Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (109, 110)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

109. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of cases in which items or data seized as part of investigations into suspected child abuse are awaiting examination by length of time in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18218/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

110. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of cases in which items of suspected child abuse material are awaiting examination, by length of time examination has been pending in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18219/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 109 and 110 together.

I have requested the information sought by the Deputy from the Garda authorities and I will contact the Deputy directly when the information is to hand.

A deferred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A.