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O'Donoghue, John

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 551 Nbr. 3


Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Was asked: if his Department will finalise a dealing on a folio (details supplied).More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this is an application for discharge of charge which was lodged on 25 January. Dealing number D2002WS000654P refers. This dealing was completed on 22 M...More Button

Was asked: the progress to date on a section 49 application by a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny.More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this is an application under section 49, that is the acquisition of title by virtue of long possession, of the Registration of Title Act, 1964.More Button

I am also informed that notices of the application were served on the registered owners of the property. On 8 February the registered owners confirmed in writing to the Land Registry that they had ...More Button

I can assure the Deputy that the application is receiving attention.More Button

Was asked: if registration of a property (details supplied) in County Mayo can be expedited.More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this is an application for copy folio-file plan, transfer of part and release (2), was lodged on 8 January 1998. Queries issued to the lodging solicito...More Button

Question No. 217 answered with Question No. 215.More Button

Was asked: if the registration of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11 with the Land Registry Office can be expedited.More Button

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that there is an application pending on dealing number D2001DNO31832C which was lodged in the Land Registry on 16 November 2001.More Button

A query issued on 7 March and the application cannot proceed until this query is satisfactorily resolved. I assure the Deputy that on receipt of a satisfactory reply the matter will receive further...More Button

Written Answers. - Closed Circuit Television Systems.

Was asked: if his Department has evaluated the tenders in respect of closed circuit television cameras for Limerick City; when he expects installation of the cameras to commence; and if he will make a stateme...More Button

The contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of a Garda CCTV system in Limerick City – and the associated civil works – was awarded at the beginning of the week to SKS Co...More Button

The system in Limerick will comprise 23 cameras at various locations in the city and will be monitored from Henry Street Garda station. Work will commence immediately with a view to having the sys...More Button

The cost of €1 million excludes necessary electrical and refurbishment works that will have to be carried out at the station to accommodate the system. This work will be arranged by the Office...More Button

A local town centre CCTV implementation committee will now be established by the local chief superintendent who will have responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the CCTV system in Lime...More Button

Written Answers. - Coroner's Inquest.

Was asked: the reason an inquest arranged for 4 December 2001 (details supplied) never took place; and if a further inquest can be arranged at the earliest possible date.More Button

Was asked: the reason an inquest (details supplied) arranged for 4 December 2001 never took place; and if a further inquest can be arranged at the earliest possible date.More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 215 and 217 together.More Button

A coroner is a statutory officer exercising quasi-judicial functions in relation to which he or she is independent of the Executive.More Button

Written Answers. - Litter Fine.

Was asked: the position in relation to a petition submitted to him on 12 February 2001 in respect of a fine under the Litter Pollution Act, 1997, imposed on a person (details supplied) in County Wexford; and ...More Button

On 12 February 2001 an application to open a petition was received from the person to whom the Deputy refers. The application was unsuccessful and a reply to that effect issued to the person concer...More Button

Written Answers. - Crime Prevention.

Was asked: the steps the Garda have taken to curb the activities of gangs congregating in residential areas intimidating citizens and vandalising their properties; if he will seek a full report from the Garda...More Button

I am informed by the Garda authorities that local Garda management adopt a pro-active approach to activities such as gangs of youths congregating in residential areas, or engaging in anti-social be...More Button

Since 1 January to date a total of six incidents have been logged at the Bridewell Garda station regarding stone throwing and acts of criminal damage in the general area of Sitric Road and surround...More Button

The complainant mentioned in the question has corresponded with the Bridewell gardaí by letter dated 15 March. He outlined problems relating to damage being done to his property.More Button

I am aware that the neighbourhood policing garda assigned to this area has, in addition to attending residents' meetings in the locality, called on the person in question on a number of occasions t...More Button

Road contractors rubble located at the roadworks on Oxmanstown Road has contributed to the ongoing problems and been used as ammunition by youths in the area to break windows and commit criminal da...More Button

The Garda attempted to establish a Neighbourhood Watch scheme in the area but did not get a good response from residents last December and the matter was deferred. New efforts in this respect will ...More Button

As part of the recently launched Operation Encounter, the patrol for the Manor Street area has been extended to specifically cover Sitric Road and the surrounding streets in this operation. I am as...More Button

Written Answers. - Garda Stations.

Was asked: his plans for the provision of a new Garda station to replace the existing Dundrum Garda station; the proposed location of such a new station; and the progress made to date.More Button

It is intended to build a new Garda station in Dundrum. As a first, necessary, step the Office of Public Works is currently endeavouring to secure a suitable site in the area for development. Once ...More Button

The Deputy will appreciate that it is not possible to indicate where the station will be located at this time.More Button

Written Answers. - Criminal Injuries Compensation.

Was asked: the total sums paid out in the past four years by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal to applicants entitled to compensation; his plans to provide for compensation for pain and suffering; a...More Button

The total amounts paid out in each of the past four years by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal to applicants entitled to compensation is as follows: 1998 –€3.834 million; 1999 ...More Button

The Deputy will appreciate that the amount payable in any year is dependent on the number of claims lodged and the number of claims which can be finalised in each year. In each of the years mention...More Button

The Deputy will be aware that a review of the criminal injuries compensation scheme is being undertaken by my Department at present. It is intended that the review will be a comprehensive one, taki...More Button

I can also inform the Deputy that the European Commission has presented a Green Paper in relation to compensation to victims of crime. Discussions are ongoing with the Commission in relation to the...More Button

In relation to specific proposals for changes to the existing scheme, I am sure the Deputy will appreciate that it would not be proper for me to make decisions in this regard in advance of receivin...More Button