Dáil Éireann - Volume 339 - 27 January, 1983
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Prison Sentences Option.
Mr. Blaney Mr. Blaney
40. Mr. Blaney asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs whether the Council of Europe Convention under which prisoners would have the right to opt to serve sentences, which were imposed within the jurisdiction of other member states of the Council, in their home countries has now been opened for signing; and, if so, whether Ireland proposes to sign and ratify this convention.
Mr. P. Barry Mr. P. Barry
Mr. P. Barry: The Council of Europe's convention on the transfer of sentenced persons will be opened for signature on 21 March 1983. A decision has not yet been taken on the question of signature and ratification by Ireland.
Dáil Éireann 339 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Prison Sentences Option.