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Written Answers. - Appropriations-in-Aid.

Thursday, 17 October 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 555 No. 4

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 55. Mr. R. Bruton Information on Richard Bruton Zoom on Richard Bruton  asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Information on Mary Harney Zoom on Mary Harney  the details of the appropriations-in-aid raised by her Department in 2000 and 2001; her estimate for the outturn for 2002; and the percentage yearly increase in each subhead. [18707/02]

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (Ms Harney): Information on Mary Harney Zoom on Mary Harney I have provided the information requested in the following table:

Appropriations-in-Aid Itemised A-in-A raised in 2000 A-in-A raised in 2001 % Yearly Difference from 2000 to 2001 A-in-A estimated outturn for 2002 Estimated % Yearly Difference from 2001 to 2002
  % %
           
Receipts under the Trademark Act, 1963 and Patents Act, 1964 6,960,361 7,766,137 12 7,618,000 2
           
Office of the Director of Consumer Affairs 1,071,838 1,197,046 12 1,131,000 6
           
Companies Registration Office 10,011,336 11,321,889 13 14,324,000 27
           
Occasional Trading Licences 16,011 11,491 28 11,000 4
           
Fees in respect of the supervision of Insurance undertakings 1,735,732 1,896,356 9 1,924,000 1
           
Registry of Friendly Societies 858,144 749,671 13 830,000 11

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Appropriations-in-Aid Itemised A-in-A raised in 2000 A-in-A raised in 2001 % Yearly Difference from 2000 to 2001 A-in-A estimated outturn for 2002 Estimated % Yearly Difference from 2001 to 2002
  % %
           
           
Competition Authority Notifications 4,167 2,942 29 1,000 66
           
Merger Notifications 519,323 374,573 28 593,000 58
           
Receipts from the Social Insurance Fund under the Redundancy Payments Act, 1967 (Employment Appeals Tribunal) 227,616 127,838 44 279,000 118
           
Receipts from Work Permits Fees 2,831,904 6,616,898 134 11,000,000 66
           
Employment Agency Licences 254,839 282,881 11 250,000 12
           
Fás Pension Contribution 607,240 1,718,095 183 1,500,000 13
           
County Enterprise Boards 95,803 107,219 12 60,000 44
           
Exports Guarantee Premiums and Fees under the Insurance Act, 1953 (as amended) 1,934 N/A   N/A N/A
           
National Training Fund 152,368,569 N/A   N/A N/A
           
Refund Receipts under Credit Financing of Certain Capital Goods N/A 118,258   0 100
           
C3 – IDA – Capital 6,378,139 7,433,047 17 0 100
           
ESF Receipts Pay N/A 27,940,641   21,129,000 24
           
ESF Receipts Non Pay N/A 65,819,899   48,096,000 27
           
Miscellaneous 182,663 173,138 5 279,000 61
Total 190,503,760 133,658,020   109,025,000  

 56. Mr. R. Bruton Information on Richard Bruton Zoom on Richard Bruton  asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Information on Mary Harney Zoom on Mary Harney  the revenue from charges related to public services which her Department approves to be raised by agencies under her aegis, which are not included in appropriations-in-aid for 2000, 2001 and 2002. [18721/02]

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (Ms Harney): Information on Mary Harney Zoom on Mary Harney The agencies under the aegis of my Department are statutorily independent in the exercise of their day to day functions. With the exception of charges applied by the Legal Metrology Service, which are determined with ministerial consent, establishment of charge levels for services provided by the agencies is a matter for the agencies themselves and my Department has no function in the matter. Income for services provided by the agencies is detailed in the published annual reports and accounts of the agencies. In addition, it is reflected in the operating statements of Forfás, Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland, Shannon Development and the National Standards Authority of Ireland as published in the Book of Estimates annually. The revenue from charges related to the Legal Metrology Service of the National Standards Authority of Ireland for the years in question is as follows:[1168]

 
2000 M1.1
2001 M1.2
2002 (projected) M1.3


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