Written Answers. - Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants.

Batt O'Keeffe

Question:

577 Mr. B. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Enterprise and Employment the reason for his decision to recognise the audit recognition for the Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants. [16153/96]

: I understand that my decision to recognise the Institute of Incorporated Accountants for audit purposes is now the subject of legal proceedings which my Department intends to defend vigorously. As this matter is, therefore,sub judice, it would not be appropriate for me to comment at the present time.