February 2014 Archives (News & Press Releases)

3rd February 2014

IYJS: 'Tackling Youth Crime' Youth Justice Action Plan 2014-2018 published

The Irish Youth Justice Service has published its action plan 'Tackling Youth Crime – Youth Justice Action Plan, 2014-2018' as a successor to its 2008 'National Youth Justice Strategy' Read more

10th February 2014

Spent Convictions: legislation to be passed within first half of 2014?

Recent statements by the Minister for Justice in the Dáil suggest the Spent Convictions Bill may be passed by summer 2014. Read more

25th February 2014

Children's Rights Alliance publish Report Card 2014: Is Government keeping its promises to children?

The Children's Rights Alliance grant the Government a B+ grade for progress made in protecting children in detention from abuse and neglect. Read more

26th February 2014

Oireachtas Justice Committee, submissions on 'Community Courts' & Seanad Debate Word documents II

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality, has included all submissions, written and oral, in relation to a proposed pilot Community Court in Dublin Read more

27th February 2014

Cabinet and Seanad approve Community Court pilot for Dublin

Both the Cabinet and the Seanad have given approval to create a pilot Community Court in Dublin. The Department of Justice & Equality is to look into the matter further. Read more

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