Written Answers. - Semi-State Bodies.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

82 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Development 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. [10238/00]

The information requested by the Deputy is as follows:

Name

YearEstablished

Legal Basis

Statutory Instrument

Chairman'sFees

Directors'Fees

Date Last Agreed

Irish National Stud

1945

National Stud Act, 1945

£3,000

£2,000

1 July, 1992

Bord na gCon

1958

Greyhound Industry Act, 1958

£3,000

£2,000

1 July, 1992

Teagasc

1988

Agriculture (Research, Training and Advice) Act, 1988

£6,000

£4,000

1 July, 1992

An Bord Glas

1990

An Bord Glas Act, 1990

£3,000

£2,000

1 July, 1992

An Bord Bia (The Irish Food Board)

1994

An Bord Bia Act, 1994 as amended by An Bord Bia (Amendment) Act, 1995 and An Bord Bia (Amendment) Act, 1996

£6,000

£4,000

13 October,1994

Irish Horseracing Authority

1994

Irish Horseracing Industry Act, 1994

£6,000

£4,000

1 December, 1994

National Milk Agency

1994

Milk (Regulation of Supply) Act, 1994. Milk (Regulation of Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1995. Milk (Regulation of Supply) (Amendment) Act, 1996

Milk (Regulation of Supply) (Establishment of National Milk Agency) Order, 1994. S.I. No. 409 of 1994

£4,000

Nil

7 April, 1995

Western Development Commission

1999

Western Development Commission Act, 1998

Western Development Commission Act, 1998 (Establishment Day) Order, 1999

£3,000

£2,000

1 February,1999