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Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (Section 25(6)) Regulations, 1998


Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (Section 25(6)) Regulations, 1998

S.I. No. 520

1998

I, Charlie McCreevy, Minister for Finance, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (No. 13 of 1997), hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (Section 25(6)) Regulations, 1998.

2. The Minister for Finance and the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment are hereby prescribed for the purposes of section 25(6) of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (No. 13 of 1997).

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

this 22nd day of December, 1998.

L.S. CHARLIE McCREEVY, T.D., Minister for Finance.

Pn. 6616

Price 60p

Postage 36p

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

The FOI Act provides for the use of ministerial certificates in certain limited circumstances and for periodic review of such use by the Taoiseach and prescribed Ministers. These Regulations prescribe the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment for this purpose.