Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Questions (271)

Bernard Durkan


271. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the basis on which it was decided that a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7 is not habitually resident in the State; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14941/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The person concerned does not satisfy the Habitual Residence Condition for receiving jobseeker's allowance as she does not yet have refugee status in the State. Consequently she does not have a work permit and is therefore unavailable for employment.

Question No. 272 withdrawn.