501. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the INIS has access to an ink stamp to appropriately endorse a passport allowing a person to remain in the State (details supplied) on a stamp 1 basis and seek employment without the requirement for an employment permit; if not, if it will be supplied with same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24937/18]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that officials have been in contact with the Deputy directly to request further details to allow further investigation of this matter.