Bill entitled an Act to provide for a prohibition on the issue of any consent, licences or permits for the exploration, prospecting or leases or other permissions to facilitate Hydraulic Fracturing projects or the exploitation of shale gas from within the State, together with the development of any infrastructure or facilities required for Hydraulic Fracturing within the State, and includes a prohibition on the pursuit by any Minister, or State Agency or Body on behalf of the State engaging in Hydraulic Fracturing within the State, or to hold or otherwise act on as if they held any consent, licence or permit for the exploration, prospecting or leases or other permissions to facilitate Hydraulic Fracturing projects or the exploitation of shale gas from within the State, including development of any infrastructure or facilities required for Hydraulic Fracturing within the State. The prohibitions referred to include a prohibition extending to the territorial waters of the State.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2015

Sponsored by: Richard Boyd Barrett

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

The Bill was withdrawn by the sponsor.

17 Dec 2015

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
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17 Dec 2015

As Initiated

Prohibition of Hydraulic Fracturing Bill 2015

Debates

17 Dec 2015

Dáil Éireann

Prohibition of Hydraulic Fracturing Bill 2015: First Stage