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Written Answers — Departmental Statistics: Departmental Statistics (23 Nov 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 133: To ask the Minister for Finance the number of PAYE employees delineated in €10,000 income brackets and distinguished as between public sector workers and all workers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43932/10]

Written Answers — Animal Welfare: Animal Welfare (27 Oct 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 528: To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the position regarding progress in having the estimated 1 million feral cats neutered here in a similar way as in Belgium which also has a licence law for cats; his plans in regard to this growing problem [38991/10]

Written Answers — Scéim Torthaí: Scéim Torthaí (27 Oct 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 534: To ask the Aire Talmhaíochta, Iascaigh agus Bia cad é an dul chun cinn atá déanta in Éirinn maidir leis an scéim €90 milliún ón Aontas Eorpach lena spreagtar leanaí scoile chun bia úr, go mór mór glasraí agus torthaí, a ithe de bharr go bhfuil timpeall 22 mhilliún leanbh san AE ró-throm de réir tuairiscí. [39083/10]

Written Answers — Aquaculture Licences: Aquaculture Licences (24 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 244: To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the position regarding the licence for a salmon farm (details supplied) in County Kerry and if the licence has been revoked or is active; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a company has apparently served notice that it intends to apply for permission to increase the output of the farm from 500 to 2,000 tons...

Written Answers — Services for People with Disabilities: Services for People with Disabilities (3 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 61: To ask the Minister for Health and Children when adults and children will be afforded the right to an assessment under the Disability Act 2005; if funding will be attached to such assessments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23915/10]

Written Answers — Mental Health Services: Mental Health Services (3 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 62: To ask the Minister for Health and Children the progress made to date in the implementation of a Vision for Change since the beginning of 2010; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23917/10]

Written Answers — Legislative Programme: Legislative Programme (3 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 113: To ask the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs when a review of the Disability Act 2005 is due to take place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23914/10]

Written Answers — International Agreements: International Agreements (3 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 114: To ask the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs when Ireland will ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23916/10]

Written Answers — Equal Opportunities Employment: Equal Opportunities Employment (3 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 157: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills the supports that are currently in place for graduates with disabilities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23918/10]

Written Answers — Equal Opportunities Employment: Equal Opportunities Employment (3 Jun 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 158: To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the work programme of the FÁS national advisory group on disability; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23919/10]

Written Answers — Animal Diseases: Animal Diseases (26 May 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 39: To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the measures in place to tackle bovine viral diarrhoea; the role he sees in this context for a national vaccination scheme; if he is familiar with the Irish manufactured and Irish Medicines Board licensed homoeopathic veterinary remedy for BVD now available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21844/10]

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (5 May 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 173: To ask the Minister for Health and Children the legislation and regulations that govern the placing of irradiated products, including fresh produce, on the market in the EU and here; if she will report on the evidence of irradiated products being offered for sale and the labelling requirements which are involved for such products; and if she will make a statement on the matter....

Written Answers — Tax Code: Tax Code (29 Apr 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 100: To ask the Minister for Finance if a tax exempt approved body must, in order to comply with the provisions of section 235 of Taxes Consolidation Act 1997, include in its rules and constitution certain clauses, income and property and winding-up clauses, which ensure the members of the tax exempt approved sports body do not benefit directly or indirectly or otherwise from the...

Written Answers — Tax Code: Tax Code (29 Apr 2010)

Trevor Sargent: Question 101: To ask the Minister for Finance if a club (details supplied) in County Dublin is in breach of section 235 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 by using €2.2 million of interest from a tax exempt capital sum of €20 million to offset against the club operating loses of €2.9 million thereby subsidising member's annual subscriptions to a lesser amount than would otherwise be...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (9 Feb 2010)

Trevor Sargent: The issue of the presentation of the mandatory nutrition declaration is currently being considered in the context of the EU proposal for a regulation on the provision of food information to consumers. This proposal was introduced in January 2008. Since then, it has been discussed at an EU working group, on which Ireland is represented by the Department of Health and Children and the Food...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (15 Dec 2009)

Trevor Sargent: Food labelling is currently governed by Council Directive 2000/13/EC, transposed in 2002, with several amendments since. This applies to the labelling of pre-packaged foodstuffs for sale to the ultimate consumer or for supply to mass caterers. The principle underlying this directive is that the purchaser must not be misled and it has helped to ensure that the consumer is provided with the...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (2 Dec 2009)

Trevor Sargent: The Food Safety Authority of Ireland published the results of its survey on food labelling on the 1st December 2009. This survey will further inform Ireland's position on the Commission's proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers. The Commission's proposal was issued in January 2008 . Since then a number of...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (1 Dec 2009)

Trevor Sargent: Responsibility for the enforcement of labelling legislation rests with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) and its official agents, which include the Health Service Executive (HSE), the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Local Authorities. 44,000 HSE inspections are planned for 2009. Inspection and food surveillance reports are submitted to the FSAI every six...

Written Answers — Food Labelling: Food Labelling (11 Nov 2009)

Trevor Sargent: At present EU food labelling legislation is harmonised by Council Directive 2000/13/EC, transposed in 2002, with several amendments since. In January 2008, the European Commission presented its proposals on updating and harmonising this legislation. The proposal is still under discussion. This proposal consolidated existing legislation in the area of food labelling and introduced new...

Written Answers — Food Safety Regulations: Food Safety Regulations (3 Nov 2009)

Trevor Sargent: At present EU food labelling legislation is harmonised by Council Directive 2000/13/EC, transposed in 2002, with several amendments since. These regulations apply to prepackaged foods whether produced in Ireland or elsewhere. These regulations include a provision which requires that prepackaged foods carry a date of minimum durability on the label. The date of minimum durability is defined as...

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