Dáil Éireann - Volume 342 - 17 May, 1983

Written Answers. - Galway Street Traders.

723. Mr. F. Fahey asked the Minister for Finance if he will request the customs authorities to carry out a full investigation of the merchandise being sold by street traders in the Galway area in order to establish that it has been legally imported into the country.

Minister for Finance (Mr. Dukes): The Deputy's request has been referred to the Revenue Commissioners who, as a matter of normal practice, investigate any areas of trading, including street trading, where it is suspected that goods on sale might have been illegally imported into the State.