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Adoption (Information) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (16 Sep 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

Johnny Mythen: ...they feel this. The continuing refusal to tell adopted people their name at birth and provide them with their publicly registered birth certificate is unconstitutional and contrary to the EU general data protection regulation, GDPR. Adoptees have already waited far too long to access their records. We cannot in good conscience allow more delays and out-of-kilter laws to stand in...

Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Custodial Sentences) Bill 2021: Second Stage (16 Sep 2021)

Catherine Murphy: ...to transfer, how many requested a transfer in the past year or within the past five years, and for what reasons might those requests not have been accommodated? Will the Minister of State provide data in respect of transfer requests? It is a welcome feature of this legislation that there are provisions to refuse a request to transfer a sentenced prisoner where there is a belief that...

Maritime Area Planning Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed) (16 Sep 2021) See 2 other results from this debate

Matt Shanahan: ...benefit Ireland far greater than the tourism boom that might come from yacht racing. What of the impact on stakeholders, the fishermen and coastal communities, the impacts on our biodiversity, the marine protected areas and our special areas of conservation? Deputy Naughten spoke earlier of the need for a significant and sustained community component, a wind energy rebate into the...

Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions: Aviation Industry (16 Sep 2021)

Hildegarde Naughton: ...-19 on travel is the most challenging crisis in its history. Many analysts are predicting that it will take several years for the sector to return to 2019 levels of activity. While air traffic data for Europe show some recovery, the pace of recovery is still slow in the Irish market, with traffic currently at approximately 50% of 2019 levels. The Government has put in place a range of...

Public Accounts Committee: Financial Statement 2020 and Related Matters: HSE (16 Sep 2021) See 1 other result from this debate

...the nursing home fair deal scheme. In Note 1(b) to the financial statements, the HSE has disclosed estimates of the expenditure incurred in 2020 on key items directly related to dealing with the pandemic. These included purchases of personal protection equipment, PPE, additional grant funding to section 38 and 39 bodies, payments to secure access to private hospitals, additional fees...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Air Quality (16 Sep 2021)

Ossian Smyth: Air quality in Ireland is protected by a range of legislation and policies, in line with EU and international policy, and is monitored by the National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Programme, operated by the Environment Protection Agency, and funded by my Department. This programme has undergone significant expansion in recent years, from 29 stations in 2017 to 96 today. All monitoring...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: EU Directives (16 Sep 2021)

Malcolm Noonan: ...zones, referred to as Wildfowl Sanctuaries, at 68 different locations throughout the State. Article 9 of the Birds Directive, however, allows Member States to derogate from the prohibition of hunting during the protected season for a number of reasons, including to prevent serious damage to crops.  Therefore, by way of the Declaration signed in April, the wood pigeon is permitted...

Freedom of Information: Motion [Private Members] (15 Sep 2021) See 3 other results from this debate

Thomas Pringle: ...of the Tánaiste and the Minister for Foreign Affairs to understand or comply with our freedom of information, FOI, laws. This shows that there is a widespread misunderstanding of FOI and, indeed, general data protection regulation, GDPR, legislation within the apparatus of the State. There appears to be an attitude across public bodies in general that FOI requests are unnecessary...

Confidence in Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence: Motion (15 Sep 2021)

Leo Varadkar: Also, we brought in legislation to protect whistleblowers. We ended the link between big money” and politics, effectively banning corporate donations and donations of big money from wealthy individuals. Only one party in this House - Sinn Féin - flouts this law, in spirit and perhaps and letter, by routing its grubby millions through the United States and the United Kingdom....

Maritime Area Planning Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed) (15 Sep 2021)

Jennifer Whitmore: ...Culturally, we are very connected with our sea and maritime areas. That goes for every community, whether it is Wexford town, Arklow, Wicklow or the west coast. What we have not done to date is protect it properly. That is where our focus has not been. We have not focused on ensuring that we manage it sustainably and look after it for future generations. That is where this Bill should...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Update on Covid-19: Discussion (15 Sep 2021) See 2 other results from this debate

Dr. Tony Holohan: We have some specific data on nursing homes. We are keeping a close eye. In recent times, we have experienced a number of outbreaks in nursing homes. The first explanation for this is what we call the force of infection; there is just so much infection out there in the population, although it has reduced somewhat in recent weeks. We do not have 100% vaccination,...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Insurance Industry (15 Sep 2021)

Robert Troy: ..., which I am considering. As set out in the Plan the new Personal Injuries Guidelines came into effect on the 24th April. These Guidelines apply to all cases assessed by PIAB from that date. Preliminary PIAB data indicates that since the implementation of the Guidelines, the average PIAB award has decreased by approximately 50%. Furthermore, about 80% of PIAB awards are now €15,000...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Insurance Industry (15 Sep 2021)

Robert Troy: ...completed are the introduction of the Personal Injuries Guidelines which came into effect on the 24th April. These Guidelines apply to all cases assessed by PIAB from that date. Preliminary PIAB data indicates that since the implementation of the Guidelines, the average PIAB award has decreased by approximately 50%. Furthermore, about 80% of PIAB awards are now €15,000 or less,...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Work Permits (15 Sep 2021)

Damien English: ...Ireland’s labour market. The system is intended to act as a conduit for key skills which are required to develop enterprise in the State for the benefit of our economy, while simultaneously protecting the balance of the labour market. The system is managed through the operation of the Critical Skills and Ineligible Occupations Lists which determine employments that are either in...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Insurance Industry (15 Sep 2021)

Robert Troy: ...completed are the introduction of the Personal Injuries Guidelines which came into effect on the 24th April. These Guidelines apply to all cases assessed by PIAB from that date. Preliminary PIAB data indicates that since the implementation of the Guidelines, the average PIAB award has decreased by approximately 50%. Furthermore, about 80% of PIAB awards are now €15,000 or less,...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Environmental Policy (15 Sep 2021)

Eamon Ryan: ...characteristics and salmonid habitat.Established management programmes have been in place on these 7 State-owned waters for some years and the proposed plan will draw on developments in scientific data and research to create a comprehensive strategy for these waters. The Western Lakes are under particular threat, and the Management Plan, underpinned by best available scientific data, is...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Waste Management (15 Sep 2021)

Ossian Smyth: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for the collation of national waste data and reports annually on Ireland’s performance against the targets set out in EU and national legislation.  Reports indicate Ireland is achieving or is on course to achieve all our EU waste targets. Further information is available at...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Financial Services (15 Sep 2021)

Paschal Donohoe: ...not lead to financial exclusion. The Commission aims to further develop the European payments market so Europe can fully reap the benefits of innovation and opportunities that come with digitalisation. Consumer protection is a key part of this work, in order to create safe payment solutions where risks are monitored and mitigated effectively. One element of this is the...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Asylum Applications (15 Sep 2021)

James Browne: The International Protection Office (IPO) of my Department is responsible for examining all international protection applications received. The staff of the IPO (the Chief International Protection Officer and the International Protection Officers) are independent by law in the exercise of their international protection functions.   The table below shows the number of applications...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Legislative Measures (15 Sep 2021) See 1 other result from this answer

Ivana Bacik: 556. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality when it is proposed to commence section 30 of the Data Protection Act 2018. [43689/21]

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