Tuesday, 10 February 2004

Ceisteanna (373)

Emmet Stagg

Ceist:

449 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if regulations bringing into force section 261 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 have been made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3943/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)

My Department is currently finalising detailed guidance for the assistance of planning authorities on the implementation of section 261 (on the control of quarries) of the Planning and Development Act 2000. It is intended to commence this section of the Act following the publication of the guidance this spring.