Written Answers - Proposed Legislation.

Tuesday, 23 October 2007

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 640 No. 1

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  540.  Deputy Jim O’Keeffe  Information on Jim O'Keeffe  Zoom on Jim O'Keeffe   asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform  Information on Brian Joseph Lenihan  Zoom on Brian Joseph Lenihan   if he has proposals to provide for the offence of corporate manslaughter arising from the proposals of the Law Reform Commission of October 2005. [24956/07]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Deputy Brian Lenihan): Information on Brian Joseph Lenihan  Zoom on Brian Joseph Lenihan  Proposals to provide for the offence of corporate manslaughter arising from the Law Reform Commission’s Report published in October 2005 are included in the Government’s Autumn Legislative Programme for 2007. These proposals are at a preliminary stage of examination. In due course, they will be brought to Government for approval after consultations with relevant parties have been completed, in particular with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, where much of the expertise on company and corporate matters resides.


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