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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13/07/2021
553. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice if she will extend the definition of consent in law to emphasise that sexual coercion involves more than threats of and actual physical force. [37424/21]
13/07/2021
554. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice if she will introduce strict time limits for applications to adduce sexual experience evidence and ensure that legal counsel representing the complainant is not much less experienced than those representing the prosecution and defence in such cases for sexual assault and rape trials. [37425/21]
13/07/2021
555. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Justice if she will request that guidance for juries be developed as a priority to address rape myths ingrained and pre-existing biases, stereotypes and assumptions they may have, whether conscious or unconscious, preferably to be given at the start of a trial but with judicial discretion to repeat it when needed. [37426/21]
13/07/2021
556. Deputy Thomas Gould asked the Minister for Justice if her attention has been drawn to the situation residents in a location (details supplied) are having with serious issues regarding the sale of drugs that may fall under the Criminal Justice (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2010; and the supports that are being provided to local gardaí to combat same. [37441/21]
13/07/2021
557. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Justice the reason for the delay in implementing all sections of the Judicial Council Act 2019; when she will sign commencement orders in relation to sections 3, 42, 50-51, 53-64, 67-84, 86 and 88 of the Act and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37453/21]
13/07/2021
558. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice the plan that has succeeded the Youth Justice Action Plan 2014-2018; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37484/21]
13/07/2021
559. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Justice the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37551/21]
13/07/2021
560. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Justice if she will address a matter regarding long stay visas (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37552/21]
13/07/2021
561. Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice asked the Minister for Justice the estimated cost if 1,000 additional gardaí were recruited in each of the years 2022 to 2024, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37612/21]
13/07/2021
562. Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice asked the Minister for Justice if funding will be provided for the purchase of high-powered jet skis for the Garda water unit; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37613/21]