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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04/11/2015
107. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide details of the staffing complement and the staff structures at the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38525/15]
04/11/2015
108. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda Síochána checkpoints that took place in 2014 and in 2015 to date; the location of each checkpoint; the number in each locality; the instances of drink-driving, dangerous driving and speeding identified at each checkpoint; the number of each of these instances which resulted in charges being brought against the driver; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38428/15]
04/11/2015
109. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Question No. 511 of 14 July 2015, which was replied to on 26 August 2015, and which reply stated that between January 2013 and May 2015, 20,830 drink-driving cases were listed, if she will provide per year and per District Court the number of cases adjourned, struck-out, withdrawn and continuing; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38429/15]
04/11/2015
110. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 511 of 14 July 2015, which was replied to on 26 August 2015, and which reply stated that between January 2013 and May 2015 20,830 were drink-driving cases listed and there were 8,391 convictions, if recent figures published by the Courts Service will be revised and backdated once all outstanding cases are completed following adjournments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38434/15]
04/11/2015
111. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if an official from her Department is tasked with comparing statistics and figures kept by the Road Safety Authority, the Courts Service and An Garda Síochána, specifically statistics on drink-driving, dangerous driving and disqualified drivers; the protocol when discrepancies in record-keeping occur; if there is a procedure in place to verify records; the role of the Central Statistics Office in the compilation of figures on road traffic offences and convictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38435/15]
04/11/2015
112. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí allocated to the Garda traffic corps in the years 2012 to 2014 and in 2015 to date. [38436/15]

113. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of vehicles allocated to the Garda traffic corps in the years 2012 to 2014 and in 2015 to date. [38437/15]

114. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the budget allocation to the Garda traffic corps in the years 2012 to 2014 and in 2015 to date. [38438/15]
04/11/2015
115. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of cases the Garda brought to Swords District Court for having no insurance in 2014, and in 2015 to date. [38439/15]
04/11/2015
116. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application by a person (details supplied) to remain in the State, based on that person being the parent of a child who is an Irish citizen; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38442/15]
04/11/2015
117. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Questions (details supplied), the number of persons convicted in court of road traffic offences in 2013; in 2014; and in 2015 to date, by the District Court, in tabular form; of those convicted, the number who produced their licence in court; the number of driving licence numbers which were then forwarded by the Courts Service, by District Court, to the National Driver Licence Service and to the National Vehicle and Driver File for the application of penalty points, where her reply of 14 July 2015 provided the numbers disqualified, but not the remaining parts of the question; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38446/15]
04/11/2015
118. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans for the establishment of a second Special Criminal Court; when such a court will come into force; its composition; the funding to be provided; and the duration of same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38461/15]

131. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the setting up of a second Special Criminal Court will assist those awaiting trial, and deal with delays; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38607/15]