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Shatter, Alan

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Residency Permits

Was asked: the current and or expected residency status in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The person concerned is a failed asylum applicant. Arising from the refusal of his asylum application, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), t...More Button

The person concerned submitted an application for Subsidiary Protection. When consideration of this application has been completed, the person concerned will be notified in writing of the outcome...More Button

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the INIS by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this pu...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding determination of eligibility for residency status or naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The persons concerned have been granted leave to remain in the State for the three year period ending 15th October, 2015 following the consideration of their respective cases under Section 3 (6) of...More Button

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the INIS by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this pu...More Button

Was asked: the position in the determination of residency status and issue of updated stamp 4 to facilitate employment requirements and to outline the entitlement to naturalisation in the case of a person (de...More Button

I refer the Deputy to my detailed Reply to his earlier Parliamentary Question, No. 181 of Thursday, 4th October 2012 - copied beneath. The position is unchanged since then.

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Was asked: the position in the matter of residency and determination of eligibility to naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) informs me that the first named person was originally granted permission to remain in the State based on her marriage to an Irish national on...More Button

Was asked: the position in the matter of residency and determination of eligibility to naturalisation in the case of persons (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The person concerned is a failed asylum applicant. Arising from the refusal of her asylum application, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), t...More Button

The person concerned submitted an application for Subsidiary Protection. When consideration of this application has been completed, the person concerned will be notified in writing of the outcome...More Button

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the INIS by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this pu...More Button

Deportation Orders

Was asked: if he will provide in tabular form the number of deportation orders signed under section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 since its enactment; the numbers of those enforced and the number of those sub...More Button

Was asked: if he will provide in tabular form the number of persons granted leave to remain on humanitarian grounds under section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 since its enactment; the number of such applicat...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 79 and 80 together.

  I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service that in the period 1999 to 2012 (to end October) in accord...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding a deportation order in respect of persons (details supplied) in County Kerry.More Button

Following a comprehensive and thorough examination of their asylum applications in accordance with the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), and Section 5 of the Refugee...More Button

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the INIS by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this pu...More Button

Court Accommodation Provision

Was asked: the extent to which the Courts Service, as it embarks upon a detailed evaluation of the court venues at Achill, Ballyhaunis, Swinford and Westport, County Mayo, with a view to possible closures, ha...More Button

As I have previously informed the Deputy, under the provisions of the Courts Service Act 1998 management of the courts is the responsibility of the Courts Service which is independent in exercising...More Button

The Courts Service has again assured me that no decision in relation to the future of any County Mayo courthouse will be taken without prior consultation with local interested parties and court u...More Button

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

Was asked: if he will report on Garda Operation Advisor; the number of persons arrested and charged to date in 2012; the number of successful convictions obtained to date in 2012.More Button

I am informed by the Garda authorities that An Garda Síochána is unaware of an operation titled Operation Advisor and the nature of it. The Deputy will appreciate that without further specific inf...More Button

Garda Stations Closures

Was asked: if he will engage with the Garda Commissioner with a view to ensuring that Garda stations at Balitore, Ballmore Eustace, Castledermot, Robertstown and Carbury, County Kildare, are not closed; if he...More Button

The Policing Plan for 2013, which I laid before the House yesterday, outlines the Commissioner's proposal for the consolidation of the Garda station and District network. As part of this process in...More Button

I must stress that the principal aim of this process is to allow the more efficient deployment of personnel and the more effective delivery of policing services to the public across the country, ...More Button

Citizenship Applications

Was asked: the position to date and determination of eligibility for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 15; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I am advised by the Citizenship Division of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) that a valid application for a certificate of naturalisation was received from the person referre...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding determination of naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I am advised by the Citizenship Division of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) that a valid application for a certificate of naturalisation was received from the first person r...More Button

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to INIS by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpos...More Button

Was asked: the expected position regarding determination of eligibility of naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) that an application for a certificate of naturalisation was received from the person referred to by the Deputy in September 2...More Button

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to INIS by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpos...More Button

Legal Aid Application Numbers

Was asked: the reason the legal aid file was closed in the separation proceedings in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I wish to inform the Deputy that I have no function or responsibility in relation to the matter raised. Under the terms of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995, as passed by the Oireachtas, the Legal Aid ...More Button

The Deputy might further wish to note that the solicitor/client relationship is protected by privilege in accordance with the terms of Section 32 of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 and therefore the...More Button

Defence Forces Personnel

Was asked: the number of women at each rank above the rank of second lieutenant in the Defence Forces.More Button

As of 31 October 2012 there were 141 women serving above the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Defence Forces. Of these, 50 were Lieutenants, 57 were Captains, 32 were Commandants and 2 were Lieuten...More Button

Departmental Correspondence

Was asked: if he will respond to the requests of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7More Button

Departmental records show that all correspondence received on behalf of the person to whom the Deputy refers has been responded to. If the Deputy is aware of specific correspondence that person fee...More Button