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Transport: Spring/Summer 2014 Legislation Programme

Proposed Bill Purpose as per Legislation Programme Expected Publication Date 
State Airports (Shannon Group) Bill    To establish a new State-owned commercial entity (Shannon Group plc), incorporating Shannon Airport Authority and Shannon Development and to provide for the adoption by Ireland of the Cape Town insolvency regime in respect of aircraft assets During the Spring/Summer 2014 Session
Regulation of Vehicle Immobilisation Bill         To provide for the regulation of the private clamping industry During the Spring/Summer 2014 Session
Road Transport Bill To replace the existing Road Transport Acts with modern updated legislation and to take account of new policy requirements    2015
Harbours (Amendment) Bill To amend the Harbour Acts 1996 – 2009 to allow for the transfer of control of certain port companies to local authority control, to amend existing provisions regarding board membership and to repeal the Harbours Act 1946 and to provide for related matters 2015
Irish Aviation Authority (Amendment) Bill     To restructure the Irish Aviation Authority and the Commission for Aviation Regulation’s functions 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    2015

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