Written Answers. - State Agencies.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

68 Mr. Roche asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment 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 her Department; the fees paid to the chairman and ordinary directors of these bodies; and when these fees were last agreed. [10233/00]

The following table outlines the fees of chairmen and members, the implementing legislation and the year of establishment in respect of the agencies under the aegis of my Department. The level of fees was last agreed in 1992. Civil servants acting on State boards receive no remuneration.

Organisation

Chairman

Member

ImplementationLegislation

YearEst'd

Forfás

£6,000

£4,000

Industrial Development Act, 1993

1993

IDA Ireland

£6,000

£4,000

Industrial Development Act, 1993

1993

Enterprise Ireland

£6,000

£4,000

Industrial Development (Enterprise Ireland) Act, 1998

1998

FÁS

£6,000

£4,000

The Labour Services Act, 1987

1987

FÁS Intl Consulting

£3,000

£2,000

The Labour Services Act, 1987

1988

Organisation

Chairman

Member

ImplementationLegislation

YearEst'd

Shannon Development

£4,000

£2,500

Shannon Free Airport Development Company Ltd Act, 1959

1959

NSAI

£4,000

£2,500

The National Standards Authority of Ireland Act, 1996

1996

National Authority for Occupational Safety and Health (HSA)

£4,000

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 1989

1989

NET

£4,000

£2,500

Nitrigin Eireann Teoranta Act, 1963

1961

Crafts Council of Ireland*

£4,000

£100per meeting

A limited company incorporated under the Companies Acts

1976*The Council was first established in 1971 and was subsequently incorporated as a limited company in 1976. Council members are paid a rate of £100 per meeting attended.