Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (960)

Dara Calleary

Question:

960. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason County Mayo does not have a facility for the renewing of taxi plates in view of the fact that there are 323 taxi plates renewed in the county each year and that the Road Safety Authority is located in the county. [22150/14]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has responsibility for the regulation of the small public service vehicle (SPSV) industry, including matters relating to SPSV vehicle licence renewals, under the provisions of the Taxi Regulation Act, 2013.

I have referred your question to the NTA for direct reply. If you do not receive a reply within ten working days please notify my private office.