Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 8 February 2024

Public Accounts Committee

Financial Statements 2022 - Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

9:30 am

Ms Emily Logan:

I cannot remember what number it is, but one of the new provisions is that children over the age of 16 without parental care can come to GSOC and make a complaint and they will be treated as an adult, if you like. In the past, children had to have a parent or guardian, and, for some of the children who come to us, they are not-----