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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31/05/2022
554. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice the current residency status in the case of a person (details supplied) who has made contact with the repatriation division as requested and whose stamp expired on 20 May 2022; if the applicant is eligible for long-term residency; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27253/22]
31/05/2022
555. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice if she will introduce a code of ethics for prison staff in line with the Council of Europe recommendation CM/Rec (2012) 5; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27256/22]
31/05/2022
556. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice if she will order an annual publication of a measuring the quality of life in prison, similar to research carried out by the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, either by the Inspector of Prisons or an academic institution or NGO; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27257/22]
31/05/2022
557. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice if she will amend the Irish Prison Service Prison rules, specifically rule 95 on use of force, to clarify that the amount of force used shall be the minimum necessary and shall be imposed for the shortest necessary time. [27258/22]
31/05/2022
558. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice the specific differences in the disciplinary code for officers which was affected by the introduction of S.I. No. 261/2020 which revoked the pre-existing S.I. No. 289/1996. [27259/22]
31/05/2022
559. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice the efforts made since January 2022 to alleviate the position in the Irish Prison Service whereby almost one quarter of prisoners were in some form of restricted regime as per the Irish Prison Service census. [27260/22]
31/05/2022
560. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice if she has considered the civil liberties implications of S.I. No. 250/2020 Prison (Amendment) Rules 2020, which was introduced in the context of the Covid pandemic but contain no reference to Covid itself, have no sunset clause and can be utilised upon the advice of a person at the level of the prison doctor; the timeline for the repeal of this legislation in line with the emergency pandemic health legislation which has lapsed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27261/22]
31/05/2022
561. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice the reason for the increase by almost 10% in the Irish Prison Service population since January 2022; the efforts being made to reduce this; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27262/22]
31/05/2022
562. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice further to Parliamentary Question No. 56 of 5 April 2022, if she will provide an updated publication date for the findings of the high level taskforce to consider the mental health and addiction challenges of persons interacting with the criminal justice system in line with her prior commitment to have done so by the second quarter of 2022. [27263/22]
31/05/2022
563. Deputy Claire Kerrane asked the Minister for Justice if she will provide an update regarding a specific visa application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27285/22]