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Deputy Seán Power asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the progress made and his plans to reduce the amount of illegal drug consumption in prisons here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21346/09]

Creator:

Oireachtas

Subject Keywords: Response of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to a question about illegal drug use in Irish prisons
Type: Dail debates
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

Minister's response "The Irish Prison Service continues to work to implement its Drugs Policy & Strategy, entitled Keeping Drugs Out of Prison, which was launched in May 2006. Working to fulfil the commitments contained in the Policy and Strategy involves the implementation of stringent measures to prevent drugs from getting into prisons while, at the same time, continuing to invest in services within prisons to reduce the demand for illicit drugs in the prisoner population as well as meeting prisoners’ treatment and rehabilitative needs."

Date:

26/05/2009

DOI:

10.14655/11971-4579

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Oireachtas. (2009) Deputy Seán Power asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the progress made and his plans to reduce the amount of illegal drug consumption in prisons here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21346/09] [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/4579 [Accessed: 18th June 2019].

  

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