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Thursday, 19 January 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 752 No. 2

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 203.  Deputy Willie Penrose Information on Willie Penrose Zoom on Willie Penrose  asked the Minister for Justice and Equality whether a person Information on Alan Shatter Zoom on Alan Shatter  who was appointed a peace commissioner some years ago and who has mislaid or lost the warrant of appointment, which is necessary for production in terms of their position in regard to various warrants, affidavits and so on, can have a replacement warrant issued to them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3171/12]

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Alan Shatter): Information on Alan Shatter Zoom on Alan Shatter Peace Commissioners are appointed under section 88 of the Courts of Justice Act, 1924. On the date of their appointment, Peace Commissioners are issued with a Warrant of Appointment which is signed and sealed by the Minister for Justice and Equality. As such Warrants are considered to be a unique document, it is not the practice to issue copies or replace those which have been lost or otherwise mislaid.


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