Dáil Éireann - Volume 458 - 21 November, 1995
Written Answers. - Abolition of Ground Rents.
Mr. Haughey Mr. Haughey
149. Mr. Haughey asked the Minister for Justice the measures, including legislation and proposals for a constitutional amendment, if any, she is taking to abolish ground rents; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17168/95]
Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen) Nora Owen
Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen): The Government policy agreement contains a commitment to introduce legislation to abolish ground rents as a specific lien on residential property and convert them into normal commerical debt. I am examining at present the measures which would be necessary to give effect  to this with a view to putting the matter before Government.
Dáil Éireann 458 Written Answers. Abolition of Ground Rents.