Parliamentary Questions and Answers
Question 542 - Answered on 13th May, 2008
Tony Gregory: To ask the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government further to Parliamentary Question No. 193 of 1 May 2008, if it was part of the settlement that a licence to hunt deer will be granted to a hunt (details supplied) for the 2008/2009 season.
Written reply. Ref No:18676/08
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Mr. Gormley): I can assure the Deputy that this is not the case. The agreed settlement confirms that I, as Minister, will determine any future application for a licence in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions, and reserves my entitlement to grant or refuse any such application for a licence for a future season with the proviso that certain conditions included in the licence issued in December 2007 will not be re-imposed.