Tuesday, 19 October 2004

Questions (273)

Richard Bruton

Question:

413 Mr. R. Bruton asked the Minister for Transport further to Parliamentary Question No. 467 of 15 June 2004, the response to the investigation he initiated; the reason an international road freight carriers licence continues to be held when the person is clearly in breach of the existing planning laws as regards the haulage business; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25471/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Transport)

The responsibility for the enforcement of planning laws rests with the relevant local authority in the first instance. The matter has been investigated and my Department has been informed by Kilkenny County Council that the haulage operations can continue to operate from the existing premises.