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Written Answers. - Departmental Estimates.

Thursday, 17 October 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 555 No. 4

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 101. Mr. R. Bruton Information on Richard Bruton Zoom on Richard Bruton  asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Information on Dermot Ahern Zoom on Dermot Ahern  the details of the appropriations-in-aid raised by his Department in 2000 and 2001; his estimate for the outturn for 2002; and the percentage yearly increase in each subhead. [18713/02]

Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources (Mr. D. Ahern): Information on Dermot Ahern Zoom on Dermot Ahern The following table sets out details of appropriations-in-aid raised by my Department in 2000 and 2001 and latest projected forecasts in relation to 2002, with percentage yearly increases in each subhead item. The 2002 forecast receipts figures are based on an amended Estimate for 2002 which is being prepared at present in order to transfer allocations in respect of energy, communications and broadcasting programmes to my Department.

Department of Communications, Marine & Natural Resources

Receipts under Subhead T – Appropriations-in-Aid

Subhead Item 2000Outturn 2001Outturn 2002Forecast Increase2001 over2000 Increase2002 over2001
€000' €000' €000' % %
Fines and Forfeitures in Respect of Fishery Offences
260 370 533 42 44
Receipts under the Merchant Shipping and Mercantile Marine Acts
309 477 349 54 27
Receipts from Radio, Telephone and Telegraph Traffic
80 45 137 44 205

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Subhead Item 2000Outturn 2001Outturn 2002Forecast Increase2001 over2000 Increase2002 over2001
€000' €000' €000' % %
Receipts under the 1933 Foreshore Act and the 1954 State Property Act
2,071 1,157 5,722 44 395
EU Recoupment in respect of expenditure on the conservation and management of fisheries
50 515 45 930 91
Loran C
Aquaculture Licence Fees 351 372 406 6 9
Forestry Receipts (Guarantee) 51,515 37,239 49,000 28 32
OPARDF Receipts 5,853 2,205 4,087 62 85
Interreg Receipts 235 196 127 17 35
Receipts under the Minerals Development Act, 1940 and the Petroleum and Other Minerals Act, 1960
3,701 3,386 2,131 9 37
Petroleum Infrastructure Programme Support Group
378 349 349 8 0
BIM EU Recoupment 4,746 0 100
Receipts from ODTR*
Geological Survey of Ireland Receipts* 51
Recoupment of costs of Electricity Industry Studies*
Rent on Property in GPO* 233
Recoupment of Costs from the Commission for Electricity Generation*
Recoupment of Costs from the Gas Regulator's Office*
123
TV Licence Receipts* 71,638
Miscellaneous 1,963 968 3,069 51 217
Total DCMNR 66,764 52,025 138,000 22 165
Former DMNR Subhead Items Only 66,764 52,025 65,955 22 27

*The receipt functions for these items were transferred to the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, with effect from 18 June 2002, following the transfer of the functions of the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands in relation to Broadcasting and of the functions of the Minister for Public Enterprise in relation to Energy, Communications and GSI to the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.


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