Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (275)

Martin Heydon


275. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the primary legislation enacted since May 2016; and if the legislation in each case placed additional regulatory burdens on small and medium enterprises. [31487/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The table below sets out the primary legislation enacted by my Department since May 2016:

Primary Legislation


Appropriation Act 2016

20 December 2016

Statute Law Revision Act 2016

26 December 2016

Ministers and Secretaries Act 2017

19 July 2017

National Shared Services Office Act 2017

26 July 2017

Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017

16 December 2017

Appropriation Act 2017

18 December 2017

Appropriation Act 2018

20 December 2018

Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Act 2018

26 December 2018

Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment Act) 2018

27 December 2018

Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019

4 March 2019

This legislation does not place regulatory burdens on small and medium enterprises. The Deputy may be aware that a key objective of the Public Service Reform programme that is led by my Department is to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of public service delivery, including services to small and medium enterprises.