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Last updated - 24 Apr 2018, 13.42

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The committee shadows the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and considers general policy matters relating to the functions of the Department.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Broadcasting legislation and retransmission fees

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Broadcasting legislation and retransmission fees

The committee has completed its pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and retransmission fees and published its report. It recommends that public service broadcasters should be permitted to charge retransmission fees to service providers and outlines options for the collection of licence fee or any future broadcasting charge.

Press releases

23 Apr 2018, 17.12

Communications, Climate Action & Environment Committee to discuss National Mitigation Plan

16 Apr 2018, 14.23

Facebook to attend Communications Committee meeting as part of hearings to examine impact of social media on elections

27 Mar 2018, 12.29

Cyber security and OECD report on Commission for Regulation of Utilities on Communications Climate Action & Environment Committee agenda

Recent videos

Tue, 24 Apr 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Progress in relation to the implementation of the actions proposed in the National Mitigation Plan

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Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Session A: Recent revelations in relation to the use of social media and its potential influence on previous and future Elections and Referenda; Session B: Detailed scrutiny of the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017 

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Scrutiny of EU legislative proposal and Consideration of OECD Report

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Recent debates

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Joint Committee

Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017 and the Influence of Social Media: Discussion

Tue, 27 Mar 2018

Joint Committee

Commission for Regulation of Utilities: Discussion

Wed, 21 Mar 2018

Select Committee

Message to Dáil

Recent reports

Mon, 12 Mar 2018

Report, Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees

Fri, 9 Mar 2018

Work Programme 2018, Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Work Programme 2018

Thu, 8 Mar 2018

Report, Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on the pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and retransmission fees

Recent documents

Tue, 24 Apr

Opening statement, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Opening statement, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (PDF)

Tue, 24 Apr

Opening statement, Brian Carroll, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Opening statement, Brian Carroll, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Tue, 24 Apr

Presentation, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

Presentation, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of communications,climate action and environment is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Anita Gibbons
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie