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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27/05/2015
100. Deputy James Bannon asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the process a person (details supplied) in County Longford should follow in relation to the Irish short-stay visa waiver programme. [20898/15]
27/05/2015
101. Deputy David Stanton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide details of the consultation exercise which the National Disability Authority undertook to ascertain the way its implementation plan can most effectively address the needs of persons with autism; the autism professionals who were consulted as part of the exercise; the progress that has been made to date with regard to autism proofing the national disability strategy as a result; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20937/15]
27/05/2015
102. Deputy Eoghan Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality in relation to au pairs, if host families are at liberty to enter into a cultural exchange programme with non-European Union students. [20949/15]
27/05/2015
103. Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will prioritise the refurbishment of the courthouse in Wicklow town as a capital project, in line with the stated policy of the Courts Service; if she will provide a definitive time frame in terms of when this refurbishment work will be undertaken; if she will further provide an outline of the extent of the refurbishment plans; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20958/15]
27/05/2015
104. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 273 and 275 of 30 September 2014, 350 of 10 February 2015 and 108 of 20 February 2015, outlining the statistics on non-surrender of driver licences by disqualified drivers, which showed that 1,286 drivers were prosecuted in 2013 for driving while disqualified, 1,373 prosecutions were initiated in 2014, 20,315 drivers were prosecuted in 2013 for driving without a licence, and 19,968 drivers were prosecuted in 2014, what were the penalties these prosecuted drivers received in court for these offences; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20870/15]
27/05/2015
105. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 98 of 4 March 2015, which was in reference to original Parliamentary Question No. 312 of 11 November 2014, the reply of which was received on 30 January 2015, regarding the number of fatal collisions in 2014 and the number of drivers involved and who were tested for alcohol, if she has received the information requested from An Garda Síochána on the breakdown of the reasons 64 of those drivers, out of 161 fatal crashes in 2014, were not tested for alcohol, either at the scene in a Garda station or at a hospital, after being involved in a fatal crash; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20871/15]
27/05/2015
106. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to correspondence from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport with the Promoting Awareness, Responsibility and Care on our Roads, PARC, group, dated 23 February 2015, where that Minister informed PARC that An Garda Síochána is currently liaising with the Courts Service on bringing persons before the courts following their failure to produce a driving licence or permit, that An Garda Síochána has advised that it is currently liaising with the Courts Service on the provision of a representative sample of court orders in relation to such cases, and that An Garda Síochána will take proceedings, if she will report on the status of this statement; if she will report on whether the Courts Service has since provided An Garda Síochána with these samples; if An Garda Síochána has begun to commence prosecutions of drivers who fail to produce their licence in court; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20873/15]

107. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 493 of 24 March 2015, where she stated that she was making inquiries with the Courts Service and An Garda Síochána with regard to recording licence numbers, if the information is now to hand; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20874/15]
27/05/2015
108. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will report on An Garda Síochána's Operation Learner Driver; the number stopped under this operation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20876/15]
27/05/2015
109. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide clarification regarding data protection regulation to police any undesirable material on a social network (details supplied) to protect specific targeted victims from unscrupulous users; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20926/15]
27/05/2015
110. Deputy Michael McCarthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the options available to a person (details supplied) in County Cork to regularise their residency; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20969/15]