Dáil Éireann - Volume 486 - 10 February, 1998

Written Answers. - Victims of Crime.

81. Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the new measures, if any, to offer practical and emotional assistance to crime victims, in view of his speech at the Victims of Crime seminar on 10 December 1997, at which he stated these measures would be introduced from 1 January 1998; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3119/98]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. O'Donoghue): A copy of the speech which I made at the conference is being forwarded to the Deputy. As the Deputy will note, I did not make the remarks he attributed to me.