Written answers

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Department of Justice, Equality and Defence

Prison Service

9:00 pm

Photo of Jonathan O'BrienJonathan O'Brien (Cork North Central, Sinn Fein)
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Question 495: To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality, further to Parliamentary Question No. 449 of 22 November 2011, if he will provide an update on his officials examination of the possibility of introducing formal risk assessment procedures for all new prisoners upon admission; the date on which he will publish their findings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7763/12]

Photo of Alan ShatterAlan Shatter (Minister, Department of Justice, Equality and Defence; Dublin South, Fine Gael)
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I have been informed by the Irish Prison Service that the Director General is in the process of establishing an expert working group to examine the matter. It is expected that this Group will report to me by the end of April 2012.


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