Thursday, 11 February 2021

Questions (233)

Catherine Connolly


233. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Justice the steps she has taken to ensure that persons arriving at Irish ports and airports and who are seeking asylum are not arrested or fined in circumstances in which they do not have a valid PCR test result; the guidance issued to border agents in this regard; the procedures in place to ensure the safety of such persons; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7519/21]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I have requested information from the Garda Commissioner in relation to this matter. Unfortunately, it was not possible to compile it in the time available.

I will write to the Deputy directly with the information requested, when it is available.