443. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of times individuals were stopped and searched under misuse of drugs legislation in 2018 across each of the three policing districts located within a division (details supplied); the way in which this compares with each of the previous five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1142/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I have requested a report from the Garda Commissioner in relation to the information sought by the Deputy. I will reply further to the Deputy when this report is to hand.