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Written Answers - Regulatory Impact Assessments

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 765 No. 3

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 258.  Deputy Terence Flanagan Information on Terence Flanagan Zoom on Terence Flanagan  asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin  the number and description of any regulatory impact assessments that have been undertaken by his Department on legislation or proposed legislation since 9 March 2011; the stage in the legislative/policy development process at which the RIAs have been carried out; the number of RIAs that have been published by his Department over the same period; the manner of publication involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23502/12]

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Brendan Howlin): Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin Since the 9 March 2011 my Department has undertaken two Regulatory Impact Assessments. The first regulatory impact assessment was in relation to the proposed Freedom of Information (Amendment) Bill 2012. The RIA was carried out at the preparation of the draft Heads or general Scheme of the Bill stage and has not yet been published. The second regulatory impact assessment was in relation to the Construction Contracts Bill 2010. This was carried out before second stage in [393]the Dáil (RIA was not possible before this as it was a Private Member’s Bill). It was published on the Department’s website: www.per.gov.ie/ reports on 27 September 2011.


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