Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (630)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

630. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of data access requests his Department has made to telecom companies and social media companies here in the past three years to date in 2020 under the Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011; the number of access requests that were approved and declined by the companies that the data was requested from; and the reason the data was sought. [38855/20]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth does not make requests under the Act.

The bodies who may make disclosure requests are set out in Section 6 of the Act (Garda Siochana, Defence Forces, Revenue Commissioners).