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Ó Snodaigh, Aengus

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 Nbr. 4


Order of Business.

Mindful of the fact that, on average, a woman will be assaulted by a partner 35 times before she goes to the police, has the Government got its legal advice on the issue of interim barring orders a...More Button

Written Answers. - World Trade Organisation Negotiations.

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: if she will report on the current status of the World Trade Organisation negotiations.More Button

Written Answers. - Tribunals of Inquiry

Asked the Minister for Finance: his views on the accommodation described in the interim report of Justice Robert Barr for the Abbeylara tribunal dated 21 November 2002; the reason for the delay in availability of the proposed pre...More Button

Written Answers. - Foreign Conflicts.

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the Government's position on the right of the Tibetan people to self-determination.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the way in which he plans to promote negotiations following the resumption of contact between Chinese and Tibetan representatives.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if he plans to table a Dáil resolution on Tibet, such as that recently adopted by the Italian Parliament.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: his views on the call for an EU special representative on Tibet.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if the Government plans to recognise the Government of Tibet in exile as the legitimate representative of the Tibetan people if no resolution to the present conflict is reached by 6 July 2003.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if the Government will sponsor a Tibet resolution at the UN Commission on Human Rights; and if the Government will raise the issue of the Tibetan right to self-determination at the next meeting of ...More Button

Written Answers. - Colombian Trial.

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if his Department will send an official legal observer to attend the trials of persons (details supplied) as requested by the persons' families; the measures the Government will take to ensure that...More Button

Written Answers. - International Criminal Court.

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: his views on the fact that the proper establishment of the International Criminal Court will be grievously undermined by any bilateral agreement under Article 98 of the Rome Statute, which will imm...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the steps he will take to protect the integrity of the International Criminal Court by ensuring that the EU adopts a strong response rejecting demands for so-called impunity agreements, or bilatera...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some EU member and candidate states are using the EU's current ambivalent position on impunity agreements under Article 98 of the Rome Statute on th...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if his attention has been drawn to the grave concerns raised by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch regarding the EU's failure to take effective steps to prevent members from signing impun...More Button

Written Answers. - Common Foreign and Security Policy.

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if the Government intends to support or co-operate with a war on Iraq if Iraq fails to comply with the latest UN Security Council resolution.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if Dáil Éireann will have the opportunity to both fully debate and vote on whether Ireland participates in a war in the event of any war on Iraq, be it unilateral or multilateral.More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the reason there has been no debate to date in Dáil Éireann on the impending war on Iraq; the reason there was no debate in Dáil Éireann on this matter in advance of the...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if, in the event of war on Iraq, Dáil Éireann will have the opportunity to both fully debate and vote on whether to continue to extend or to withdraw permission for foreign military o...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if, in the event of military action against Iraq authorised by a UN Security Council resolution, Dáil Éireann will have the opportunity to fully debate and vote on the waiver of norma...More Button

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if, in the event of a UN Security Council resolution authorising the use of military force, he will be seeking the mobilisation and deployment of the EU's Rapid Reaction Force into battle for the f...More Button

Written Answers. - Human Rights Abuses.

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the major international human rights organisations, such as Amnesty International, maintain that the human rights situation in Iraq cannot and will ...More Button

Written Answers. - Biological Threats.

Asked the Minister for Health and Children: further to Parliamentary Question No. 153 of 21 November 2002, the specific measures being taken here in relation to bio-preparedness; and the cost of these measures to the Exchequer.More Button

Written Answers. - Anti-Racism Measures.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if his attention has been drawn to the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism finding that there has been an increase in racist street crime in the past 12 months; the statu...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Disciplinary Proceedings.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the number of members of An Garda Síochána who have been charged with and convicted of perjury in the past ten years.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if internal disciplinary measures have been brought against any members of An Garda Síochána whom trial judges have stated were not telling the whole truth, or any of the truth during...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Operations.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: 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 l...More Button

Written Answers. - Asylum Applications.

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the percentages of failed asylum claims by country or origin for each year for the past ten years.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: the number of cases over the past five years in which a private plane has been chartered in order to deport individuals from this State; the reasons a private charter is ordered for deportations; t...More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform: if the Government has a mechanism to track the post-deportation outcomes for those individuals who have claimed asylum here and who have subsequently been deported to their home state; if so, the m...More Button