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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21/06/2022
655. Deputy Jennifer Whitmore asked the Minister for Justice if there is a Government commitment to promote the recognition of the crime of ecocide as part of the environmental crime directive revision discussion in the European Council; the way that he plans to recognise this commitment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31920/22]
21/06/2022
656. Deputy Jennifer Whitmore asked the Minister for Justice her plans to promote the recognition of ecocide in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. [31922/22]
21/06/2022
657. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Justice the number of short-term visa applications under the category of general practitioner relief and cover by the country of origin of the applications that his Department has received, approved, denied and is still processing in each of the years 2016 to 2021 and to date in 2022, in tabular form. [32766/22]
21/06/2022
658. Deputy Ivana Bacik asked the Minister for Justice the steps that are being taken to tackle the reported incidence of hate crimes being perpetrated across the country, especially against members of the LGBT+ community. [31941/22]
21/06/2022
659. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice the reason for the delay in setting up the public consultation in relation to disregard legislation to exonerate men convicted before the courts of the State before gay law reform; when it is expected to commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31962/22]

702. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice when consultation on the drafting of legislation to disregard convictions for laws relating to homosexuality that were repealed in 1993 will commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32372/22]

703. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice when she expects the consultation process into convictions for laws relating to homosexuality that were repealed in 1993 will conclude; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32373/22]
21/06/2022
660. Deputy Cormac Devlin asked the Minister for Justice if Adamstown is being considered for a new Garda station by Garda management; the criteria and the way that potential sites and locations are identified; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32063/22]
21/06/2022
661. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Justice if he will outline the total expenditure on the free legal aid scheme for the years 1990, 2000, 2010, 2015 and 2020; the breakdown of this expenditure as it relates to each level of court, district, circuit and so on in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32067/22]

662. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Justice the proportion of court hearings at each court level that were covered by the free legal aid scheme in 2020 and 2021, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32068/22]

663. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Justice if she will list the top ten solicitors or legal companies who were the recipients of free legal aid for each of the years from 2015 to 2021, inclusive; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32069/22]

664. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Justice the income asset limits for persons to qualify for free legal aid; when this limit was set; when it was last reviewed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32072/22]
21/06/2022
665. Deputy Neasa Hourigan asked the Minister for Justice if she will outline the process by which a third-country national who resides in Ireland and needs to travel urgently can obtain a re-entry visa while their application for a renewal of their Irish residence permit card is being processed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32084/22]
21/06/2022
666. Deputy Cormac Devlin asked the Minister for Justice if she will provide an update on Garda roadside alcohol and drug testing detections, including the number of detections by county for alcohol, opiates, cocaine, benzodiazepines and cannabis since the introduction of the drug detection scheme in 2017; the current thresholds for each category in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32086/22]
21/06/2022
667. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice the progress to date in the determination of an application pursuant to the regularisation of long-term undocumented migrants scheme in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32106/22]