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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15/01/2019
417. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to alter the age requirement for trainee members of An Garda Síochána. [54227/18]
15/01/2019
418. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the basis upon which the different pass levels in the fitness bleep test for Garda on probation have been set; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54233/18]
15/01/2019
419. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners kept in the new Cork prison above the peak capacity figure throughout 2018; the reason the peak capacity figure was breached; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54235/18]
15/01/2019
420. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans in relation to improvements regarding the regulation and licensing of personnel enforcing court orders by the Private Security Authority; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54238/18]
15/01/2019
421. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of parents and children in direct provision centres nationally in each of the years 2016 to 2018; the number of parents and children ready to move out of the direct provision centres but awaiting appropriate or affordable housing in each of the years 2016 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54240/18]
15/01/2019
422. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the initial cost of a Garda controlled CCTV system; and the estimated annual cost of same. [54256/18]
15/01/2019
423. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the training for INIS and GNIB officials that deals specifically with racial profiling; if training is provided as to the way in which to deal with and treat foreign nationals with respect; and the way in which persons that have negative experiences based on racial profiling or inappropriate comments can make a complaint or seek redress. [54369/18]

424. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if disclosures have been made to his Department under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 by serving, past or retired prison officers or prison personnel in the Irish Prison Service in each of the years 2015 to 2018; the number of cases in each year; and the status of each case that was submitted. [54372/18]
15/01/2019
425. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if there is a clear pathway for internal disciplinary issues regarding officers, personnel and management employed in the Irish Prison Service, including being put on notice for transfer to another prison facility here, gross negligence accusations or health and safety issues; the pathway available to seek an independent impartial investigation and fair hearing for such issues; the protective controls in place to protect persons facing such disciplinary issues while an investigative process is underway; and the due process available to ensure there is no victimisation or penalisation for an ongoing case. [54373/18]
15/01/2019
426. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied); and the actions being taken to investigate the matter thoroughly. [54374/18]
15/01/2019
427. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a request for a visa in the case of persons (details supplied) will be examined; and if the decision of the INIS in the case will be expedited. [54384/18]