Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Questions (420)

Seán Fleming

Question:

420. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of court prosecutions initiated by ESB Network Limited in each of the years 2014 to 2018; the result of each of these court cases; the number and values of fines issued in each year; the value of fines collected each year; the value of fines still outstanding in respect of these prosecutions; the arrangements in place to collect the outstanding fines; if he will provide an age analysis of these outstanding fines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15347/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

The initiation of legal proceedings is an operational matter for the Board and management of ESB Networks and is not one in which I, as Minister, have any statutory function.