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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19/05/2016
27. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she plans to amend the existing rules governing entitlement to Irish citizenship by descent in order to include those born overseas who have extended Irish ancestry such as a great grandparent having been born in Ireland; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10951/16]
19/05/2016
28. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality in view of recent burglaries in south Lucan, including Moyglass, the number of members of An Garda Síochána in the Garda stations in Lucan village and in Ronanstown in County Dublin; and if she will increase the numbers in these stations in the coming years. [10955/16]
19/05/2016
29. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners awaiting trial in the Special Criminal Court who have been on remand for up to one year; 1 to 1.5 years; 1.5 to 2 years; 2 to 3 years, and for more than 3 years and in each case of more than 3 years the total time on remand to date; the steps she is taking to deal with this issue and ensure speedy trials and the success to date of these measures; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10966/16]
19/05/2016
30. Deputy Darragh O'Brien asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for permission to remain in the State on the basis of being the spouse of an Irish national; to process this application without further delay; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10980/16]
19/05/2016
31. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will hold a public inquiry into a recent press report (details supplied) that claims that a corporation in the United States of America was able to use cheap labour, in the form of women incarcerated in some Magdalen laundries and other institutions, over many years to make profits for that company that are not taxable in Ireland; if she will request the religious orders to pay into the survivors' redress scheme, given this new information; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10997/16]
19/05/2016
32. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to a recent press report, (details supplied) why religious orders were given such a high level of autonomy to collude with global multi-national companies in providing cheap labour, in women incarcerated in Magdalene Laundries and other institutions, to make profits which they did not have to pay taxes on; why these companies were not obliged to pay adequate wages to their workforce; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10998/16]
19/05/2016
33. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if an application by a prisoner in the United Kingdom to complete a sentence in Ireland in order to be close to extended family requires that the person have a valid personal public service number in the State; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11030/16]
19/05/2016
34. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the delay in publishing the O'Higgins report; her views that the report was obviously leaked in advance of publication; the actions she proposes to take to establish how this important report was leaked; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11059/16]
19/05/2016
35. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status a person (details supplied) with regard to eligibility for naturalisation; if there are any outstanding documentation and procedures; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11084/16]
19/05/2016
36. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status a person (details supplied) with regard to eligibility for naturalisation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11086/16]