Written Answers. - Proposed Legislation.

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

672 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the proposals for legislation being prepared under the auspices of his Department where heads have not yet been approved by the Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19593/00]

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

673 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the proposals for legislation being prepared under the auspices of his Department where heads have been approved by the Government; the expected date of publication; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19608/00]

I propose to take Questions Nos. 672 and 673 together.

The information requested is contained in the press release on the Government legislation programme issued by the Government Chief Whip on 27 September. A copy of the press release is available in the Oireachtas Library.