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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19/02/2015
21. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she has received a report from the Director of Public Prosecutions or her officials on the recent arrests in the Tallaght area related to a protest in Jobstown, Dublin 24, in November 2014; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7111/15]
19/02/2015
22. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Justice and Equality in view of the increasing numbers of refugees drowning or being abandoned at sea while seeking entry into Europe, if she discussed the possibility of European Union governments, including this Government, agreeing to accept more refugees. [2134/15]
19/02/2015
23. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will allow for the provision of a conscientious objection clause in order to safeguard the rights of persons, businesses and other institutions who may be compelled to participate in or provide services for the celebration of same-sex civil partnerships or same-sex marriage, in the event of the upcoming referendum on marriage equality being passed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6970/15]
19/02/2015
24. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to assist children who are being intimidated out of their homes by criminal elements; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2164/15]
19/02/2015
25. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the policies and procedures that exist for the arrest of minors, in particular the measures taken to ensure the use of force is proportionate, the questioning and length of detention is age-appropriate, and their education routine is not disrupted. [7112/15]
19/02/2015
26. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to meet with the Garda Representative Association to discuss the pay of the new members of An Garda Síochána who are currently training in Templemore Garda College. [6985/15]
19/02/2015
27. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if her attention has been drawn to the fact that in 2014 and 2015, almost 200 gardaí will have availed of the incentivised career break scheme, as set out in the Public Service Stability Agreement 2013-2016, and those figures are being counted as actively serving officers when Garda staffing levels are reported; if this is misleading; if she will commit to including such figures in the future; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7120/15]
19/02/2015
28. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when she foresees the independent review mechanism completing its work; her views on establishing a commission of investigation into serious cases which raise fundamental questions regarding the malpractice of certain members of An Garda Síochána; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6989/15]
19/02/2015
29. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the extreme delay in advancing the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012; the reason the legal advice from the Attorney General pertaining to an ongoing legal case in the United Kingdom has been deemed sufficient to halt the legislative progress of the Bill, when the case in question would not be covered by the terms of the Bill as drafted; if she will outline a timeframe for the resumption of the Bill; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6972/15]
19/02/2015
30. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to review the legislative gaps in access to safety and protection orders for family members and loved ones who are not residing with a person accused of alleged serious harassment, in view of recent tragic murders. [6973/15]