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Ireland/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.3 Allocation of public funds

The Arts Act 2003, section 24 enshrines the arms length principle for the first time in legislation. Other public funding for culture is subject to normal public procurement processes. The increasing allocation of arts funding directly by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (DAHG) without reference to published criteria has been noted by commentators in recent years.


Chapter published: 10-06-2015

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