Quinn, Ruairí

Thursday, 6 June 1985

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 359 No. 4

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Estimates, 1985. - Employment Equality Act, 1977 (Employment of Females in Mines Order, 1984): Motion.

I move: That Dáil Éireann approves the following Order in draft:— Employment Equality Act, 1977 (Employment of Females in Mines) Order, 1984 a copy of which Order in draft was laid before Dáil Éireann...More Button

If a response to the crisis of human tragedy is slower than humanity and passion demand, we should respond as quickly as possible to the emotions that are being displayed in this House. To return to ...More Button

Written Answers. - Youth Training Schemes.

No Acts or Regulations relate specifically to the safety of persons working on such schemes. My Department is currently examining the relevance of the Safety in Industry Acts and Regulations to perso...More Button

Written Answers. - Apprentice Redundancies.

I propose to take Questions Nos. 81 and 85 together. The arrangements that exist to assist apprentices who have been unable to complete their apprenticeships as a result of employers going out of busi...More Button

Written Answers. - EC Directives on Health and Safety.

The following directives relating exclusively to safety and health in the workplace, which have been adopted by the EC Council of Ministers, are awaiting implementation in this country: (i) Council D...More Button

Written Answers. - Youth Employment Levy.

Health boards were responsible for the collection of the youth employment levy from farmers for the tax years 1982-83 and 1983-84. The health boards estimate that £8,201,364 is outstanding in respect...More Button

Written Answers. - Child Care Facilities for Working Parents.

The implementation of the recommendations of the working party on child care facilities for working parents is a matter for the various authorities involved. These include certain Government Departme...More Button

Written Answers. - Employment of School Leavers.

I regret that the information sought by the Deputy is not available. There is no mechanism whereby details of the numbers of school leavers in a particular area who obtain employment can be establish...More Button

Written Answers. - Youth Training Schemes.

The most recent figures available are in respect of the end of April 1985 at which time some 50,000 young people were participating in programmes funded out of the youth employment levy. Included in ...More Button

Written Answers. - Irish Shipping Redundancy Payments.

Payements of statutory redundancy lump sums and of other entitlements due to the former employees of Irish Shipping Limited under the Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Act, 1984, are bei...More Button

Written Answers. - Protection from Dangerous Substances.

The Dangerous Substances Act, 1972, which is administered by my Department, provides for the making of regulations for the protection of persons and property from the hazards associated with dangerous...More Button

Written Answers. - Leinster House Health Inspection.

Interdepartmental arrangements exist to ensure that the provisions of the Office Premises Act, 1958, are complied with in Government offices including Leinster House. Inspections are carried out by t...More Button

Written Answers. - Transport of Dangerous Substance.

I am satisfied that the present means of transporting acrylonitrile to the Asahi Plant, Killala, County Mayo is the safest method of transporting it. I am informed that the question of transport by s...More Button

Written Answers. - Worker Participation Act.

Irish Shipping Limited has never been a designated body under the Worker Participation (State Enterprises) Act, 1977, and questions on the company should be addressed, in the first instance, to the Mi...More Button

Written Answers. - President's Award Scheme.

Financial assistance is being made available towards the cost of launching the President's award scheme as it is a major initiative for International Youth Year. The assistance is being provided as a ...More Button

Written Answers. - Noise Levels.

The EC Commission forwarded to the EC Social Affairs Council in October 1982 a proposal for a Council directive on the protection of workers from the risks related to noise. The Commission in July 19...More Button

Written Answers. - Enterprise Allowance Scheme.

The maximum period for which a person may participate in the enterprise allowance scheme is 52 weeks. The scheme is undergoing a review at present and all aspects of the scheme are being examined.More Button


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