Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (466, 472)

Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

466. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his plans to introduce climate legislation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10260/13]

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Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

472. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if future climate legislation is to be brought before Dáil Éireann, if he will give an assurance that it will be poverty proofed in advance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10322/13]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 466 and 472 together.

I refer to the reply to Question No. 132 of 5 February 2013.

The final General Scheme of a Bill will, in due course, be subject to a full regulatory impact assessment.