Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Questions (693)

Tony McLoughlin

Question:

693. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government when the associated regulations on the holding of plebiscites for place names will be laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas in view of the fact that the Local Government Act 2019 has been enacted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11488/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

Following enactment of the Local Government Act 2019, in January 2019, the Regulations to prescribe how ballots to change a place-name are to be conducted by a local authority or municipal district are at an advanced stage of preparation and should be complete shortly.