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IPRT Submissions

IPRT Submission on Parole Bill 2016 10th April 2018

In February 2018, IPRT made a submission on the Parole Bill 2016, in conjunction with Dr Diarmuid Griffin Read more

IPRT Submission to the Law Reform Commission on Suspended Sentences 6th April 2018

IPRT answers questions relating to suspended sentences posed by the Law Reform Commission in their call for submissions. Read more

IPRT Submission to the Probation Service's Strategic Plan 2018-2020 16th February 2018

IPRT welcomes the opportunity to provide its views on the role and priorities of the Probation Service as part of the development of its Strategic Plan 2018-2020. Read more

IPRT Submissions to the Law Reform Commission 9th February 2018

IPRT made two submissions to the Law Reform Commission for their Fith Programme of Law Reform. Read more

Submission to the Joint Committee on Education and Skills on 'Education Inequality and Disadvantage' 1st February 2018

IPRT made a submission to the Joint Committee on Education and Skills, before appearing before the Committee on 6 February 2018. Read more

IPRT Submission to the UNCAT in advance of the Second Periodic Review of Ireland 24th July 2017

IPRT made a Submission to the United Nations Committee against Torture in advance of the Second Periodic Review of Ireland under the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in June 2017. Read more

IPRT Position on Closure of the Training Unit 27th April 2017

IPRT welcomes recent initiatives by the Irish Prison Service to better support rehabilitation of prisoners, but expresses its serious concerns at the imminent closure of the Training Unit semi-open facility on 1st May 2017. Read more

IPRT Submission in Advance of the Examination of Ireland’s combined sixth and seventh periodic reports under CEDAW 13th February 2017

IPRT made a submission in advance of the examination of Ireland’s combined sixth and seventh periodic reports under CEDAW in January 2017. Read more

IPRT presentation to the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality 8th February 2017

IPRT focussed on the issues of Prisons, Penal Policy and Sentencing when it presented to the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality on Wednesday 8th February 2017. Read more

IPRT: Discussion Paper on ratification of the OPCAT and the establishment of an NPM 30th January 2017

IPRT submitted a paper to the Department of Justice & Equality to inform discussions around ways to progress the ratification of OPCAT and the establishment of an NPM. Read more

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