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The Youth Service (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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4.—(1) In accordance with arrangements approved by the Department, the Youth Council shall—

(a)advise the Department, education and library boards and other bodies on the development of the youth service;

(b)encourage cross-community activity by the youth service;

(c)encourage the provision of facilities for the youth service and facilities which are especially beneficial to young persons; and

(d)encourage and assist the co-ordination and efficient use of the resources of the youth service.

(2) The Youth Council may assist the efficient provision of administrative services (including training, equipment, and travel expenses) by voluntary headquarter organisations—

(a)which provide facilities for the youth service; and

(b)whose activities are exercisable or whose services are available throughout Northern Ireland and not only in some particular locality.

(3) For the purposes of its functions, the Youth Council, with the approval of the Department, may—

(a)receive donations and make charges for its services;

(b)organise, or assist in the organisation of, conferences, seminars or courses of training;

(c)print, publish and disseminate information relating to the youth service;

(d)visit other parts of the United Kingdom and other countries;

(e)co-operate with other bodies in the exercise or pursuit of any of its functions;

(f)carry out, or assist or co-operate with other persons in carrying out, research into and studies concerning matters relating to the youth service.

(4) The Department may, notwithstanding the provisions of any enactment rendering the performance of a function contingent upon the opinion of the Youth Council, give such directions as to the performance of the functions of the Youth Council as appear to the Department to be expedient.

(5) If the Youth Council fails to carry out any of its functions under this Order, the Department may direct the Youth Council to carry out those functions and the direction may specify how the functions are to be carried out.

(6) The Youth Council shall comply with any direction given to it under this Article.

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