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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18/05/2021
628. Deputy Mark Ward asked the Minister for Justice the status of the establishment of a high level taskforce in relation to mental health and addiction challenges for persons interacting with the criminal justice system; the details of same; when it will be rolled out; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26282/21]
18/05/2021
629. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice if it is still the case that a refugee may not hold a national passport; the reason her Department requires refugees who apply for naturalisation to submit an affidavit stating the reason that they cannot supply a national passport; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25511/21]
18/05/2021
630. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Justice when a decision will be made on a visa application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25546/21]
18/05/2021
631. Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin asked the Minister for Justice if she will request the Garda authorities to examine working with officials in the Department of Education in order to try and address antisocial behaviour as the country reopens after the pandemic; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25589/21]
18/05/2021
632. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice the progress to date in the change of a status application from stamp 3 to stamp 4 in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25606/21]
18/05/2021
633. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice the progress to date in the determination of an application for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied); when the application will be finalised; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25607/21]
18/05/2021
634. Deputy Neale Richmond asked the Minister for Justice when the short stay visa waiver programme will be recommenced; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25618/21]

673. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Justice if her Department will permit a person (details supplied) to re-enter the State to attend work. [26380/21]

674. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Justice when her Department will resume processing entry visa applications; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26381/21]

675. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Justice when her Department plans to resume the processing of certain priority and emergency visa applications for chefs or food workers in addition to the limited exemptions currently in place for transit workers, journalists and medical workers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26382/21]

679. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Justice when the recently amended visa requirements for visitors previously visa exempt and the restrictions imposed on the making of visa applications other than priority, emergency applications will be reversed; if visa applications from family members of Irish residents including spouses, partners and dependent children are currently being accepted and processed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26423/21]
18/05/2021
635. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Minister for Justice the status of the family court Bill; the infrastructure needed to make the legislation fulfil its potential; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25686/21]
18/05/2021
636. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the progress on the reforms to the national referral mechanism for suspected victims of human trafficking (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25702/21]
18/05/2021
637. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice the progress made to include reference in all new statements of strategy to all sustainable development goal targets for which her Department has lead responsibility as outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals National Implementation Plan 2018-2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25753/21]

638. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice the specific sustainable development goal targets her Department is responsible for implementing; the progress made in implementing those targets since 26 April 2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25771/21]