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56. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the contract for the supply of fuel to the fleet of An Garda Síochána was last put out to tender; the length of time the contract was awarded for; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9254/16]

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Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I am informed by Garda management that the Office of Government Procurement is responsible for the awarding of the contract for the supply of fuel to the fleet of An Garda Síochána and that the current contract runs until 31 January 2017.
I understand that the contract was put out to tender in 2013 and that the current Fuel Charge Card Framework Agreement began on 1 February 2014.