These Regulations transfer certain functions previously vested in the Department of Justice to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, including the co-ordination of Government policy in relation to integration in Irish society of ethnic minorities, migrants and persons of migrant origin,
the International Protection Accommodation Services (IPAS) which offers accommodation and related services to persons seeking international protection in the State, the International Protection Procurement Services (IPPS) and the procurement of accommodation to house persons seeking international protection in the State, the giving of permission to enter and remain in the State for resettlement or for temporary protection (other than the function of giving such permission as part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme Humanitarian Admission Programme), referred to in section 59(1) of the International Protection Act 2015 (No. 66 of 2015), and the entering in a register referred to in section 59(1) of the International Protection Act 2015 (No. 66 of 2015) of the names of persons to whom permission to enter and remain in the State for resettlement or for temporary protection, is given, and the maintenance of such a register. Certain functions under the Reception Conditions Regulations are also transferred from the Minister for Children to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, including provision of information to recipients, provision of material reception conditions, variation of material reception conditions where recipient in receipt of income, withdrawal or reduction of material reception conditions, designation of accommodation centre, and vulnerable persons.