Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (741)

Denis Naughten

Ceist:

741. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice the number of breaches of Part 2 of the Sex Offenders Act 2001 in 2018, 2019 and to date in 2020; the number of cases pending; the number of convictions in each year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27187/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

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

The following deferred reply was received under Standing Order 51
That information is now to hand and the table attached details the incidents of ‘Sex Offenders Act Offences’ reported since 1st January, 2018 up to 27th September, 2020 and their detection status. I hope this information is of assistance.
Appendix:
Incidents of ‘Sex Offenders Act Offences’ reported since 1st January, 2018 up to 27th September, 2020 and their detection status.

Year

Investigation On-going / Not Detected

Detected / Resulted in Proceedings

Total Reported

2018

4

49

53

2019

11

37

48

2020*

9

42

51

Total

24

128

152

*Up to 27th September, 2020.
Question No. 742 answered with Question No. 728.