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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24/11/2015
341. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the delay in processing an application for Garda Síochána vetting of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo; if the vetting will be expedited so that the person can apply for social housing. [41707/15]
24/11/2015
342. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to incorporate the recently introduced EU victims directive into the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41709/15]
24/11/2015
343. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to introduce legislation to tackle sex trafficking and prostitution; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41725/15]
24/11/2015
344. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to facilitate a purpose-built laboratory for Forensic Science Ireland at Backweston in County Kildare, with particular reference to facilities in urgent need of modernisation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41737/15]
24/11/2015
345. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to run a recruitment competition for the post of prison officer; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41738/15]
24/11/2015
346. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will respond to an issue (details supplied) regarding a deportation matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41742/15]
24/11/2015
347. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for naturalisation by persons (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41769/15]
24/11/2015
348. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide a clear and unambiguous deadline for ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities beyond the general outline in the roadmap to ratification of the convention she has provided. [41789/15]
24/11/2015
349. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the nature of the reservation to Article 27(a) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities; the legal arguments that led to that decision. [41790/15]
24/11/2015
350. Deputy John Halligan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners sentenced to a custodial term who were collected and transported to jail by members of An Garda Síochána and who were then processed, given a train or bus ticket and released on the same day due to overcrowding in each of the years 2013 to 2015 to date; the number of gardaí who engage in such activities on a daily basis, thereby taking them off the streets they are employed to protect; the cost to the State if this situation is permitted to continue; if judges are aware, when passing sentence, that there is no room to facilitate convicts; if a strong system of monitored community service should be implemented where sentences of three months or less have been handed down in order to alleviate the strain on the prison system and the needless waste of taxpayers' money; the system in place to either accommodate these prisoners or to facilitate their rehabilitation and the completion of their sentence elsewhere; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41792/15]