Wednesday, 28 January 2004

Questions (75)

Willie Penrose


175 Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Transport his plans to publish the draft regulations regarding the maximum height of commercial vehicles which he told the House on 20 November 2003 would be published within the next few weeks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2135/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Transport)

In order to facilitate and inform the public consultation process on the question of a maximum height for vehicles, I have decided that a background paper will accompany the draft regulations. The paper will provide a context for the draft regulations by outlining the considerations of the various interests involved in this matter. Publication of the draft regulations was deferred pending the completion of the information paper. I expect to be in a position to issue the draft regulations and information paper shortly.

Question No. 176 answered with QuestionNo. 146.
Questions Nos. 177 and 178 answered with Question No. 131.
Question No. 179 answered with QuestionNo. 151.
Questions Nos. 180, 181 and 182 answered with Question No. 130.