Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (211)

Nicky McFadden

Question:

213 Deputy Nicky McFadden asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his proposals to enforce mandatory separate legal representation for voluntary transfers of farms; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32552/12]

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Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Simon Coveney): I am aware of a proposal made in relation to this matter by the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland. I, as Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, have no statutory functions in relation to the regulatory affairs or oversight of the Law Society of Ireland.