencement

2. Interpretation

3. Laying of orders

4. Expenses

5. Repeals


Establishment of Tailte Éireann

6. Establishment day

7. Establishment of Tailte Éireann

8. Functions of Tailte Éireann

9. Board of Tailte Éireann

10. Functions of Board

11. Chief executive of Tailte Éireann

12. Resignation, removal of chief executive

13. Functions of chief executive

14. Acting chief executive

15. Consultation by chief executive with Board

16. Delegation of functions of chief executive

17. Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament or local government

18. Accountability of chief executive to Oireachtas Committees

19. Staff of Tailte Éireann

20. Consultants and advisers

21. Disclosure of interests

22. Strategy statement

23. Reports to Minister

24. Confidential Information

25. Fees

26. Expenses of Tailte Éireann


Dissolution of bodies, transfer of functions and related matters

Chapter 1

Dissolution of bodies and transfer of functions

27. Dissolution of bodies

28. Transfer of functions to Tailte Éireann

29. References in enactments

30. Transfer of land and other property

31. Transfer of rights and liabilities, and continuation of leases, licences and permissions granted by dissolved body

32. Liability for loss occurring before establishment day, continuance of pending legal proceedings

33. Provisions consequent upon conferral of functions or transfer of assets and liabilities

34. Saver for certain matters

Chapter 2

Transfer of staff and superannuation

35. Transfer of staff to Tailte Éireann

36. Further provisions regarding superannuation - Ordnance Survey Ireland

Chapter 3

Records and accounts

37. Records of dissolved bodies, Commissioner of Valuation, Boundary Surveyor

38. Final accounts, final annual report of dissolved bodies, Commissioner of Valuation, Boundary Surveyor


Amendments to other enactments

39. Amendment of Act of 1997

40. Amendments to Act of 2001

41. Amendment of Act of 2006



Acts Referred to

Adoptive Leave Acts 1995 and 2005

Boundary Survey (Ireland) Act 1854 (17 & 18 Vict. c.17)

Carer’s Leave Act 2001 (No. 19)

Civil Service Regulation Act 1956 (No. 46)

Civil Service Regulation Acts 1956 to 2005

Companies Act 2014 (No. 38)

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act 1993 (No. 8)

Comptroller and Auditor General Acts 1866 to 1998

Ethics in Public Office Act 1995 (No. 22)

Ethics in Public Office Acts 1995 and 2001

European Parliament Elections Act 1997 (No. 2)

Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005

Ordnance Survey Ireland Act 2001 (No. 43)

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 (No. 20)

Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019 (No. 35)

Parental Leave Acts 1998 to 2019

Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (No. 11)

Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (No. 14)

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 (No. 29)

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001 (No. 45)

Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 (No. 33)

Public Service Management Act 1997 (No. 27)

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2014

Registration of Deeds and Title Act 2006 (No. 12)

Registration of Title Act 1964 (No. 16)

Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 to 2014

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2015

Valuation Act 2001 (No. 13)


Number 50 of 2022


An Act to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as Tailte Éireann; to provide for the dissolution of the Property Registration Authority and Ordnance Survey Ireland and to provide for the transfer of their functions to Tailte Éireann; to provide for the transfer of the functions of the Commissioner of Valuation and the Boundary Surveyor to Tailte Éireann; to amend the Public Service Management Act 1997 , the Valuation Act 2001 and the Registration of Deeds and Title Act 2006 ; to provide for the repeal of certain enactments; and to provide for related matters. [21st December, 2022]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: