The Tánaiste referred the agreed recommendations of the Garda Inspectorate Report "Changing Policing in Ireland" to the Policing Authority to monitor and assess their implementation by An Garda Síochána in accordance with section 117A(2) of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 and to report to her on a quarterly basis in relation to progress. The first such report was received in January 2017.