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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13/10/2015
209. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which adequate resources remain available to the Criminal Assets Bureau; the bureau continues to combat organised crime; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35729/15]
13/10/2015
210. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which policing methods are in accord with best international practice, with a view to maximising the opportunity for rapid response in urban and rural settings, making best use of technology and motor vehicles, and facilitating a visible presence as a deterrent to crime; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35730/15]
13/10/2015
211. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which the use of light motorcycles or mopeds has been considered for policing purposes in urban areas, as in other jurisdictions globally, whereby the ability of police to be visible and mobile simultaneously has been maximised; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35731/15]
13/10/2015
212. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which particular efforts continue to be made to address the issue of recidivism, having particular regard to the extent to which some criminal gang members remain at large having clocked up scores of offences in some cases; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35732/15]
13/10/2015
213. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which legal aid for those accused of crimes continues to be reviewed, with a view to ensuring the system remains cost effective; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35733/15]
13/10/2015
215. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if consideration has or will be given to the proscribing of membership of criminal gangs with a reputation for violence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35735/15]
13/10/2015
216. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners availing of educational or rehabilitative training; the extent to which the needs of these applicants continues to be met; the number on such programmes who are first-time offenders or otherwise; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35736/15]
13/10/2015
217. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which first-time offenders continue to be segregated from the hardened criminal fraternity while in prison; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35737/15]
13/10/2015
218. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which any pattern has been observed in the rate of repeat offences by first-time offenders, as compared with those who have already committed to a life of crime; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35738/15]
13/10/2015
219. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons listed as missing; the extent to which their cases are the subject of ongoing investigation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35739/15]