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Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform his Department’s annual spend on tackling problematic alcohol and illegal drug use respectively for each of the past three years. [20958/09]

Creator:

Oireachtas

Subject Keywords: Response of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to a question about finance for combating alcohol and drugs misuse
Type: Dail debates
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

An estimate of costs within the criminal justice system associated specifically with drug misuse. Services such as An Garda Síochána, the Prisons, the Courts and Probation Service all deal with drugs issues as a part of their wider daily remit, as indeed do a number of officials of this Department as a feature of their designated employment.

Details of the Department’s direct drugs-related expenditure confined to the following specific programmes and initiatives:

(i) Garda Youth Diversion Programme;

(ii) Community based projects funded through the Probation Service which deal with substance abuse, treatment and aftercare;

(iii) The National Drug Related Death Index;

(iv) Drug Court;

(v) Dial to stop drug dealing initiative The details of the expenditure on these programmes for each of the past three years.

Date:

26/05/2009

DOI:

10.14655/11971-4577

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Oireachtas. (2009) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform his Department’s annual spend on tackling problematic alcohol and illegal drug use respectively for each of the past three years. [20958/09] [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/4577 [Accessed: 25th June 2019].

  

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National Drugs Library
 
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