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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03/03/2021
685. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Justice her plans to introduce legislative or regulatory measures in response to the proposed imposition of negative interest rates on solicitors’ client accounts; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11709/21]
03/03/2021
686. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Justice if she received communication from the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the nomination by Ireland of a member of the Court; if so, the nature and content of such communication; if the President of the Court made a strong recommendation regarding the nomination; her views on whether it is appropriate for the President of the Court of Justice to engage in any communication with a member state regarding nominations to judicial office; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11722/21]
03/03/2021
687. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Justice if her attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied) whose application for a stamp 4 visa renewal was rejected due to insufficient proof of relationship status despite the person being in a committed relationship and with no additional detail given as to the reasons for this refusal; if she will provide a report on the overall status of the visa application extension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11753/21]
03/03/2021
688. Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin asked the Minister for Justice if the automatic visa extensions given to stamp 4 visa holders until the end of April 2021 will count towards the minimum requirements for naturalisation for visa holders whose extended visas have an earlier date on them; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11755/21]
03/03/2021
689. Deputy Paul Murphy asked the Minister for Justice if she will address a matter (details supplied) regarding recognition of professional researchers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11757/21]
03/03/2021
690. Deputy Pa Daly asked the Minister for Justice if she has received correspondence from a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11761/21]
03/03/2021
691. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the number of issued fines relating to Covid-19 breaches to date since the introduction of fining commenced; the amount that has been collected to date; the amount outstanding; the number of fines that are under appeal; and the number of successful appeals to cover the time that the offence is punishable by fine. [11801/21]
03/03/2021
692. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the number of persons that have been placed in custody relating to Covid-19 breaches in 2020 and to date in 2021; the number that have been charged with an offence as a result of arrest; and the number released without any charge or caution. [11802/21]
03/03/2021
693. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Justice the number of cessations of refugee status and subsidiary protection sections 9 and 11 of the International Protection Act 2015 in 2020; the number of persons excluded from refugee protection and subsidiary protection sections 10 and 12 of the International Protection Act 2015; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11855/21]
03/03/2021
694. Deputy Denise Mitchell asked the Minister for Justice the number and quantity by type of drugs seized by gardaí attached to Coolock district drugs unit in each of the years of 2018 to 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [11880/21]