IPRT Submissions

IPRT Presentation to the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality on Bail (Amendment) Bill 2017 5th December 2018

IPRT appeared before the Committee to outline a number of concerns in relation to the proposed Bail (Amendment) Bill 2017. Read more

IPRT Submission to the Value for Money and Policy Review of Prisoner Escort Services 29th November 2018

IPRT Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality Value for Money and Policy Review of Prisoner Escort Services in the Criminal Justice Sector, submitted March 2017. Read more

IPRT Submission to the UNCAT on Ireland’s one year follow-up 23rd November 2018

The IPRT Submission to the UN Committee against Torture on Ireland’s one year follow-up to its second periodic report under UNCAT focuses on developments in respect of the ratification of OPCAT. Read more

IPRT Submission to the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission Consultation on Strategy Statement 2019-2021 8th October 2018

In this submission, IPRT outlines the need for the extension of the current grounds for protection against discrimination and the addition of a ‘social origin’ and/or ‘socio-economic status’ ground. Read more

IPRT Submission to UN Working Group on Women deprived of liberty 1st October 2018

IPRT made a submission to the UN Working Group on women deprived of liberty, focusing on women deprived of their liberty in the criminal justice system in Ireland. Read more

IPRT Submission on 'A Vision for Change' 4th September 2018

This submission to Mental Health Reform, to pass on to the Oversight Group of ‘A Vision for Change’, focuses on recommendations to better support people with mental health difficulties in the criminal justice system. Read more

Joint IPRT Submission to the Consultative Panel on Governance of Charitable Organisations 30th May 2018

IPRT made a submission in December 2017, along with eight other charities, expressing concern about section 55 of the Charities Act 2009. Read more

IPRT Presentation to the Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care 23rd May 2018

In our appearance before the Committee, IPRT made a number of recommendations, including investment and use of prevention and early intervention supports. Read more

Report on Penal Reform and Sentencing 10th May 2018

Many of the issues raised by IPRT during our hearing before the Committee are included in the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality report on Penal Reform and Sentencing. Read more

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

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