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Written Answers - Deportation Orders

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 760 No. 3

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 470.  Deputy Dara Calleary Information on Dara Calleary Zoom on Dara Calleary  asked the Minister for Justice and Equality Information on Alan Shatter Zoom on Alan Shatter  the facilities in place at Lagos Airport, Nigeria, to treat those arriving on repatriation flights who may have taken ill or been injured during the flight; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16797/12]

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Alan Shatter): Information on Alan Shatter Zoom on Alan Shatter All chartered flights operated by Ireland and other EU countries through Frontex (European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union) have medical personnel on board. These medical personnel will treat any passenger or crew member who has taken ill or been injured during the flight. Any medical issues arising after the passengers have disembarked from the plane are a matter for the Nigerian authorities in the case of Nigerian nationals.


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