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Written Answers. - Galway Weighbridge Prosecutions.

Wednesday, 12 June 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 466 No. 7

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 142. Mr. Molloy Information on Robert Molloy Zoom on Robert Molloy  asked the Minister for Justice Information on Nora Owen Zoom on Nora Owen  the number of vehicles that have been checked for overloading at the weighbridges in County Galway in each year since the weighbridges were provided; the number of prosecutions that have been initiated during this period in respect of each of the weighbridges provided; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12267/96]

Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen): Information on Nora Owen Zoom on Nora Owen The [1920] details sought by the Deputy are set out in the following tabular statement:

Year No. of Vehicles Weighed No. of Prosecutions
1986 95 18
1987 115 26
1988 72 27
1989 108 41
1990 94 35
1991 56 55
1992 37 20
1993 40 26
1994 110 32
1995 51 30


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