Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (988)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

988. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason vehicles over 15 years old cannot be used as taxis while this rule does not apply to buses or other public services vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23136/14]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has responsibility for the regulation of the taxi industry, including vehicle standards, 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.