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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06/02/2018
105. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will report on the assistance given to refugees from Syria here as part of resettlement and relocation programmes to access education and employment and to have professional qualifications recognised; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5669/18]
06/02/2018
229. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to amend legislation to ensure that landlords that are also estate agents and are renting their own houses through their own business automatically lose their estate agent or auctioneer licence if found to be in breach of their landlord obligations regarding the condition of the house; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5453/18]
06/02/2018
230. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the fact that ward of court inpatients are frequently kept in acute hospitals rather than being transferred to more suitable long-term care settings due to delays in having the legal authority of wardship appointed to a committee and the fact that such delays are particularly problematic in the summer months when the courts are in recess; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5305/18]
06/02/2018
231. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to ensure that the recommendations contained in the national safeguarding committee's review of the wardship system are implemented without delay, in view of the significant shortcomings identified in the system by the committee and the need for these shortcomings to be addressed pending the full enactment of the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 [5311/18]
06/02/2018
232. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps being taken by An Garda Síochána to enable the resumption of publication by the Central Statistics Office, CSO, of quarterly crime statistics; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5321/18]
06/02/2018
233. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his views on the way in which homicides are classified by An Garda Síochána in view of the fact that the CSO is refusing to accept data from An Garda Síochána and the Policing Authority is waiting for a report on this matter. [5389/18]

234. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the date he was informed by An Garda Síochána that there were issues with the way in which it categorised homicides; the format in which he was informed; and the person who informed him. [5390/18]
06/02/2018
235. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of court hearings that took place on a monthly basis throughout each Circuit Court regarding house repossessions in 2016, 2017, and to date in 2018, in tabular form. [5400/18]
06/02/2018
236. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 43 of 19 October 2017, if An Garda Síochána has concluded its comprehensive review of all youth referrals between 2010 and 2017; if the report has been sent to the Garda Commissioner; if not, when it will be sent to him; and when it will be published. [5410/18]
06/02/2018
237. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a review of legal aid services will be carried out in order to ensure that repeat offenders do not continue to make use of these services; his plans to introduce a type of three strike clause which would ensure that a person that reaches three separate convictions cannot then avail of free legal aid services in the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5474/18]
06/02/2018
238. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the specific roles given to each Department under the national disability inclusion strategy 2017 to 2021; the status of the 114 actions set out in the strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5485/18]

240. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the actions contained within the national disability inclusion strategy 2017 to 2021 which have been implemented; and the actions that remain to be implemented. [5487/18]