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Service Level Agreements & Memorandum of Understanding


The Department of Defence has completed MOUs with:
Department of Agriculture; Food and Marine;
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Department of Foreign Affairs, and Trade
Department of Health;Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
Ministry of Defence, Finland
United Nations
The State Claims Agency
Banking & Payments Federation Ireland


SLAs have been agreed with:
Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) - for the provision by the Air Corps of an air transport service to GSOC Investigators.
Department of Health / Health Service Executive (HSE) – regarding an Air Ambulance Service provided by the Air Corps.
Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) – regarding Air Navigation Services between the IAA and the Air Corps.
Department of Justice and Equality – regarding the Garda Air Support Unit.
Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) – regarding Search and Rescue (SAR) support and other services provided by the Defence Forces to the IRCG.
Marine Institute (MI) – regarding surveys, information sharing and training between the MI and the Naval Service.
Met Éireann – regarding the exchange of meteorological data between the Naval Service and Met Éireann.
Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) - in relation to services provided by the Defence Forces to the AAIU in the event of an air accident.
Marine Survey Office (MSO) - in relation to port security services provided by the Naval Service to the MSO.
Department of Transport - provision of support by the Air Corps
Medico Unit in Cork University Hospital, - in relation to training assistance provided by the Naval Service to Medico.

Office of Public Works (OPW) – in relation to services provided by the Air Corps to the OPW during extreme weather events.
Irish Aid – in relation to a range of services provided by the Defence Forces regarding the Rapid Response initiative.
Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) – in relation to services provided by the Naval Service and Air Corps to the SFPA in regard to fisheries protection.
State Claims Agency (SCA) - in relation to services provided to the Department of Defence in respect of litigation.
An Garda Síochána – Terms of service between Civil Defence and An Garda Síochána in relation to emergency incidents.


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