Response to Consultation of the Independent Review of Airport charges Regulation in Ireland

16th September 2016
Submission Summary

In response to the consultation by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport of the Independent Review of Airport Charges Regulations in Ireland, An Taisce have raised concern with the lack of reference of climate mitigation in airport regulation.

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport need to address, as a preliminary legal matter, compliance of the content of the consultation documentation informing this consultation, with the obligations on the Department under Section 15 Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015.

In response to this public consultation, An Taisce have requested that the consultation process be suspended and a revised consultation be initiated that is properly informed by the requirement to address climate mitigation under the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015.

An Taisce's response to the public consultation can be read in full in the below PDF attachment.