Dáil Éireann - Volume 618 - 27 April, 2006

Written Answers. - Criminal Prosecutions.

Mr. J. O’Keeffe asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the action he will take to deal with the issues raised by certain State solicitors; the measures he will put in place to ensure that accused persons will face trial and that criminals are not set free unnecessarily; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15674/06]

  Mr. McDowell: I presume the Deputy’s question relates to a recent article on the remuneration of State solicitors. I wish to inform the Deputy that I have no function in relation to remuneration of State solicitors. The Chief State Solicitor’s office is a constituent element of the Office of the Attorney General.