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96. Deputy Seán Kenny asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of fines issued to motorists parked on cycle lanes in 2013 and 2014; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4239/15]

Answer

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I am informed by the Garda authorities and the Courts Service, respectively, that the information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the table below. The figures for the Fixed Charge Notices issued in 2013 have been requested from An Garda Síochána, but are currently unavailable and I will contact the Deputy directly as soon as they are to hand.


Number of Fines (Fixed Charge Notices & Court Fines) Issued to Motorists Parked on Cycle Lanes
2013
2014
Fixed Charge Notices
currently unavailable
144
Court Fines
13
12
Total
13
156

Figures are operational, provisional and subject to change