Written Answers. - Radiological Protection.

Bernard Allen

Question:

307 Mr Allen asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of organisations prosecuted by his Department in 1999 and 2000 for offences under the radiological protection legislation; and the number of prosecutions which were successful in each year. [7437/01]

The prosecution of companies and organisations for breaches of radiological protection legislation is the responsibility of the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland. The chief executive officer of the institute has been asked to forward the information sought directly to the Deputy.