Written Answers. - Ministerial Orders.

Andrew Boylan

Question:

31 Mr. Boylan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands the number and nature of each ministerial order signed by her since her appointment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19690/98]

Ministerial orders which I have signed, in the exercise of my statutory responsibilities, since my appointment are set out as follows:

Orders relating to Wildlife

Declarations under Regulations 3(1) (a) and (b) of the European Communities (Wildlife Act, 1976) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S. I. No. 254 of 1986), to allow control of certain wild bird species throughout Munster, Leinster, Connacht and the counties Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan, and the control of species representing a threat to Air Safety.

Covering

Periods from

Threat to Air Safety

1 October 1997 to 31 January 1999

Area of Connacht

1 October 1997 to 31 January 1999

Area of Leinster

1 October 1997 to 31 January 1999

Area of Munster

1 October 1997 to 31 January 1999

Counties of Cavan Donegal & Monaghan.

1 October 1997 to 31 January 1999

Statutory Instrument — European Communities (Conservation of Wild Birds) (Amendment) Regulations, 1998. (S.I. No. 154 of 1998).
Statutory Instrument — European Communities (Natural Habitats) (Amendments) Regulation, 1998 (S I. No. 233 of 1998).
Statutory Instrument — Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 1998. (S.I. No. 331 of 1998).
Statutory Instrument — Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1998. (S.I. No. 332 of 1998).
Statutory Instrument — Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997. (S.I. No. 363 of 1997).
Orders relating to Waterways
Shannon Navigation (Extension of Limits of Navigation) By-laws, 1998
Orders relating to Arts and Culture
Statutory Instrument — National Cultural Institutions Act, 1997 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order, 1997, (S.I No. 328 of 1997).
Orders relating to National Monuments and Historic Properties
I refer the Deputy to Question No. 175 of yesterday which lists (a) the sites entered on the Register of National Monuments and (b) Preservation Orders made under the provisions of the National Monuments Acts, 1930 to 1994, since my appointment as Minister.