Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Questions (174)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

174. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance further to the judgement in the High Court case between the National Asset Management Agency and the Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Information, the total legal fees incurred by NAMA to date in the case and the estimate of all legal costs including those of the OCEI. [11488/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I am advised by the National Treasury Management Agency that costs totalling €71,350 have been incurred by them to date in respect of the case referred to by the Deputy. My colleague, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, has advised me that the Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Information has informed him that the estimated fees incurred by them to date in respect of the case referred to by the Deputy is €50,000.