Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (271)

Denis Naughten

Question:

274 Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons currently supervised in the community under a post release supervision order under Part 5 of the Sex Offenders Act 2001; the number of persons currently in breach of conditions under this part of the Act; if he will provide a regional breakdown of these figures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35917/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

I can inform the Deputy that there are 49 offenders being supervised in the community on post release supervision orders under Part 5 of the Sex Offenders Act, 2001. I am advised by the Probation Service that two of these individuals are in breach of their conditions and in the process of being returned to court.

The regional breakdown is as follows:

Region

No.

Dublin North and Northeast

14

Dublin South and Wicklow

16

Midlands and Southeast

5

Southwest; and West

9

Northwest and Westmeath

5