Owen, Nora

Tuesday, 4 March 1997

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 475 No. 7

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Written Answers. - Domestic Violence Act.

Was asked: the number of new cases before the courts since the Domestic Violence Act, 1996, was introduced.More Button

The number of applications made to the District Court pursuant to the provisions of the Domestic Violence Act, 1996 since its introduction on 27 March 1996 to 31 July 1996, together with the number of...More Button

Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Was asked: when folio maps ordered on 14 October 1996 will be forwarded to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that the copy folio and file plan map were issued on 22 February 1997.More Button

Written Answers. - Right of Appeal.

Was asked: the proposals, if any, there are for providing a right of appeal following a decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the institution of prosecutions.More Button

I assume that what the Deputy has in mind is that the Director of Public Prosecutions should have a right of appeal where, following a preliminary examination, the District Court refuses to order a pe...More Button

Written Answers. - Prisoner Transfers.

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) will be transferred to the Mater Hospital, Dublin 7, in view of his serious medical condition.More Button

It is longstanding practice not to comment in detail on individual prisoner's cases and I do not intend to depart from this precedent on this occasion. The Deputy may, however, be assured that all pr...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Deployment.

Was asked: if she will allocate extra gardaí to Tallaght, Dublin 24, to improve the level of policing in view of the fact that the major development of that area has increased its size to that equivalent to Lime...More Button

The allocation of Garda personnel is the responsibility of the Garda authorities and they have informed me that over the period 1991 to 1997 the strength of Garda personnel attached to Tallaght Garda ...More Button

Written Answers. - Visa Application.

Was asked: the current position on an application by a person (details supplied) for a visa; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

An application for a visa for the person in question was refused on 18 December 1996 on the grounds of the information then available to my Department. However, I have arranged for the application to...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Deployment.

Was asked: if the concerns of residents (details supplied) in Dublin 7 at the lack of Garda patrols will be urgently addressed in view of the vandal attacks on four cars in this small cul de sac in the past mont...More Button

I am informed by the Garda authorities that they have no records of damage to cars in the past month at the location referred to by the Deputy. The last such incident recorded for the location was in...More Button

Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Was asked: if she will have arrangements made to issue a title to persons (details supplied) in County Cork in view of the fact that a land commission map is urgently required since these persons have sold part ...More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that the information supplied is insufficient to trace the matter in the Land Registry. If the Deputy can let me have a schedule number or any other Land Regi...More Button

Written Answers. - Working Group on Internet.

Was asked: the terms of reference of the working group on the Internet; when it will be set up; the proposed membership of the body; when it will be required to report; and if she will make a statement on the ma...More Button

At its meeting on 11 February last, the Government agreed on the establishment by my Department of a working group on illegal and harmful use of the Internet. The terms of reference of the group, as ...More Button

Written Answers. - Condition of Prisoner.

Was asked: if her attention has been drawn to the continuing medical difficulties being experienced by a person (details supplied) in County Louth who is serving a sentence in Arbour Hill Prison; when he will be...More Button

I am satisfied that all offenders at Arbour Hill Prison, including the offender in question, have access to the full range of medical services at the prison. The offender in question can see the medi...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Deployment.

Was asked: if she will provide an extra full-time garda for the Dunlavin area of County Wicklow.More Button

The detailed deployment of Garda personnel and resources is a matter for the Garda authorities. They have informed me that Dunlavin is policed as part of the community policing initiative in operatio...More Button

Written Answers. - CCTV Surveillance Systems.

Was asked: if she will have arrangements made to grant aid the Clondalkin Chamber of Commerce, Dublin 22, therefore assisting it to install a closed circuit television surveillance system in this area in 1997; a...More Button

The only CCTV schemes currently sanctioned for funding by my Department are the Temple Bar scheme, which has been operational since October 1995, O'Connel Street, Dublin, Tralee and Finglas. Work on t...More Button

Written Answers. - Prison and Courts Accommodation.

Was asked: the current position regarding a proposed new detention centre and court house (details supplied) in Dublin 22; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Construction of the proposed 400 place male remand prison and associated courthouse facilities is planned to commence in May/June this year and to reach completion in October 1998.More Button

Written Answers. - Border Checkpoints.

Was asked: if there has been a reduction in Border checkpoints set up since the beginning of the BSE crisis; if it is intended to take away any remaining check points in this regard in the near future; and if sh...More Button

The detailed deployment of Garda personnel and resources to individual areas is a matter for the Garda authorities. The Garda BSE operation commenced on 28 March 1996, following the Government decisio...More Button

Written Answers. - Motor Tax.

Was asked: if she will introduce legislation to deal with arrears of motor tax in view of a case (details supplied); and if so, when.More Button

The introduction of such legislation is a matter for the Minister for the Environment, who replied to a similar question by the Deputy on 13 February 1997.More Button

Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Was asked: if she will have arrangements made with the Land Registry to expedite the following case (details supplied) in County Westmeath.More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this is an application for first registration which was lodged on 5 December 1996. I understand that replies dated 24 February 1997 have been received to...More Button

Written Answers. - Enforcement of Warrants.

Was asked: the reason warrants are being issued and executed by the Garda in cases where petitions (details supplied) have been lodged to her which have been acknowledged and in respect of which advice has been ...More Button

It is normal practice for the Garda Síochána to defer enforcement of a warrant in respect of a fine which is under petition. However, there is no statutory requirement on them to do so.More Button

Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Was asked: when maps will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Mayo from the Land Registry Office in view of the fact that the family in question is in need of these maps to enable their local authorit...More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that there is no record of any application currently pending on this folio. I understand that a copy Folio and file plan map issued on 21 February 1994 to the...More Button

Was asked: the reason for the five year delay in rectifying the error in relation to the registration of folios (details supplied); if her attention has been drawn to the fact that because of this error a person...More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this dealing is an application for rectification of two folios. It was lodged in the Land Registry for the first time on 17 July 1996, on behalf of four a...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Report.

Was asked: if she will request the gardaí to report urgently on the serious matters raised in a letter (details supplied).More Button

I have arranged to have the matter in question brought to the attention of the Garda authorities.More Button

Written Answers. - Dublin Unsolved Crimes.

Was asked: the number of unsolved crimes in Dublin south east, Dublin central, Dublin south central and Dublin north central.More Button

I am informed by the Garda authorities that information in relation to the number of indictable offences recorded and the number of indictable offences detected in the five Garda Divisions of the Dubl...More Button


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