Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the grounds on which a public servant may be granted early retirement and pension entitlement (details supplied). [28611/21]
224. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice if she will engage with the Director General of the Irish Prison Service in respect of a prison officer that is not permitted to return to work and also will not be permitted to be medically retired (details supplied). [28612/21]
Minister of State at the Department of Justice (Deputy Hildegarde Naughton): I propose to take Questions Nos. 215 and 224 together.
The Director General of the Irish Prison Service has advised me that she is satisfied that the information provided by the Human Resources Directorate of the Service to the person referred to by the Deputy is in line with general civil service regulations and the Superannuation regulations.
I am further advised that the Prison Service would urge the person referred to to engage with that Directorate and the Office of the Civil Service Chief Medical Officer in order to progress her situation.