Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1991)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

1991. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the target date he is working to for the passing of the marine planning and development management Bill. [36368/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The target timeframe for the publication of the Marine Planning and Development Management Bill, as set out in the Climate Action Plan to tackle Climate Breakdown, is Q4 2019. Once the legislation is published, it will be a matter for the Oireachtas to consider the timing of its consideration so I cannot be specific on a timeframe in that regard. If the Bill is enacted in due course, it will require further enabling measures post enactment to bring the new regime into operation including the necessary regulations, statutory guidelines and transitional arrangements.