Written Answers. - Semi-State Bodies.

Dick Roche

Ceist:

70 Mr. Roche asked the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources the name, the year of establishment, the basis under statute, statutory instrument or otherwise of commercial and non-commercial State-sponsored bodies under the aegis of his Department; the fees paid to the chairman and ordinary directors of these bodies; and when these fees were last agreed. [10234/00]

The information requested is as follows:

Body

Year Est

Legal Basis

Chairman's Fee (£P.A.)

Directors' Fees (£P.A.)

Fees Last Agreed

Coilte Teoranta

1989

Forestry Act, 1988

6,000

4,000

1992

Bord Iascaigh Mhara

1952

Sea Fisheries Act, 1952-S.I. No. 100 of 1952

4,000

2,500

1992

Arramara Teoranta

1947

Alginate Industry (Ireland) Act, 1947

3,000

2,000

1995

Marine Institute

1991

Marine Institute Act, 1991

4,000

2,000

1995

Central Fisheries Board

1980

S.I. No. 323 of 1980, Fisheries Act 1980

3,000

None

1992

Port of Cork Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

6,000

4,000

1997

Dublin Port Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

6,000

4,000

1997

Dun Laoghaire Harbour Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

6,000

4,000

1997

Port of Waterford Co.

1999

Harbours Act, 1996

6,000

4,000

1999

Drogheda Port Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

4,000

2,500

1997

Foynes Port Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

4,000

2,500

1997

Galway Harbour Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

4,000

2,500

1997

New Ross Port Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

4,000

2,500

1997

Shannon Estuary Ports Co.

1997

Harbours Act, 1996

4,000

2,500

1997

Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights Commission

1999

S.I. No. 377 of 1999, British Irish Agreement Act 1999 (Commencment) Order, 1999

8,000

5,000

1999

Notes:
1.The Regional Fisheries Boards (7) were established in 1980 under S.I. No. 324 of 1980, Fisheries Regions Order, 1980. The Chairmen and members of these Boards do not receive any fees.
2.Non-Commercial Harbours
Under the 1946 and 1976 Harbours Acts there are 15 Harbour Authorities in existence. The Chairpersons and Directors of these Authorities do not receive any fees.
3.The Salmon Research Agency of Ireland (SRAI) was established pursuant to Trust in 1956. The Chairman and members are not paid any fees. This agency is being integrated with the Marine Institute.
4.COFORD the Council for forestry research and development, was established on a non-statutory basis in 1993. Its directors do not receive any fees.
5.The Fisheries Co-operative Societies (8) were established in 1992 under S.I. No. 126 of 1992 Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1991 (Fisheries Co-operative Societies) Order, 1992. The Chairmen of these societies do not receive fees.