Written answers

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Legislative Process RIA

Photo of Lucinda CreightonLucinda Creighton (Dublin South East, Independent)
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150. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the total number of Bills that have been published by his Department since he was appointed Minister; the number and Title of those Bills that included a regulatory impact assessment in advance of publication; the regulatory impact assessments published; the total number of promised Bills for publication; if he will list the Bills that will include a regulatory impact assessment; the regulatory impact assessments that will be published before publication of the Bill; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55133/13]

Photo of Brendan HowlinBrendan Howlin (Minister, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform; Wexford, Labour)
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In response to the Deputy’s question my Department has published twenty Bills since I was appointed Minister with three Bills requiring a Regulatory Impact Assessment. The following is a list of the three Regulatory Impact Assessments carried out:

Name of Act / BillRegulatory Impact Assessment carried out
Construction Contracts ActRIA published on 27 September 2011. Signed into law on 29 July 2013 (subject to a Commencement Order).
Protected Disclosures Bill 2013RIA published alongside the Bill on 3 July 2013.
Freedom of Information Bill 2013RIA published in September 2013.

Presently I intend to introduce a further five Bills with four requiring Regulatory Impact Assessments. The following is a list of the four Regulatory Impact Assessments carried out or expected to be carried out:

Name of BillRegulatory Impact Assessment carried out / Expected to be carried out
Regulation of Lobbying BillRIA published on 30 April 2013.
Statute Law Revision (Secondary Instruments) BillRIA expected to be published in advance of the Bill being introduced to the Dáil.
Public Sector Standards BillRIA expected to be published in advance of the Bill being introduced to the Dáil.
Data-Sharing and Governance BillRIA expected to be published in advance of the Bill being introduced to the Dáil.

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