Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (724)

Barry Andrews

Question:

846 Mr. Andrews asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will make a statement on the progress that has been made by the review group on the vetting of child carers in the State. [1168/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

The working group on Garda vetting has met on seven occasions to date, the most recent being on 13 January 2004. The report of the working group is currently being finalised, and it is hoped that it will be submitted to the Garda Commissioner and myself in the coming weeks.