Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (535)

Bernard Durkan


535. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when an order to deport will be revoked in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34787/19]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I am advised by the Immigration Service of my Department that the person concerned is the subject of a Deportation Order issued on 29 August 2018.  This Order requires the person concerned to remove themselves from the State and remain outside the State. The enforcement of Deportation Orders are a matter for the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

It is open to the person concerned to submit representations requesting that the Deportation Order be revoked, pursuant to Section 3(11) of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended).  However, I wish to make clear that such an application would require substantial grounds to be successful.

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the Immigration Service of my Department by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response from the Immigration Service is, in the Deputy’s view, inadequate or too long awaited.