Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 4 November 2021

Select Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Marine Planning Area Bill 2021: Committee Stage (Resumed)

Photo of Peter BurkePeter Burke (Longford-Westmeath, Fine Gael) | Oireachtas source

In the first instance, we must get the legislation through and it will be a decision for the Government to proceed then. In essence, it will be more specifically set out in the regulation. It was too broad and encompassed, for example, the registration of all sea captains. We are carrying a new robust process by instructing other bodies to give us information which we will make publicly available. This is a best-in-class mechanism that we are going through.


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