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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06/07/2021
433. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Justice the status of Ireland's implementation of EU anti-money laundering rules; if the State is subject to any ongoing legal actions by the EU Commission regarding delays in implementation; the fines paid to date by Ireland in the past five years due to a failure to implement or delay in implementation of EU anti-money laundering legislation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36515/21]
06/07/2021
434. Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Justice if communities (details supplied) can be considered for the new project aimed to promote pro-social use of vehicles; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35793/21]
06/07/2021
435. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice the steps now being taken to progress the application for citizenship in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35841/21]
06/07/2021
436. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice her plans to amend the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2003 to provide local authorities with the option of making bye-laws that would allow responsible consumption of alcohol in public places, for example, parks, beaches, licensed parklets and outdoor seating in public areas while at the same time allow for the retention of a ban on drunkenness and drunk and disorderly behaviour in all public places; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35904/21]
06/07/2021
437. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice her plans to extend the age limit to join An Garda Síochána past the current age limit of 35 years. [35916/21]
06/07/2021
438. Deputy Noel Grealish asked the Minister for Justice the amount of interest her Department has been charged for savings or other funds on deposit in Irish banks since negative interest rates were introduced by year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35937/21]
06/07/2021
439. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Justice the number of serious or fatal road traffic collisions that gardaí attended on the N4 in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [35970/21]
06/07/2021
440. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Justice the number of gardaí who successfully completed protester removal courses in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [35971/21]
06/07/2021
441. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Justice her plans to implement a scheme such that lay litigants involved in court cases may recover their costs in circumstances in which their cases are successful, as is possible in the United Kingdom in view of the increasing prevalence of lay litigation in Irish courts; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36039/21]
06/07/2021
442. Deputy Pa Daly asked the Minister for Justice when she requested updates from the Policing Authority in relation to the cancelled 999 calls issues; the updates she has received; the dates they were received; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36043/21]

443. Deputy Pa Daly asked the Minister for Justice the communications she has received from the Garda Commissioner in relation to the cancelled 999 calls issues; the updates she has received from the Commissioner; the dates they were received; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36044/21]

444. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the specific technical issues that were described to her and her officials by the Garda Commissioner on or about December 2020 with respect to computer aided dispatch system. [36051/21]

445. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice if she will provide the documentation or details of the explanation provided by the Garda Commissioner and his colleagues to her and her officials with respect to the technical issues relating to the Garda computer aided dispatch system in 2020 and which was also referred to at the public meeting of the Policing Authority in or around December 2020. [36052/21]

446. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice if she made any indirect and or direct contact with the Garda Commissioner in order to ensure any reference to the service failures and cancellation of category 1 999 emergency calls from the attention of the Policing Authority until the late Spring of 2021 (details supplied). [36053/21]