Responsibilities of the Department.
The Department of State retains overall authority for all IPPCTP activities, including, but not limited to:
The design of the program mandated by IPPCTPA;
The formulation of policies and procedures concerning the IPPCTP;
The selection and oversight of the Program Administrator;
Coordination with other U.S. Government agencies and representatives of the governments of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland;
Establishment of the requirements for and approval of the United States employers who will participate in the program;
Upon recommendation of the Program Administrator or on its own motion, the Department may add or remove employers from the approved list and may authorize change of economic sector and geographic area for participants; and
By public notice in the Federal Register, will add or delete preferred target economic sectors and geographic areas for job/training opportunities.
[65 FR 14766, Mar. 17, 2000, as amended at 66 FR 52504, Oct. 16, 2001]