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621. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Justice the status of the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23678/21]

Answer

Minister of State at the Department of Justice (Deputy James Browne): The person referred to by the Deputy is the subject of a Deportation Order made on 28 August 2018. However, on 14 August 2019 the person concerned made a request, under section 3(11) of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended) to have that Order revoked. This request will be considered as soon as possible and a decision on whether the existing Deportation Order will be either ‘affirmed’ or ‘revoked’ will issue.
Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to my Department by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility (inisoireachtasmail@justice.ie) which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response is, in the Deputy's view, inadequate or too long awaited.