Dáil Éireann - Volume 522 - 29 June, 2000
Written Answers. - Departmental Legal Action.
Dr. Upton Dr. Upton
240. Dr. Upton asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation the number of legal actions entered into by the Department within the last 12 months; the number that are either successful, failed or ongoing; the total cost of these actions; the number of barristers employed; and the amount of money given to each barrister. [19081/00]
Dr. McDaid Dr. McDaid
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation (Dr. McDaid): My Department did not initiate any legal actions in the past 12 months.
One case where I was named as a co-respondent in proceedings against another Minister was  referred to the Attorney General's and the Chief State Solicitor's Offices in the normal way.
Dáil Éireann 522 Written Answers. Departmental Legal Action.