Request For Submissions on Official Languages Act 2003
Preparation of a draft Scheme by the Department of Health
The Department of Health proposes to draft a scheme in accordance with Section 15 of the Official Languages Act 2003. The primary objective of the Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish.
The Department of Health now wishes to invite representations in relation to the draft scheme from any interested parties. Ideally submissions should be written and sent electronically to Business_Support@health.gov.ie by 21 November 2012.
Alternatively they may be posted to
Business Support Unit
Department of Health
Information in relation to the mandate and role/services of the Department is available on www.doh.ie
Further information in relation to the Act is available on the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht website www.ahg.gov.ie or by email request to email@example.com
All those making submissions should be aware that submissions received may be subject to requests for release under the Freedom of Information Acts.
The closing date for submissions has now been extended to 30 November 2012.