asked the Minister for Lands if he will consider the keeping of a special register of the acquisition of land or property by non-nationals and non-nationals who have become Irish citizens, in view of increased immigration from the Continent while nearly one thousand Irish people emigrate every week.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Acquisition of Land: Register of Purchases by Non-Nationals.
Since the coming into operation of Sections 33 and 34 of the Finance Act, 1961, on 1st August last, particulars of the relevant transactions involving non-nationals are being recorded by the Land Commission.
The acquisition of land or property by Irish citizens is outside the scope of these arrangements.