This Banking Division deals with strategies for the banking and payment sectors in Ireland, policies relating to the provision of credit in the economy, credit and payments regulation, consumer protection, addressing distressed mortgages and difficulties with personal and small/medium business debt. It is responsible for policies on Central Bank powers and functions and NTMA managed funding and investment strategies (e.g. NewEra or the ISIF).
The Facilities Management Unit is responsible for the on-going day to day operations to support the Department through management of accommodation and facilities for the provision of safe accommodation and welfare facilities and maintenance of the Safety Management System. It is also responsible for ensuring that all activities are carried out within the framework of the Safety management System and Safety Statement.