Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Questions (580)

Eoghan Murphy

Question:

580. Deputy Eoghan Murphy asked the Minister for Health when the draft misuse of drugs (amendment) regulations, which will amend the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1988, will be submitted for Government approval to notify the draft regulations to the EU Commission; the reason for the delay in submitting the draft regulations for Government approval; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20934/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Work is ongoing on the drafting of regulations to amend the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1988. This process is taking longer than anticipated because it is a complex and technical body of work. The regulations will be finalised as soon as possible.