Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Questions (597)

Clare Daly


597. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a person who has undergone a parental capacity assessment can be required to undergo a second one immediately or shortly after the first despite there being no issues of process or otherwise with the first one. [11862/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I can advise the Deputy that I am not in a position to comment on matters which are subject to court decisions. Parental capacity assessments are requested by the courts to assist their decision making. Matters relating to the operation of the courts are more appropriate to my colleague, the Minister for Justice and Equality.