Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Questions (495)

Barry Cowen

Question:

495. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of Bills sponsored by his Department that have been enacted since November 2013, in tabular form. [50314/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

Since November 2013 there has been 13 Bills sponsored by my Department that have been enacted, they are as follows:-

Bill

Date/ Year Bill Enacted

ACT

Minerals Development Bill 2015

2017

Minerals Development Act 2017

Radiological Protection (Amendment) Bill

2018

Radiological Protection (Amendment) Act 2018

The Communications Regulation (postal Services) (Amendment) Bill 2015

2015

The Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Act 2015

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Bill 2016

2017

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Act 2017

Gas Regulation Bill 2013

2013

Gas Regulation Act 2013

Energy Bill 2016

2016

Energy Act 2016

Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Bill

2017

Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2017

Telecommunications Services (Ducting and Cables) Bill 2018

2018

Telecommunications Services (Ducting and Cables) Act 2018

Petroleum (Exploration and Extraction) Safety (Amendment) Bill

2015

Petroleum (Exploration and Extraction) Safety Act 2015

*Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of

Onshore Petroleum Bill

2016

Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Act 2017

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014

2015

The Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015

2015

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015

ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Bill 2013 (Bill 135 of 2013)

2014

ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) Act 2014

*This was a Private Members Bill supported by the Government.