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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31/03/2015
367. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the options available to drivers who have had penalty points levied against them and who cannot afford to be legally represented when challenging them; if it is possible to set up a lay litigant system which persons could avail of; if it is possible to allow any consequential fines if they lose to be paid in instalments; and the position regarding the need to enhance the quality of the photographs taken by speed cameras to ensure the avoidance of doubt for prosecution of road traffic laws. [13226/15]
31/03/2015
368. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to introduce changes to parental leave rules to allow parental leave be taken for all children up to 18 years of age; her views that parents who have not taken parental leave for children up to 13 years of age should be allowed to take it, while those children are teenagers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13346/15]
31/03/2015
369. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason requests from both her Department and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in the summer of 2014 for extra civilian staff to deal with passport control at Dublin Airport were not approved. [11687/15]
31/03/2015
370. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the steps she will take to address the low rates of reporting of sexual violence and abuse; and her views that this is connected with the failure of An Garda Síochána to take these matters seriously. [12674/15]

371. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will initiate a scheme whereby those reporting cases of sexual violence or sexual abuse will be provided legal and other assistance when they report these incidents to the Garda Síochána, from the time of the complaint up to the court hearing, in order to overcome the deficit which presently exists whereby complaints are often not taken on board seriously enough or pursued diligently enough. [12681/15]
31/03/2015
372. Deputy Robert Dowds asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the new legislation for asylum seekers; and when she expects it to be before Dáil Éireann; and the implications it will have for the long-standing asylum seekers here. [12686/15]
31/03/2015
373. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 307 of 10 March 2015, the places that the majority of applicants seeking refugee status or asylum are originating from; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12704/15]
31/03/2015
374. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the Garda station in Kilcock in County Kildare; if she will address the concerns of local residents regarding the insufficient Garda presence at that location, and the insufficient number of public opening hours of this Garda station; her plans to increase the opening hours of said Garda station; the number of full-time members of An Garda Síochána assigned to this station; her plans to increase numbers of gardaí in County Kildare, in particular, in this Garda station; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12723/15]
31/03/2015
375. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of reckonable stamp 4 years accredited in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; the extent to which these are adequate for naturalisation purposes; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12727/15]
31/03/2015
376. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her views on correspondence regarding allegations of Garda intimidation and harassment in respect of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12870/15]
31/03/2015
377. Deputy Dinny McGinley asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding a Garda station (details supplied) in County Donegal; if the station is operational at the moment; if not, when Garda operations from there ceased; the present status of the station; and her plans to dispose of same. [12880/15]