Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Questions (244)

Bernard Durkan


244. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will clarify the basis on which Kildare County Council carried out improvements, upgrading and maintenance on a regular basis on the road serving the properties of persons (details supplied) in County Kildare while now maintaining that the road in question is not taken in charge and citing a requirement under the 2009 Act to the effect that the residents involved are required to obtain a court order to continue to enjoy the rights and entitlements they have enjoyed since the 1970s; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32464/13]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

It is my understanding that the road referred to is a private road and is therefore not a matter for my Department.  Furthermore I understand the Act referred to by the Deputy maybe the Land and Conveyance Act 2009, this being the case my Department has no function in the matter