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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24/05/2016
64. Deputy John Brady asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the cost of increasing funding for Traveller initiatives for 2017 in tabular form. [11512/16]
24/05/2016
65. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the funding and resources she will ring-fence in budget 2017 to ensure the full implementation of the Istanbul Convention, the second national strategy on gender-based violence and the victims Directive, as promised in the programme for Government. [11175/16]
24/05/2016
66. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications for civil legal aid received, approved, pending and refused in each of the years 2006 to 2016 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11186/16]
24/05/2016
67. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons who were refused criminal legal aid in each of the years 2006 to 2016 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11209/16]
24/05/2016
70. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the Garda Síochána stations she will re-open as per the programme for Government; if Rush Garda Síochána station will be among the pilot stations she will re-open; the criteria she will use for deciding on which stations will be chosen; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11242/16]
24/05/2016
71. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she is aware that persons who have residency rights, but who have family members who would qualify for refugee status, are precluded from applying for a family reunification; the reason for this; and if she will reform this legislation. [11262/16]
24/05/2016
72. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she has considered the actions of insurers since the passing of the spent convictions legislation; if it will continue to be acceptable for insurers to seek information regarding previous motoring offences; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11305/16]
24/05/2016
73. Deputy Seán Barrett asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to update the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956 to allow for members of the Irish diaspora to apply for citizenship as in the case of a person with an Irish father who did not register the birth with the foreign births office, and, therefore, the child cannot apply for Irish citizenship as the birth registration has skipped a generation; her plans to allow for members of the Irish diaspora to register their birth through their great-grandparents; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11350/16]
24/05/2016
74. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 303 of 14 April 2016, if and when she will issue a birth affidavit to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11351/16]
24/05/2016
75. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to ensure that all ranks in An Garda Síochána are diligent in taking proper units, and that unit sergeants regularly monitor the performance of their unit members in this regard, as set out in the recommendations of the Commission of Investigation (Certain Matters relative to the Cavan/Monaghan Division of the Garda Síochána) (O’Higgins Report). [11383/16]