Written Answers. - Semi-State Bodies.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

72 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs 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. [10235/00]

The only State-sponsored body under the aegis of the Department is the Agency for Personal Service Overseas – APSO – which was established in 1973 and incorporated in 1974 under the Companies Act (1963) to promote and sponsor temporary personal service by skilled Irish people in developing countries. No fees are paid either to the chairperson or to members of the board of APSO.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

73 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for Public Enterprise 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. [10236/00]

The information sought by the Deputy is on the following table.

Body

Statutory Provision

Fees (see Notes 1-3)

Aer Lingus Group plc(Est. 1936)

Air Companies Acts, 1936-1993

Chairman £7,500Director £5,000

Aer Rianta cpt(Est. 1937)

Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1998

Chairman £7,500Director £5,000

Bord Gais Eireann(Est. 1976)

Gas Acts, 1976-1998

Chairman £7,500Director £5,000

Bord na Mona plc.(Est. 1946)

Turf Development Acts, 1946 to 1998

Chairman £6,000Director £4,000

Coras Iompair Eireann(Est. 1950)

Transport Act, 1950

Chairman £80,000 (2)Director £5,000

Electricity Supply Board(Est. 1927)

Electricity (Supply) Act, 1927

Chairman £25,000 (3)Director £5,000

Irish Aviation Authority(Est. 1994)

Irish Aviation Authority Act, 1993

Chairman £7,500Director £5,000

Irish National Petroleum Corporation Ltd.(Est. 1979)

Companies Act, 1963(Articles of Association)

Chairman £7,500Director £5,000

An Post(Est. 1984)

Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983

Chairman £25,000 (3)Director £5,000

Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland(Est. 1992)

Radiological Protection Act, 1991 Chairman £4,000Director £2,500

Notes
(1)Fees were sanctioned by the Minister for Finance on 22 July 1992, with the exception of the following:
(2)Fee sanctioned by the Government on 28 March 2000
(3)Fee sanctioned by the Minister for Finance on 2 July 1996.