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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28/07/2020
746. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will review a case (details supplied); her plans regarding same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18365/20]
28/07/2020
753. Deputy Réada Cronin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of wards of court, adults and children, respectively; the number of adults who were made wards in March, April, May and June 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17974/20]

754. Deputy Réada Cronin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of adults who have been made wards of court since the signing of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 to date; the number of wardship applications made by the HSE in relation to vulnerable persons in the past three years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17975/20]

755. Deputy Réada Cronin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the delay in funding the decision support service to replace the wards of court system, which is in conflict with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; if full funding will be guaranteed in budget 2021 to make it immediately operational in view of the urgency of the requirement for same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17976/20]

756. Deputy Réada Cronin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the outstanding legislation in relation to putting the decision support service in place; the timeframe in which this will be addressed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17977/20]

757. Deputy Réada Cronin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if her attention has been drawn to other factors which might delay work in relation to setting up the decision support service in view of the January 2020 minutes of the Mental Health Commission (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17978/20]
28/07/2020
773. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if international students will be granted entry here if the language school or college at which they have been accepted is delivering classes through a mix of blended learning or exclusively online; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18335/20]
28/07/2020
794. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to appeal a European Court of Justice ruling (details supplied) that she failed to transpose EU Directive No. 2015/849; the reason the directive was not adopted; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18570/20]
28/07/2020
814. Deputy Darren O'Rourke asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if funding will be provided to purchase additional Garda prisoner transport vehicles. [19081/20]