Houses of the Oireachtas

All parliamentary debates are now being published on our new website. The publication of debates on this website will cease in December 2018.

Go to oireachtas.ie

Written Answers. - Garda Operations.

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 No. 4

First Page Previous Page Page of 294 Next Page Last Page

 372. Aengus Ó Snodaigh Information on Aengus Ó Snodaigh Zoom on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Information on Michael McDowell Zoom on Michael McDowell  if it is standard practice in An Garda Síochána for an arresting officer to hold a suspect's personal property, including identity documents and passport, in his or her own personal locker, and to therefore have sole access to this property. [24630/02]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. McDowell): Information on Michael McDowell Zoom on Michael McDowell I am informed by the Garda authorities that in cases where a suspect's property is taken into the possession of the Garda Síochána, the member is required to keep this property in safe custody until disposed of lawfully and to store it securely.


Last Updated: 01/09/2015 09:43:05 First Page Previous Page Page of 294 Next Page Last Page