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Funeral Costs.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 5 March 2008

Wednesday, 5 March 2008

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Aengus Ó Snodaigh

Ceist:

163 Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Health and Children if the cost of repatriation and funerals of tourists or migrant workers who are murdered in this State are paid by her Department or the arrangements in place to help such families recoup the costs of travel in such tragic circumstances. [9533/08]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

Operational responsibility for the management and delivery of health and personal social services was assigned to the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Therefore the Executive is the appropriate body to consider the particular matter raised by the Deputy.

My Department has requested that the Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Executive investigate the matter and issue a reply directly to the Deputy.

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