State agencies and state enterprises, 2015

Muiris MacCarthaigh*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-79
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

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The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), an independent, statutory body, was established on 1 October under the Workplace Relations Act, 2015. The role of the WRC is to assume the roles and functions previously carried out by the National Employment Rights Authority, the Equality Tribunal, the Labour Relations Commission, the Rights Commissioners Service and the first-instance (complaints and referrals) functions of the Employment Appeals Tribunal. Sport Ireland, which takes responsibility for sport, was established from a merger between the National Sports Campus Development Authority and the Irish Sports Council, arising from the Sport Ireland Act, 2015. Transport Infrastructure Ireland was established in August through a merger of the National Roads Authority and the Railway Procurement Agency, as provided for under the Roads Act, 2015.

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  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)

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