Question to the Minister for Health (Dr. James Reilly, TD)
For WRITTEN ANSWER on 16/04/2013
To ask the Minister for Health his views on establishing an Institute for Forensic Toxicology in the State to reflect international best practice in the coronial service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Jerry Buttimer T.D.
The coronial service is the responsibility of the Department of Justice and Equality. However should it be decided to establish such an Institute my Department would be willing to co-operate fully in providing any support or expertise that would be required.