Written Answers. - Semi-State Bodies.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

161 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation the name, the year of establishment, the basis under statute, statutory instrument or otherwise of commercial and non-commercial State-sponsored bodies under the aegis of his Department; the fees paid to the chairman and ordinary directors of these bodies; and when these fees were last agreed. [10245/00]

The relevant bodies operating under the aegis of my Department are Bord Fáilte Éireann, CERT and the Irish Sports Council. The information sought by the Deputy is presented in the following tabular statement.

Area Development Management – ADM – Limited also operates under the aegis of my Department. It was set up in 1992 by the Irish Government and the European Commission. It is a company limited by guarantee under the Companies' Acts and no fees are paid to the chairman or ordinary directors.

Name

Year of Establishment

Legal Basis

Fee for Chairman

Fee for Directors/Members of Board/Council

Date Fees Agreed

Bord Fáilte
1939
Tourist Traffic Acts 1939-1998
£6,000
£4,000
1963
CERT
1963
A company limited by guarantee under the Companies' Acts
£4,000
No fee payable
1992
Irish Sports Council
1999
Irish Sports Council Act, 1999
£3,000
No fee payable
1999

Dick Roche

Ceist:

162 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for Education and Science the name, the year of establishment, the basis under statute, statutory instrument or otherwise of commercial and non-commercial State-sponsored bodies under the aegis of his Department; the fees paid to the chairman and ordinary directors of these bodies; and when these fees were last agreed. [10246/00]

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table. All of the bodies listed are non-commercial bodies.

Table of non-commercial bodies under the aegis of the Department of Education and Science

Body

Established

Legal Basis

Fees Paid

Last agreed

Higher Education Authority

1968

HEA Act, 1971

£2,500 (a)

1992

National Council for Educational Awards

1972

NCEA Act, 1979

None

N/A

Royal Irish Academy

1785

Charter

None

N/A

Royal Irish Academy of Music

1856

Charter

None

N/A

Body

Established

Legal Basis

Fees Paid

Last agreed

Institúid Teangeolaíochta Éireann

1972

Companies Act

None

N/A

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

1940

IAS Act, 1940

None

N/A

Leargas – The Exchange Bureau (b)

1995

Companies Act

None

N/A

Gaisce – Gradam an Uachtaráin – The President's Award (c)

1996

Companies Act

None

N/A

(a)The Chairman of the Higher Education Authority does not receive a fee.
(b)Established on an administrative basis in 1982.
(c)Established on an administrative basis 1986.