Dáil Éireann - Volume 475 - 05 March, 1997
Written Answers. - Syringe Attacks.
Mr. Callely Mr. Callely
169. Mr. Callely asked the Minister for Justice the number of reported syringe attacks on persons in the Dublin metropolitan area in 1996; if he will give a breakdown for each district in this area; and the comparative figures for 1995, 1993, 1991, 1989 and 1987. [6182/97]
Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen) Nora Owen
Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen): I am informed by the Garda authorities that the available information is as follows:
Number of indictable offences in which a syringe was used.
Information for the period prior to 1993 is not readily available.
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