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Transport: Legislation Programme Autumn/Winter 2015




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Public Transport Bill 2015

To provide for technical amendments to the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008, the Taxi Regulation Act 2013 and the State Airports Act 2004

Second Stage in Dáil Éireann

Harbours Bill 2015

To provide the necessary legal basis to allow for the transfer by Ministerial Order of the control of the five parts of regional significance to local authority led government structures

Committee Stage in Dáil Éireann

Road Transport Bill

To update road transport operator legislation, to reduce administrative burden on applicants and to improve the enforcement mechanism


Roads (Amendment) Bill

To provide for the transfer of responsibility for certain national roads from road authorities to the National Roads Authority and other amendments to the Roads Act 1993


Irish Aviation Authority (Amendment) Bill

To restructure the Irish Aviation Authority and the Commission for Aviation Regulation into two institutionally separate bodies – a single regulatory authority for aviation with responsibility for both safety and economic regulation of the sector and a separate commercial State company engaged solely in the provision of air navigation services


Large Public Service Vehicle (LPSV) Bill

To modernise the national legislation applicable to the licensing of LPSVs so as to better reflect recent changes in EU law