689. Deputy Paul Donnelly asked the Minister for Justice the status of the discretionary application to remain by a person (details supplied). [50639/21]


Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): In response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended),  written representations were submitted on behalf of the person concerned. These representations, together with all other information and documentation on file, were fully
considered, under Section 3 (6) of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended) and the person concerned was granted permission to remain in the State, on Stamp 1 conditions, without a requirement to obtain an employment permit, for 2 years, up to 11 October 2023. This decision was conveyed in writing to the person concerned by letter dated 12 October 2021.
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 (, 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.