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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26/05/2015
106. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide an update on the independent review of certain allegations of Garda misconduct; the estimated time of completion of the report; the proposed steps arising from the report; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19575/15]
26/05/2015
107. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will immediately publish all submissions received by her Department in relation to the new policing authority, in order that Oireachtas Members can consider them, and to assist with potential amendments to the Bill, as it moves through the Houses of the Oireachtas. [19811/15]
26/05/2015
108. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her views of concerns that two Garda whistleblowers (details supplied) who made complaints of Garda malpractice over one year ago have still not had an investigation of their complaints completed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19803/15]
26/05/2015
109. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide an update on the operation of the witness protection programme; if operational concerns have been raised with her; her plans to review the programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19576/15]
26/05/2015
110. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reforms she plans to introduce to make the State fully compliant with Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights, given that Articles 1 and 2 of the convention, when read together, require a proper and adequate official investigation into deaths resulting from the actions of State agents, both from the use of lethal force and in situations where the negligence of agents leads to a death. [19812/15]
26/05/2015
111. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress that has been made to date as regards filling the post vacated by the former chairperson of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission in January 2015; the process she is following for this appointment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19526/15]
26/05/2015
112. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will update Dáil Éireann regarding the independent review mechanism into cases of Garda malpractice, in terms of the number of persons who have been communicated with by the panel; the number of cases that they have recommended for further investigation; and the way she proposes to address the cases for which no further action is recommended. [19513/15]
26/05/2015
113. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality to set down the number of deals concluded under the new personal insolvency regime to date; the number sought; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19373/15]
26/05/2015
114. Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Justice and Equality, in view of the ongoing crisis in the Mediterranean concerning persons seeking to enter Europe, her plans to assist in this in terms of resettling persons and tackling the persons engaged in the exploitation and trafficking of vulnerable persons; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20217/15]
26/05/2015
115. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which she expects to continue to avail of extra Garda numbers arising from the new recruitment programme with a view to ensuring increased strength in Garda stations that have experienced a reduction in Garda numbers in the course of the past number of years and with particular reference to demographic requirements; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19511/15]