Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (440)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

440. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 177 to 183, inclusive, of 2 April 2014, if she will provide an update on the progress of the implementation of recommendations Nos. 2.7, 2.8 and 3.1 of the Garda Síochána Inspectorate report entitled The Fixed Charge Processing System: A 21st Century Strategy which had been identified as under way; if recommendations Nos. 2.1, 3.8, 3.10 of the report have been implemented within the identified six to eight week timeframe; and the status of work to implement recommendation 3.2 of the report. [24509/14]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The Deputy will be aware that the Criminal Justice (Fixed Charge Processing System) Working Group was established to oversee and facilitate the implementation of the recommendations of the Report of the Garda Síochána Inspectorate into the Fixed Charge Processing System. The Working Group is due to report to myself and the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport in the coming weeks with respect to progress in relation to implementation of the Report's recommendations, including those referred to by the Deputy, and I expect to be in a position to put this information in the public domain in the near future.