Dáil Éireann - Volume 639 - 16 October, 2007
Written Answers. - Regulatory Impact Assessments.
Deputy Denis Naughten Deputy Denis Naughten
Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the number of regulatory impact assessments produced by her Department since the adoption of the policy by Government; the number of appropriate decisions made by her Department which did not include such assessments; the reason for same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23901/07]
Deputy Mary Coughlan Deputy Mary Coughlan
Deputy Mary Coughlan: To date, my Department has applied and completed one Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) to the proposed Forestry Bill, which is awaiting submission to Government. My Department is not aware of any area where an RIA should have been applied, but was not. My officials are aware of the need and conditions for an RIA to be carried out in line with the Cabinet decision of June 2005 in that regard.
Dáil Éireann 639 Written Answers. Regulatory Impact Assessments.