Seanad debates

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Wildlife (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage


10:30 am

Photo of Lynn RuaneLynn Ruane (Independent) | Oireachtas source

I move amendment No. 45:

In page 6, between lines 9 and 10, to insert the following:“5.(1) Any cutting of turf on bog or bog habitats de-designated under this Act shall be subject to regulation with regard to:
(a) permitted or prescribed machinery;

(b) limitations on quantities of peat extraction per annum;

(c) limitations on commercial activities, without prejudice to turbary rights.
(2) Regulations under subsection (1)(a)shall be set out by the Minister in consultation with the Environmental Protection Agency and other relevant bodies and shall be laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas.”.


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