Written Answers. - State Bodies.

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

677 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the committees, boards, companies or other bodies under the auspices of his Department which were established pursuant to statutory instrument; if he will give details of the statutory instrument in each case; if there are any proposals to have the body in question given a basis in statute as opposed to statutory instrument; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19668/00]

The information requested is set out below. There is no proposal to change the legal basis for those listed.

Name of committee, board, company or other body established pursuant to Statutory Instrument.

Relevant StatutoryInstrument

Primary Legislation

Medical Bureau of Road Safety

Medical Bureau of Road Safety(Establishment)Order 1968S.I. No. 241 of 1968

Road Traffic Act 1968Section 37

National Safety Council

National Safety Council(Establishment)Order 1987S.I. No. 327 of 1987

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971

Building Regulations Advisory Body

The Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1998 (Amendment) Order 1999S.I. No 318 of 1999

Building Control Act, 1990Section 14

Name of committee, board, company or other body established pursuant to Statutory Instrument.

Relevant StatutoryInstrument

Primary Legislation

Dublin Docklands Development Authority

Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act 1997 (Establishment Day) OrderS.I. No. 136 of 1997

Dublin Dockland Development Act 1997

Steering Committee of Dublin Transportation Office

Dublin Transportation Office(Establishment)Order 1995S.I. No. 289 of 1995

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971

Dublin Transportation Office Advisory Committee

Dublin Transportation Office (Establishment) Order (Amendment) Order 1999S.I. No. 337 of 1999

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971

National Roads Authority

National Roads Authority (Establishment) Order 1993 S.I. No. 407 of 1993

Roads Act 1993

Local Government Computer Services Board

The Local Government Computer Services Board (Establishment) Order 1975S.I. No. 212 of 1975

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971

Local Government Management Services Board

The Local Government Management Services Board (Establishment) Order 1996S.I. No. 410 of 1996

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971

Fire Services Council

Fire Services Council (Establishement) Order 1983S.I. No. 175 of 1983

Fire Services Act 1981Section 16

Irish Water Safety Association

Irish Water Safety Association (Establishment) Order 1999S.I. No. 361

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971

National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee

S.I No. 448 of 1998

Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998Section 19 & 20

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

678 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the committees, boards, companies or other bodies under the auspices of his Department which were established otherwise than pursuant to statute or statutory instrument; if there are any proposals to have the body in question given a statutory basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19683/00]

The information requested is set out below:–

Name of committee, board, company or other body established otherwise than pursuant to Statute or Statutory Instrument.

Any proposals to have the body in question given a statutory basis.

An Grúpa Stiurtha

No

Comhar (National Sustainable Development Partnership)

No

Consultation Group on Greenhouse Gas Emmission Trading

No

Name of committee, board, company or other body established otherwise than pursuant to Statute or Statutory Instrument.

Any proposals to have the body in question given a statutory basis.

Cross Departmental Team on Homelessness

No

Expert Advisory Group on Spatial Planning

No

Expert Advisory Panel on Living over the shop

No

Expert Advisory Panel on Urban Renewal

No

Forum for the Construction Industry

No

High Level Group on Road Safety

No

Housing Forum

No

Inter-Agency Advisory Panel on Nitrates

No

Inter-Departmental Committee on Peacetime Emergencies

No

Inter-departmental Steering Committee on Spatial Planning

No

National Anti Litter Forum

No

National Co-ordinating Committee for Mountain and Cave Rescue

No

Name of committee, board, company or other body established otherwise than pursuant to Statute or Statutory Instrument.

Any proposals to have the body in question given a statutory basis.

National Rural Water Monitoring Committee

No

Planning Group on Local Authority Rent Assistance

No

School Libraries Working Group

No

Steering Group on Implementation of Branching Out –‘A New Public Library Service'

No

Task Force on Special Housing Aid for the Elderly

No

The Commission on the Private Rented Sector

No

The Housing Unit Consultative Committee

No

Working Group on Voluntary andCo-Operative Housing

No

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

679 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the committees, boards, companies or other bodies under the auspices of his Department which it is proposed to establish; if it is intended that each such body will have a statutory basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19698/00]

Name of committee, board, company or other body which it is proposed to establish.

Is it intended that each such body will have a statutory basis.

Economic and Social Infrastructure Operational Programme Monitoring Committee

No