Collins, Gerard

Thursday, 9 November 1978

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 309 No. 4

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Written Answers. - Law of Nullity.

As the Deputy will recall, a discussion paper on possible changes of the law of nullity was issued under the auspices of the Attorney General during the term of office of the previous Government. It i...More Button

Written Answers. - Prison Visiting Committees.

Recommendations made by visiting committees either at their meetings or in their annual reports receive careful consideration and frequently it is possible to adopt them.More Button

Written Answers. - Prisons Rules.

An examination of the Rules for the Government of Prisons, 1947, is proceeding with a view to modifying them to take account of developments in prison administration over the last thirty-odd years but...More Button

Written Answers. - Rape Law.

I have recently received a submission on this subject from the Council for the Status of Women, which I am having examined. I have also sought and received information from members of the Judiciary, c...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Siochána.

In September 1977 the Government authorised an increase of 500 in the strength of the Garda Siochána. Recruitment of the extra gardai has been proceeding as fast as possible and it is expected that t...More Button

The report was finalised only within the past few months and is now being examined by the Garda authorities and by my Department. Because of the important and, indeed, funadmental nature of the matt...More Button

Written Answers. - Offences Against the Person.

I have indicated in a reply to a separate question about rape, that is Question No. 416 on today's Order Paper, that I am examining the law relating to that particular offence. Apart from that, I am ...More Button

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