01/11/2004186. Quarterly Crime Statistics – Court OutcomesMs Carney to MINISTER for Justice and Attorney-GeneralQUESTION I would be grateful if you would provide the answer to the following question in relation to the Justice Department's Budget for 2004-05. In order to assist you, please note that this question relates to output group: 1.0 Legal Services (1.4: Office of the DPP).1. In the Quarterly Crime Statistics, information is published on the ‘Court outcomes for aggravated property offences’ and for drug offences –
(a) Why are no figures published on Court outcomes for offences against the person, and in particular, crimes of sexual and physical violence; and
(b) Is it because the Court outcomes, or conviction rates for crimes against the person are embarrassingly low.