Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Gárda Síochána.

asked the Minister for Justice if he will state the number of members of the Gárda Síochána of each rank who have been (a) dismissed, and (b) called upon to retire from the force in each of the years from 1931 to October, 1941.

The answer is in the form of tabular statements which will be printed in the Official Reports.

The statements are as follows:—

RETURN OF OFFICERS OF THE GÁRDA SÍOCHÁNA DISMISSED, REQUIRED TO RETIRE, Etc.

Year

CHIEF SUPERINTENDENTS

SUPERINTENDENTS

TOTAL

Dismissed

Required to retire as an alternative to dismissal

Given an opportunity of tendering resignation

Required to retire under Reg. 3 of Gárda Síochána (Retirement) Regs., 1941

Dismissed

Required to retire as an alternative to dismissal

Given an opportunity of tendering resignation

Required to retire under Reg. 3 of Gárda Síochána (Retirement) Regs., 1941

1931

2

2

1932

1

1

1

3

1933

*1

1

2

1934

1935

1

1

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

6

2

8

TOTALS

1

2

6

5

2

16

*Transferred to post in the Civil Service.

NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN.

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

To 31/10/41

Inspr.

Sgts.

Gds.

Gds.

Sgts.

Gds.

Sgts.

Gds.

Gds.

Gds.

Sgts.

Gds.

Sgts.

Gds.

Sgts.

Gds.

Gds.

Sgts.

Gds.

Dismissed

3

4

1

1

1

4

1

5

1

5

1

1

3

3

1

4

Required to retire as an alternative to Dismissal

1

3

2

1

1

Given an opportunity of tendering Resignation

9

6

4

7

11

11

1

14

2

19

1

13

12

1

8

Not likely to become an efficient and well conducted member:— Sec. 7.* D.A.D., 1924, and Sec. 6 Apptments. Regulations, 1937.

2

3

2

3

1

TOTALS

1

15

12

1

8

1

13

15

19

2

19

3

19

2

17

15

2

13

*Gárda Síochána (Designations, Appointments and Discipline) Regulations, 1924.