COVID-19 Related Oireachtas Queries

A new COVID-19 related queries system for TDs introduced on the 7th April by the Oireachtas Business Committee. Responses to Questions raised can be found here: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/Oireachtas-COVID-19-queries

 

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21/11/2017
251. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 469 of 7 November 2017, the status of the query in view of the fact it has not been resolved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48731/17]

252. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the legislation that may need to be passed, as indicated by An Taoiseach recently, before the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will be implemented, in view of the commitment made 12 months ago in Dáil Éireann; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48756/17]
21/11/2017
253. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if officials in his Department were asked for or gave permission to the legal team for the former Garda Commissioner in respect of its legal strategy at the O'Higgins commission of inquiry. [48889/17]

256. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if officials within his Department were contacted in relation to the cross-examination of a person (details supplied) at the O'Higgins commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48762/17]

257. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when his Department first became aware that the former Garda Commissioner had instructed her legal team in the O'Higgins cmmission to call evidence from two senior Garda officers with a view to establishing that a person (details supplied) was motivated by malice; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48763/17]

258. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when his Department first learned that the former Garda Commissioner's legal team was not going to call evidence in the O'Higgins commission from two senior Garda officers in relation to a meeting they had with a person (details supplied) in 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48764/17]

259. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the involvement his Department had in deciding the witnesses that would be called to give evidence in the O'Higgins commission by the legal team for the former Garda Commissioner; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48765/17]

260. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent of communication between his Department and the legal team for the Garda and the Garda Commissioner in the O'Higgins commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48766/17]

261. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when his attention was drawn to the fact that the former Garda Commissioner had instructed her legal team to attack the motivation and integrity of a person (details supplied) at the O'Higgins commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48767/17]

262. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if officials within his Department took issue with or disapproved of the instruction of the former Garda Commissioner to her legal team to attack the motivation and integrity of a person (details supplied) at the O'Higgins commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48768/17]
21/11/2017
254. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; the reasons for the delays to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48687/17]
21/11/2017
255. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 278 of 4 July 2017, his plans to fill the vacant Garda posts in the Edgeworthstown district (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48718/17]

263. Deputy Stephen S. Donnelly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the preparations made in his Department in the event of no agreement being reached between the United Kingdom and the European Union on the terms of the UK's exit from the EU; if such preparations involve the drawing up of detailed and specific contingency plans in the event of a hard Brexit and a trade regime based on WTO tariffs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48781/17]
21/11/2017
264. Deputy Noel Grealish asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken to have CCTV cameras erected on motorways in an effort to counter the activities of roaming criminal gangs preying on vulnerable persons and businesses in rural areas, in addition to the community-based CCTV grant aid scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48786/17]
21/11/2017
265. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the cost of providing external coaching and-or training services for staff development in his Department over the past five years and to date in 2017, by cost per year, in tabular form; the company that delivered the training courses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48810/17]
21/11/2017
266. Deputy Noel Rock asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if public and semi-State bodies are obliged to comply with the general data protection regulation which will pass into EU law in May 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48818/17]
21/11/2017
267. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the names of the companies renting a fixing and-or space on telecommunications and-or communications masts from his Department; the income received for each of the past five years for same, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48844/17]

270. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the income received by his Department from the renting to companies of space to use and-or take fixings from telecommunications and-or communications masts on site or on the roof of his Department, in each of the past five years, by location; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48882/17]
21/11/2017
268. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the grounds on which established bank customers in the State can be deemed subject to section 37 of the Criminal Justice Act 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48856/17]
21/11/2017
269. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the grounds on which a bank is obliged to implement the issuing of a request pursuant to section 37 of the Criminal Justice Act 2010; if he is satisfied that these provisions are implemented consistently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48857/17]