Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Ceisteanna (318)

Pat Carey

Ceist:

447 Mr. Carey asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform when a decision will be made on the request by a person (details supplied) who is serving a sentence in a UK prison to be returned to serve the remaining part of their sentence in a prison here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2939/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

My Department has not yet received an application for this transfer from the United Kingdom authorities. My officials will make inquiries with their counterparts in the UK regarding this matter.