Dáil Éireann - Volume 613 - 31 January, 2006
Written Answers. - Port Development.
Mr. Haughey Mr. Haughey
375. Mr. Haughey asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if responsibility for port matters has been transferred to the Department of Transport with effect from 1 January 2006; the Minister who will deal with an application for the infill of 52 acres of Dublin Bay by the Dublin Port Company under the Foreshore Act 1993; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3225/06]
Mr. Gallagher Mr. Gallagher
Mr. Gallagher: The maritime transport division of the Department, which has responsibility for commercial ports, shipping policy and the State’s regional ports and harbours, was transferred to the Department of Transport on 1 January 2006. Responsibility for the administration of the foreshore Acts remains with the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.
Dáil Éireann 613 Written Answers. Port Development.